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  • Kevin Craven to Lead Serco's UK Central Gov't Division - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Kevin Craven to Lead Serco’s UK Central Gov’t Division

    Kevin Craven, former CEO of Balfour Beatty Services, will join Britain-based government services contractor Serco as chief executive of the company’s U.K. central government division on Sept. 1. Craven led Balfour Beatty Services for four years prior to his appointment at Serco, where he will also serve on that company’s executive committee, Serco said Friday. “He is […] More

  • xG Technology to Team With SAIC On $497M Army Comm Vehicle - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    xG Technology to Team With SAIC On $497M Army Comm Vehicle

    xG Technology has been selected as subcontractor to provide communications and network services to the U.S. Army under a potential $497 million contract vehicle. The company will team with SAIC, one of the prime contractors, under the five-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract awarded by the Army’s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, xG announced Tuesday. xG Technology will strive to provide […] More

  • Dave Helmreich Leads Audience Partners as New CEO; Jeff Dittus Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dave Helmreich Leads Audience Partners as New CEO; Jeff Dittus Comments

    Dave Helmreich, formerly senior vice president for the media and advertising business of Neustar, has joined digital media technology provider Audience Partners as CEO. He holds experience in leading technology-enabled organizations and helping enterprise clients implement data-based advertising platforms, Audience Partners said Wednesday. Audience Partners chairman Jeff Dittus said Helmreich will leverage his leadership skills to help […] More

  • Oracle Nears Deal to Acquire Micros Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oracle Nears Deal to Acquire Micros Systems

    Oracle Corp. is close to making a deal with Micros Systems, Inc. to buy the company for $5 billion, Bloomberg reported Monday. Alex Sherman and Dina Bass write that Larry Ellison, Oracle CEO, is in talks with restaurant and hotel software provider, Micros systems about acquiring them in hopes of spurring growth into the cloud software […] More

  • Boeing-Lockheed JV Seeks Rocket Engine Partners - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing-Lockheed JV Seeks Rocket Engine Partners

    The United Launch Alliance has signed contracts with several U.S. companies to move towards creating a next-generation rocket engine, Reuters reported Tuesday. Andrea Shalal writes the joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin will choose one company to investigate next-generation liquid oxygen/ hydrocarbon first stage propulsion concepts to build the rocket engine as an alternative […] More

  • Siemens Joins Forces With SMC to Train Saudi Medical Professionals - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Siemens Joins Forces With SMC to Train Saudi Medical Professionals

    Siemens will collaborate with a medical facility in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to train and educate healthcare professionals on how to use technology in their work to diagnose, detect and treat illnesses. The company and the Specialized Medical Center aim to extend the skills and capabilities of healthcare workers and to extend SMC’s reputation with citizens […] More

  • Loren Thompson: Jerry DeMuro Emphasizes Cash Flow, Shareholder Value as BAE's US Chief - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Loren Thompson: Jerry DeMuro Emphasizes Cash Flow, Shareholder Value as BAE’s US Chief

    Gerard “Jerry” DeMuro, president and CEO of BAE Systems‘ U.S . subsidiary, has implemented strategic initiatives since taking the helm in February with the aim of helping the business maintain a steady cash flow and shareholder value, Forbes reported Tuesday. DeMuro joined BAE Systems Inc. from General Dynamics as defense spending cuts were starting to hit the […] More

  • Andrew Roberts Appointed CEO of Align Aerospace; Ray Benvenuti Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Andrew Roberts Appointed CEO of Align Aerospace; Ray Benvenuti Comments

    Andrew Roberts, formerly President and Chief Executive Officer with Permaswage, has been appointed CEO of Align Aerospace, a provider of hardware components and supply chain solutions, reported Business Wire. “Align Aerospace is a strong competitor in the hardware distribution marketplace and has the potential to grow its market share significantly by investing in product and […] More

  • Grant Thornton CEO Ed Nusbaum Elected for 2nd Term - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Grant Thornton CEO Ed Nusbaum Elected for 2nd Term

    The board of governors Grant Thornton has unanimously approved a second term for CEO Ed Nusbaum to serve through December 2017. Nusbaum first became the firm’s CEO in 2010 and previously led U.S. operations as chief executive between 2001 and 2010, the Grant Thornton announced Monday. “I am honoured and look forward to working alongside our […] More

  • Executive Profile: William Hoover, American Systems President and CEO - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: William Hoover, American Systems President and CEO

    William Hoover serves as the president and chief executive officer of AMERICAN SYSTEMS where he leads the development of Vision/2012, the company’s growth plan. Hoover joined American Systems in June 2005 from his role as the president and chief operating officer of Dynamics Research Corp. In his 25-year career in the information systems and services market […] More

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