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  • Systems Integrator Force 3 Promotes COO Les Trachtman to CEO - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Systems Integrator Force 3 Promotes COO Les Trachtman to CEO

    Maryland-based federal systems integrator Force 3 has promoted Les Trachtman, chief operating officer since 2008, to succeed Rocky Cintron as CEO. CRN reports Cintron will move into the chairman of the board position. Chad Berndtson writes Trachtman helped lead the company’s acquisition of medical imaging integrator secureRAD in June 2012. Before joining Force 3, Trachtman […] More

  • Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson Hopeful Over Sequestration Delay - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson Hopeful Over Sequestration Delay

    New Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson said Wednesday she hopes Congress and the White House will eventually eliminate cuts under sequestration after agreeing to delay them for two months, the Washington Business Journal reports. Jill Aitoro writes she sent a memo and video to employees upon her elevation to the chief executive position, succeeding Bob […] More

  • Intel CEO Paul Otellini Expects Successor to Come From Within Company - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Intel CEO Paul Otellini Expects Successor to Come From Within Company

    Intel‘s board of directors will likely appoint its next CEO from within the company when Paul Otellini retires in May, Otellini said Wednesday, according to Marketwatch. Benjamin Pimentel writes analysts listed possible internal candidates to include Chief Product Officer David Perlmutter, Chief Financial Officer Stacy Smith and Sales and Marketing General Manager Thomas Kilroy. Otellini […] More

  • Pitney Bowes Names 27-Year IBM Vet Marc Lautenbach CEO - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Pitney Bowes Names 27-Year IBM Vet Marc Lautenbach CEO

    Pitney Bowes has appointed Marc Lautenbach, a 27-year veteran of IBM and more recently a managing partner there, to succeed the retiring Murray Martin as president and CEO, effective immediately. Pitney Bowes said Martin has also resigned from the board of directors, where he served as chairman, and Lead Independent Director Michael Roth will serve […] More

  • Executive Spotlight: Salient Federal CEO Brad Antle on the LIST Acquisition and New Tech Offerings - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Spotlight: Salient Federal CEO Brad Antle on the LIST Acquisition and New Tech Offerings

    Brad Antle serves as president and CEO of Salient Federal Solutions, a federal IT and engineering solutions business he founded in 2009. Prior to founding Salient, the U.S. Navy veteran was president and CEO of SI International, where he oversaw the integration of nine acquisitions and the purchase of the $600 million company by Serco […] More

  • Siemens Pakistan Names 32-Year Vet Guenter Zwickl CEO - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Siemens Pakistan Names 32-Year Vet Guenter Zwickl CEO

    Siemens Pakistan‘s board of directors has elected 32-year company veteran Guenter Zwickl CEO and managing director, The News International reports. According to the website, he will focus on streamlining and growing the company's business in the country. The company has had a long-term presence in Pakistan since its inception, helping the country answer challenges, Zwickl […] More

  • Report: Cisco CEO John Chambers, Board Name Potential Successors - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Cisco CEO John Chambers, Board Name Potential Successors

    Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers and the board of directors have named potential successors upon his retirement within the next two-to-four years, Sarah Frier reports for Bloomberg. Chambers and the board identified 10 senior managers as potential CEOs, including Chief Operating Officer Gary Moore, according to the report. Other candidates include Executive Vice President of […] More

  • BAE US CEO Linda Hudson Joins Bank of America Board - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE US CEO Linda Hudson Joins Bank of America Board

    Linda Hudson, president and CEO of BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary, has been appointed to the board of directors at Bank of America. Bank of America said the move is effective immediately as several of the company’s directors are reaching retirement age and others’ terms are set to expire next spring. Hudson elevated to CEO in […] More

  • Cubic Founder Walter J. Zable Dies At Age 97 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cubic Founder Walter J. Zable Dies At Age 97

    Cubic Corp. announced Monday that founder, Chairman, President and CEO Walter J. Zable died at age 97. The company also announced a series of moves in its top executive ranks (click over to GovCon Wire for more). Zable, a Boston native founded the global defense contractor in 1951. Prior to forming Cubic he served as […] More

  • Women Make Up 20% Of Lockheed Execs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Women Make Up 20% Of Lockheed Execs

    More than 20 percent of Lockheed Martin‘s executive positions are filled by women, the Washington Business Journal reports. According to Jill Aitoro’s report, the total percentage of women employees is nearly 26 percent. Marilyn Hewson, current head of the electronic systems business, told Aitoro that CEO Bob Stevens has created a culture that encourages professional […] More

  • Profile: PPC CEO Michael Freeman - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Profile: PPC CEO Michael Freeman

    Michael Freeman is CEO at Project Performance Corp., the North American subsidiary of international energy and environment consulting firm AEA. The 25-year federal market veteran works with senior PPC management to lead and execute the company’s business strategy, with the goal of maintaining growth and staying in front of the information technology market. According to […] More

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