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Exclusive: Larry Prior on his new role at ManTech

It’s been a little over a month since Larry Prior was named president and COO of ManTech International Corporation, and it’s already clear which title he prefers. “I am first and foremost an operator,” says Prior. “The chief operating officer cares a lot about top line growth, taking care of …

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SAIC names Walt Havenstein CEO

It’s official: Walt Havenstein has been named CEO of SAIC, the scientific, engineering, and technology applications company with 45,000 employees. Havenstein will become CEO on September 21. He will also become member of SAIC’s board of directors. Havenstein most recently served as chief operating officer and member of the board …

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Walt Havenstein: What’s Next?

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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Executive Profile: Walt Havenstein of SAIC

Walter P. (Walt) Havenstein is CEO of Science Applications International Corporation. Previously, he served as president and CEO of BAE Systems Inc., the wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, and as a board member of BAE Systems plc. effective June 26.  Bill Hoover of AMERICAN Systems had this to say of …

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Larry Prior named ManTech President and COO

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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Is Secretary Gates planning for big defense cuts?

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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ExecutiveBiz Selects Top Ten “Beltway Game Changers”

Earlier this month ExecutiveBiz highlighted ten area executives in relatively new roles who we expect to be firmly placed in the 2008 spotlight. Perhaps these executives can take their cue from another set of leaders who have grown quite accustomed to being in the middle of the action. ExecutiveBiz’s “Beltway …

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Report: SOCOM Briefs Industry on Purpose Built Non-Standard Commercial Vehicle Program

The U.S. Special Operations Command held an industry day in February to discuss with vendors its performance specifications and technical requirements for the Purpose Built Non-Standard Commercial Vehicle program, The Drive reported Wednesday. The PB-NSCV program seeks to facilitate the procurement of a purpose-built vehicle with a common chassis and drivetrain …

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Report: Turkey Solicits Bids for F-35 Info System Integration Project

Turkey has launched a bidding process for a project to link information systems of the country’s future F-35 aircraft to an information network of the Turkish air force, C4ISRNET reported Tuesday. The report said Turkey’s undersecretariat for defense industries will accept proposals for the F-35/Air Force Information System Integration Project through Feb. 28. The country …

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