Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 06/24/2015

Navy Vet David Buss to Lead Cubic Defense Business Strategy

David Buss, a retired U.S. Navy vice admiral and former commander of Naval Air Forces, has joined Cubic (NYSE: CUB) as vice president of business strategy for the company’s global defense unit. Cubic said Wednesday the 36-year Navy veteran will also serve as deputy to Bill Toti, Cubic’s global defense segment president, and will oversee live, virtual and constructive training programs for military customers…
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Former DCAA Chief Patrick Fitzgerald Joins Baker Tilly’s GovCon Advisory Practice; Tony Fuller Comments

Patrick Fitzgerald, a former director of the Defense Contract Audit Agency, has joined Baker Tilly Virchow Krause’s government contractor advisory services practice. Baker Tilly said WednesdayFitzgerald brings more than three decades of government contracting, financial management and acquisition planning experience to the accounting firm’s GovCon practice…
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Informatica Stockholders OK Acquisition Offer From Permia, CPP Investment Board

Informatica‘s (Nasdaq: INFA) stockholders have voted to accept an offer to acquire the company by Permira and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. The data integration software provider said Tuesday the acquisition is scheduled to close within the third quarter of the company’s current fiscal year…
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Senate Confirms David Shulkin as VA Health Undersecretary

The Senate has approved Dr. David Shulkin as undersecretary for health at the Department of Veterans Affairs by a voice vote, the Associated Press reported Tuesday. President Barack Obama nominated Shulkin, president of the New Jersey-based Morristown Medical Center, in March to lead the department’s Veterans Health Administration…
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Lockheed Subcontracts Aerojet Rocketdyne for Satellite Propulsion Systems; Warren Yasuara Comments

Lockheed Martin has selected Aerojet Rocketdyne to provide the XR-5 Hall Effect and MR-510 Arcjet electric propulsion subsystems and monopropellant rocket engines for Lockheed’s contract with Arabsat…
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Schafer Awarded DARPA-Navy Weapon Development Support Contract; Denise Kellogg Comments

Schafer Corp. has received a five-year, $23.5 million contract to assist in a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency–U.S. Navy joint weapon systems development effort. Schafer saidTuesday the company would work to integrate, test and deploy the DARPA-Navy Long Range Anti-Ship Missile…
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