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Denny Clifford on SkyLink Aviation’s Global Market Pursuits and Partnerships

Denny Clifford joined SkyLink Aviation earlier this year as chief financial officer to manage the company’s financial affairs and participate in the strategic review process. Clifford holds more than 20 years of financial management and military experience in his role at the global aviation and logistics services company. “Denny brings …

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CEO Bradley Feldmann on Cubic’s Int’l Market Strategy, Transportation Push and Founder’s Legacy

Bradley Feldmann elevated to the chief executive post at San Diego-based defense and transportation contractor at Cubic Corp. during the summer after a two-month transition period that saw him succeed William “Bill” Boyle. Feldmann first worked at the company between 1989 and 1999, then returned to Cubic in 2008 and has since led …

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John Thomas on Investing in Leidos’ Organic Growth, Opportunities in its Core Markets & the Draw of Working With the Right People

John Thomas joined Leidos as the Reston, Va.-based national security, health and engineering contractor’s chief strategic officer after Leidos’ 2013 separation from the legacy SAIC organization, where he most recently led close-to-13,000 analysts, scientists, engineers, and business professionals as acting president of SAIC’s National Security Sector. Thomas joined SAIC as …

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Juniper Networks Buys Denial-Of-Service Software Maker

Juniper Networks has acquired cyber attack protection product developer Webscreen Systems for $10 million, Techworld reports. Accumuli Security PLC, Webscreen’s parent, will transfer four Webscreen employees and all Internet Protocol products over to Juniper. Webscreen was founded in 1999 and develops software intended to protect against distributed denial of service, …

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Executive Spotlight: Boeing’s Gail Dobberthien on Customer Interaction, Employee Relations

(Editor’s note: this interview was conducted prior to Dobberthien’s appointment to head finance in Boeing’s commercial aviation services business.) As vice president and chief financial officer for Boeing’s network and space systems business, Gail Dobberthien was responsible for all finance-related activities for the business’ seven divisions. She was previously part …

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Executive Spotlight: Skip Bailey, Technology Integration Director for Deloitte Federal Practice

Dr. Gregg “Skip” Bailey is the director of technology integration in Deloitte’s federal practice, where he develops the consulting firm’s technology vision. He uses his previous experience with data centers, network design and IT management in order to develop that vision for federal customers, including the Justice Department. He recently …

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ICx to be Acquired by FLIR Systems

ICx Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq GM:ICXT) has entered into a definitive merger agreement with FLIR Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:FLIR) which would see ICx acquired through a cash tender offer, followed by a merger with a subsidiary of FLIR, for a price of $7.55 per share in cash. According to the firm, “ICx’s …

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