Posts from GovConDaily for 01/27/2015

January 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Sinks 1%, Durable Goods Orders Fall in December

The GovCon Index reflected a sell-off in U.S. stock markets to record a decline of 1.301 percent — or 0.918 points — to close at 75.529. Orbital Sciences (NYSE: ORB) — the index’s largest gainer for the day — saw its stock price jump 2…
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Marilyn Crouther, US Public Sector Chief at HP Enterprise Services, Enters Wash100 for Tech Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Marilyn Crouther, senior vice president and general manager of the U.S. public sector at HP Enterprise Services, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting industry…
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James Clapper Selected to Wash100 for Intell Community Leadership as DNI

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce James Clapper, director of national intelligence, as the newest inductee into the Wash100 — a group of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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Lockheed’s Stephanie Hill: Mentorship Programs, Partnerships Key for Companies

Stephanie Hill, vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin‘s information systems and global solutions-civil business, believes that workplace mentorship provides an opportunity for junior employees to connect with and learn from managers…
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MBDA Vet Steve Wadey Appointed CEO at QinetiQ; Mark Elliott Comments

Steve Wadey, managing director of MBDA‘s U.K. arm and co-chair of the Defense Growth Partnership, will join QinetiQ as CEO in the second quarter of this year. QinetiQ said Tuesday that Wadey will also be a member of its board of directors and the committees for risk and corporate social responsibility, nominations and security…
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Richard Hale: Joint Staff Sets Cyber as Acquisition Requirement for Defense Systems

The Joint Chiefs of Staff has now included cybersecurity under the survivability key performance parameter for the acquisition of new defense technologies with embedded computing systems, Breaking Defense reported Tuesday…
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Boeing’s CST-100 to Ferry NASA Astronaut for 2017 Manned Capsule Test Flight

Boeing aims to send its crew capsule to space with a NASA astronaut and a Boeing test pilot for a first manned test flight in July 2017. NASA said Monday that Boeing and SpaceX executives have laid out their companies’ spacecraft development, testing and flight goals under the agency’s Commercial Crew Program…
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