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Walt Havenstein departs BAE Systems

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Walt Havenstein has just resigned as director and chief operating officer of BAE Systems, plc, and has stepped down as president and CEO of BAE Systems, Inc., a fully-owned subsidiary of the global company. Havenstein’s resignation will take effect Friday, June 26, and he will leave BAE Systems, Inc., this …

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Walt Havenstein: What’s Next?

Walt Havenstein: What's Next? - top government contractors - best government contracting event

BAE Systems, Inc. announced Walt Havenstein’s resignation as CEO and Chairman of the Board today.  His resignation takes effect Friday the 26th of June and begs the question: what’s next for Walt Havenstein?  According to the Wall Street Journal, he will take the helm of defense contractor SAIC as CEO. …

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Budget Cuts Prompt GovCon’s Identity Shift

Budget Cuts Prompt GovCon's Identity Shift - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Responding to recent budget changes from the new administration, government contractors like Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin are increasingly diversifying their national defense strategy to include civillian and business assets. The new administration’s defense budget includes major cuts to Missile Defense, Future Combat Systems and Navy shipbuilding operations, as well as killing controversial programs …

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Larry Prior named ManTech President and COO

Larry Prior named ManTech President and COO - top government contractors - best government contracting event

We called him a Beltway Game Changer to watch. Now, this just in: Larry Prior, who has served as chief operating officer of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) since October 2007, has just accepted the position of president and COO of ManTech International Corporation. The news was announced this morning …

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Three ‘Must-Dos’ for Every CFO

Three 'Must-Dos' for Every CFO - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Recently, three leading CFOs in the government contracting community received a top distinction: Each was named finalist for the Group/Division CFO of the Year award presented by the Northern Virginia Technology Council. In advance of the awards ceremony “” it’s slated for June 3 at the Ritz-Carlton in McLean, Va. …

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Secretary Gates Announcement Sends Defense Stocks Higher

Secretary Gates Announcement Sends Defense Stocks Higher - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Defense Secretary Gates spoke today on the future direction of the Pentagon’s weapons programs and specifically how this change of direction will impact military personnel, existing weapons programs and long term planning.  He touched on a large number of specific programs such as the Joint Strike Fighter. Large government contracting firms Lockheed Martin …

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Top 10 Beltway Game Changers to Watch

Top 10 Beltway Game Changers to Watch - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Change. It’s not just a campaign theme anymore. From bailouts to stimulus packages, to talk of cybersecurity and government transparency, change is everywhere in Washington these days. So, who’s leading the charge? For the second straight year, ExecutiveBiz brings you its annual list of Beltway Game Changers. These are agents …

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Is Secretary Gates planning for big defense cuts?

Is Secretary Gates planning for big defense cuts? - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Gates planning on big Defense cuts? That’s what has been reported by Boston.com. According to the article, two defense officials claim that there will be an announcement of as many as six planned cuts. Although not authorized to share details on the topics, the sources claimed that among the potential major weapon …

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