Neel Mehta

BAE, University Partner for Postgraduate Engineering Apprenticeship Program

BAE Systems has partnered with Cranfield University in the U.K. to offer an apprenticeship program that aims to help graduate engineers obtain a masters-level qualification. BAE’s level 7 apprenticeship program’s academic activities are scheduled to commence Monday and will cover topics such as operations management, design-based innovation and cost engineering, the company said Thursday. …

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Steven Esposito Promoted to SLI President & CEO

Steven Esposito, former president of SLI Global Solutions‘ government solutions division, has been promoted to president and CEO of the Silver Spring, Maryland-based professional services company. SLI said Tuesday Esposito will oversee the company’s corporate strategy and execution as well as lead efforts to grow systems development oversight market footprint and expand the firm’s …

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CenturyLink Appoints Gaurav Chand, Shaun Andrews to Exec Roles

CenturyLink has hired Gaurav Chand and Shaun Andrews to serve in executive positions and directly work under Chief Operating Officer Jeff Storey. The company said Tuesday Chand, who previously worked at Dell EMC‘s infrastructure solutions group, and Andrews, formerly senior vice president for IP and real-time communications at Level 3 Communications, will serve …

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Microsoft to Launch IT Academy at Marine Corps Base Quantico

A partnership of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Microsoft will launch an information technology academy meant to train transitioning service members at the U.S. Marine Corps‘ installation in Quantico, Virginia. The ERAU-Microsoft Software and Systems Academy will be unveiled during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Marine Corps’ National Museum on Jan. 8, the …

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Raytheon, University of Arizona Partner on STEM Program for Native-American Students

An employee resource group at Raytheon has partnered with the University of Arizona to mentor and inspire Native-American students toward science, technology, engineering and math careers. Raytheon American Indian Network members facilitate monthly workshops that offer  hands-on activities revolving around STEM to high school and middle school as part of the …

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BAE-Northrop-DECA Team Obtains UK Defense Ministry Acquisition Award

A partnership of BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman and U.K.’s defense electronics and components agency has received recognition from the British defense ministry for their collaborative efforts under the F-35 Lightning II program. MoD honored the bid team called Team UK during the Minister for Defense Procurement Acquisition Awards ceremony that took place Nov. 28 at …

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HPE CEO Meg Whitman to Leave DXC Board; Mike Lawrie Comments

Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, will step down from her role as a member of the board of directors at DXC Technology effective immediately. Whitman became a board member earlier this year of DXC that was formed through the merger between HPE's enterprise services segment and Computer Sciences Corp., DXC said …

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Karin Hoeing Named BAE Group HR Director

Karin Hoeing, a more than 20-year veteran of global oil services company Schlumberger, will formally join BAE Systems in February as group human resources director. BAE said Wednesday Hoeing will also serve on the British defense company’s executive committee and report directly to CEO Charles Woodburn. She previously led Schlumberger’s Wireline business as president and …

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Maxar Wins “˜Deal of the Year' Award; Howard Lance Comments

Maxar Technologies, formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, has received SpaceNews' “Deal of the Year“ award in recognition of the company's acquisition of DigitalGlobe in an estimated $3.6 billion transaction. Maxar's predecessor MDA closed the deal in October in a push to offer imagery, satellite and geospatial services across the government …

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