Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 06/02/2015

Eileen Drake Named Aerojet Rocketdyne CEO; Warren Lichtenstein Comments

Eileen Drake, formerly chief operating officer at Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD), has been appointed succeed Scott Seymour as the rocket and missile propulsion maker’s president and CEO. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Monday Drake will also become a member of the GenCorp subsidiary’s board of directors following Seymour’s retirement…
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US, Japan Reach $1.7B Northrop Hawkeye Aircraft Sale Deal

Japan has ordered Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) E-2D Advanced Hawkeye planes from the U.S. government through a potential $1.7 billion foreign military sales transaction approved by the State Department…
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DHS Extends Data Center Support Contracts for CSC, HP

The Department of Homeland Security has unveiled a new set of contract extensions to Computer Sciences Corp. and HP Enterprise Services for data center services as DHS transitions to an enterprise computing services framework…
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George Kurian Appointed NetApp CEO, Mike Nevens to Become Chairman

George Kurian, formerly executive vice president for product operations at NetApp (Nasdaq: NTAP), will elevate to the CEO post and join the board of directors following the departure of former chief executive Tom Georgens…
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Matt Desch: Iridium Installs NEXT Satellite Air Traffic Surveillance Payload

Iridium Communications has integrated an Aireon-built air traffic surveillance payload system into a NEXT satellite that is scheduled to go into space between 2015 and 2017. Aireon will utilize the hosted Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast receiver payload to help the aviation industry access information about aircraft position and status, Iridium saidMonday
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CTC Receives Multiple Defense Dept Support Contracts; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has has been awarded three contracts to provide assistance to certain programs of the U.S. Navy and the Defense Logistics Agency. CTC said Friday it received a $2.2 million task order to help the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery conduct industrial hygiene surveys and evaluate workplace hazard control measures…
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