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Tuesday Tip Jar

This week, Joe Moye, chief executive officer of Capgemini Government Solutions, shared some words of advice for someone who is just starting their career and has aspirations to lead a firm: “I think it’s important for people at a very early age in their careers to take their career into …

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Harris Taps John Heller to Head IT Services Business

Harris Corporation has named John Heller president of its IT services business, reporting to Chief Operating Officer Daniel R. Pearson. “John brings the breadth and depth of experience vital to continuing the stellar growth trajectory of this business,” Pearson said. “His leadership will further enrich Harris IT services’ reputation for …

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ManTech Named a ‘Best Employer for Veterans’

ManTech International Corporation has been named to Military Times Edge’s 2010 “Best Employers for Vets” list, ranking seventh on the list and placing as the top-ranking government contractor among this year’s selection of companies. Fifty enterprises from the Fortune 1000, Defense News 100 and Federal Times‘ General Services Administration 250 …

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USIS CEO Bill Mixon Supporting Education Efforts at CNU

USIS President and CEO Bill Mixon is set to become a member of the Board of Advisors for Christopher Newport University(CNU)’s Center for American Studies (CAS). CAS was formed in June 2007, seeking to “foster greater civic awareness by promoting a traditional liberal arts education on America’s philosophical roots and …

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Executive Spotlight: Joe Moye of Capgemini

Joe Moye is the chief executive officer of Capgemini Government Solutions.  He spoke with ExecutiveBiz about his firm, the market and shared his advice for rising professionals. ExecutiveBiz: Can you talk about your background and how you came to your current position? Joe Moye: I’m currently president and chief executive …

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Monday Moves

This week, Harris Corporation named Ted Hengst corporate vice president and chief information officer, reporting to Howard L. Lance, chairman, president and CEO. USIS President and CEO William Mixon joined the board of advisers at Christopher Newport University’s Center for American Studies. INDUS named Bernadette Mathews to the position of …

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Mike Kahn to Lead ATK’s Missile Products Group

Alliant Techsystems’ board of directors has elected Mike Kahn to serve as senior vice president and president of ATK Missile Products group, located in Baltimore, Md. “Mike is an exceptionally talented leader with the strategic vision and focus on execution excellence to drive results,” said Mark DeYoung, president and CEO. …

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Harris Names Ted Hengst Corporate VP, CIO

Harris Corporation has named Ted Hengst corporate vice president and chief information officer, reporting to Howard L. Lance, chairman, president and CEO. “Ted is extremely well qualified for this strategic role within our organization and is the ideal leader to deliver innovative, transformational solutions to advance our customer missions by …

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Friday Features

This week, Teresa “Terry” Weipert, partner at Accenture, spoke with ExecutiveBiz about her firm, buyer-provider relations and outsourcing. John Sutton, a member of Global Crossing’s leadership team, shared his outlook on growth strategy and cybersecurity. Alex Miller, L-3’s senior vice president and general manager of the Intelligence Systems Business Unit, …

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Thursday Transactions

This week, SAIC announced it will acquire Massachusetts-based Reveal Imaging Technologies, a firm specializing in threat-detection products and services. Sevatec, Inc., a technology and consulting firm, moved to bolster its cybersecurity capabilities by purchasing Intrepics, LLC. Harris has finalized its planned acquisition of CapRock Communications.

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ATK Elects Roxanne J. Decyk, April H. Foley to Board of Directors

Alliant Techsystems earlier this week elected Roxanne J. Decyk and April H. Foley as independent directors to the company’s board of directors. “Roxanne Decyk and Ambassador Foley are enormously talented individuals who will provide unique perspectives to ATK’s management team as the company expands its international footprint,” said Chairman of …

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World’s Most Influential Cybersecurity Organizations

The Government Accountability Office has released a report identifying the world’s most powerful cybersecurity organizations, ranging from information-sharing forums that are nondecision-making entities of experts to private organizations to treaty-based, decision-making bodies founded by nations. A large group of organizations is actively engaged in developing international agreements and standards related …

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CGI Extends Stanley Tender Offer Once More

CGI Group (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A) has extended its cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Stanley, Inc. (“Stanley”) (NYSE: SXE) for $37.50 per share, net to the seller in cash, without interest and less any required withholding taxes.  The new deadline has …

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