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Altegrity Names Steven W. Alesio to Board of Directors

Steven W. Alesio has been elected to the Altegrity, Inc. board of directors and to the boards of directors of certain of its parent companies and subsidiaries. Altegrity is a Providence Equity Partners portfolio company that provides investigative, security and training services to federal government and private-sector clients. Alesio currently …

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Honeywell Awards Scholarships to Further STEM Initiatives

Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) announced today 250 teachers had been awarded scholarships to its Honeywell Educators at Space Academy Program. From June 15-28, 2011, educators from 47 states and 27 countries will be hosted at the U.S Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala. The Honeywell Educators will partake in …

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IBM Releases Software to Exploit Big Data

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has unveiled new software and services to help customers more effectively gain competitive insight, optimize infrastructure and better manage resources to address Internet-scale data. Organizations now can implement and analyze tens-of-petabytes of data in its native format and gain critical intelligence in sub-second response times, IBM said. …

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Paul Langevin Joins Sevatec

Sevatec, Inc. announced earlier this month the appointment of Paul Langevin as senior vice president of finance and contracts. In his new role, Langevin will oversee finance, accounting and contracts for the Falls Church, Va., technology firm. “Paul’s experience in contract negotiations and pricing will provide an invaluable asset to …

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CA Technologies Announces Richard Beckert New CFO

CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) this week announced it has appointed Richard Beckert executive vice president and chief financial officer of the IT software firm. Beckert most recently served as CA Technologies’ corporate controller for the past three years. In that role, he was responsible for all the company’s financial planning, …

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ACG Honors M&A Leader Mike Fisher of SRA

The National Capital chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth honored SRA International, Inc’s Vice President of Corporate Development Mike Fisher earlier this month with a 2011 Corporate Executive Dealmaker of the Year award. The ACG award spotlights corporate executives who show consequential achievement in cultivating corporate deals that lead …

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Thunderbirds Soar with Honeywell Biofuel

Always a showstopper, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds’ stunning demonstrations have wowed crowds with daring flight maneuvers and perfect synchronizations. Representing the Air Force around the globe, the Thunderbirds are a symbol of American ingenuity, superior air power and skill. In the spirit of the Air Force’s cutting-edge technology and …

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Northrop Publishes Navy Tribute Book

In celebration of 100 years of naval aviation, Northrop Grumman announced this week sponsorship of a book honoring the history and sacrifice of Navy pilots. FLY NAVY: Celebrating the First Century of Naval Aviation showcases Erik Hildebrandt’s naval photography. From the front lines of Afghanistan to the air shows of …

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Study Reveals Companies Can’t Find Skilled Employees

Human Resource departments struggling to fill vacancies scoff when they hear no one is hiring. It’s not that companies aren’t hiring, HR professionals claim. It’s that few applicants have the necessary skills and experience. ManpowerGroup released its annual Talent Shortage Survey today, confirming what HR directors have been saying. Survey …

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Raytheon Completes First Group of AMDR Modules

Raytheon announced today production of the first group of S-band transmit and receive modules manufactured for the U.S. Navy’s Air and Missile Defense Radar program is complete. “Our AMDR T/R modules are demonstrating significant capability and performance reliability,” said Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems’ Kevin Peppe, vice president of Seapower Capability …

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