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Executive Spotlight: Unanet CEO Craig Halliday Discusses Advancements in CRM, ERP Solutions; Unanet Connect; COVID-19 Impact

Craig Halliday, CEO of Unanet

Craig Halliday, chief executive officer of Unanet, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the company’s advancements to its customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions. Additionally, he addressed how COVID-19 has impacted customers and businesses, as well as how the pandemic will change processes and the market moving forward. 

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AECOM Appoints New Chief Execs to Global Transportation, Program Management Businesses

AECOM

AECOM has appointed Jennifer Aument as chief executive of the company’s global transportation segment and Drew Jeter as chief executive of its global program management business. Aument’s appointment will take effect April 5 and Jeter’s selection will begin on Jan. 25. "These appointments complement a diverse Executive Leadership Team advancing our Think and Act Globally strategy,’’ said Troy Rudd, AECOM’s CEO. 

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VMware Elects Ken Denman to Board of Directors; Paul Sagan Quoted

Ken Denman Board Member VMware

VMware has elected technology executive, Ken Denman, to the company’s board of directors. On the board, Denman will provide his expertise and leadership experience gained from serving in the technology sector. “Ken is an experienced technologist and corporate director with deep roots in software, mobile and AI technologies," said Paul Sagan, lead director, chair of the Compensation and Corporate Governance Committee.

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Corner Alliance to Develop Emergency Guidance Tool for DHS

Corner Alliance

The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate awarded over $1.5M to Corner Alliance for the development of a new emergency guidance planning app. The Federal Emergency Management Agency's website would feature the Alerts, Warnings and Notifications guidance tool that would offer best practices, customized resources and templates for emergency planning and readiness efforts, DHS said Tuesday.

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Satellogic Names SpaceX as Preferred Launch Provider; Tom Ochinero Quoted

Tom Ochinero Commercial Sales VP SpaceX

SpaceX has agreed to become Satellogic’s preferred provider of rideshare launch services in support of the latter's plan to develop its Earth Observation Constellation by 2022. Under a new partnership between the two companies, Satellogic said Tuesday its Earth observation satellites will launch on SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, with the first mission scheduled for June this year.

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Jacobs to Begin Final Processing for Orion Spacecraft at Kennedy Space Center

Orion spacecraft

A Jacobs-led ground systems engineering team will prepare the Orion spacecraft for final processing and fueling as a prerequisite to rocket integration activities of an upcoming lunar flight mission. The company said Tuesday its Exploration Ground Systems team received Orion on Saturday at Florida-based Kennedy Space Center to prepare the spacecraft for NASA's Artemis program.

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