Monday Moves: The Biggest Executive Moves from the Week in Government Contracting

Sid Fuchs was brought on at ATS to serve as the COO, while Michael Chertoff joined the board at BAE Systems.

Raytheon named David Jensen VP, Communications for IIS and QGA hired Chris Brown to the position of director of digital strategy.

Also, iDirect promoted Chris Norem to CFO.

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