Tag Archives: Chuck Harrington

Parsons Enters $300M Deal for BSTG; Chuck Harrington Quoted

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Parsons has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Braxton Science & Technology Group (BSTG) and its subsidiaries for $300 million. With the purchase, Parsons will enhance its solutions, products and capabilities across the space, cyber and intelligence markets. BSTG has a large portfolio of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products and government off-the-shelf products, which have provided mission critical solutions across spacecraft ground control and spacecraft integration. 

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Parsons Transfers Corporate HQ to Washington Metro Area; Chuck Harrington Quoted

Parsons has decided to transfer its corporate headquarters from Pasadena, Calif., to the Washington, D.C. area in line with the company’s growth efforts in critical infrastructure, intelligence and defense markets. Chuck Harrington, chairman and CEO of Parsons, said in a statement published Thursday the move seeks to support the company’s concentration of employees in the Washington capital region and is driven by investments, acquisitions and other strategic actions in the past decade.

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Parsons Adds Harry McMahon to Board of Directors; Chuck Harrington Comments

Harry McMahon, a former executive chairman at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, has joined the board of directors at Parsons. The 32-year investment banking veteran has assisted corporations and institutions in strategic and financial activities that have include mergers and acquisitions, Parsons said Tuesday. Parsons Chairman and CEO Chuck Harrington said McMahon …

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Parsons Launches Fellows Program for Technical Professionals

Parsons has formed a Fellows Program in a move to recognize the company’s top technical professionals and encourage innovation in helping customers address technical challenges. Members of the Fellows Program will be appointed based on their expertise in a scientific, engineering or technology discipline; industry recognition and awards; and contributions to …

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Parsons’ Carey Smith, Biff Lyons Participate in MIT Industrial Liaison Program Kickoff Meeting

Parsons has participated in a Massachusetts Institute of Technology program that seeks to establish industrial relationships between global companies and MIT. The company said Wednesday it conducted a kickoff meeting on June 26 with MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as part of the university’s Industrial Liaison Program. Involvement in ILP would help …

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Parsons Supports California Science Center Mission to Transport NASA Space Shuttle Tank

Parsons has provided consultation services in support of the California Science Center‘s mission to transport a NASA Space Shuttle external tank. The External Tank 94 has completed its transport from New Orleans to the California Science Center where it will be integrated with the Space Shuttle Orbiter Endeavour and displayed in a launch position at the new Samuel Oschin …

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FireEye-Parsons Alliance Seeks to Offer Multisector Cybersecurity Platforms; David DeWalt, Chuck Harrington Comment

FireEye and Parsons have partnered to develop a portfolio of technology and service offerings designed to minimize security risks in physical and cyber systems. The alliance seeks to combine FireEye’s threat intelligence and information technology protection services with Parsons’ critical infrastructure management expertise, FireEye said Monday. “Critical infrastructure providers are …

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Parsons Unveils 5-Unit Structure, Mary Ann Hopkins to Head Federal Org; Chuck Harrington Comments

Parsons has formed five business units under a new program that seeks to create growth opportunities for the company and help with the delivery of services to clients. Chuck Harrington, Parsons’ chairman and CEO, said Monday the Forward “initiative is an important step in enhancing the effectiveness of our company, making us more agile …

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Donald Graul Promoted to President of Parsons Construction Group; Chuck Harrington Comments

Donald D. Graul, formerly executive vice president of design-build construction at Parsons Construction Group, has been promoted to president of the firm’s division. Parsons said Monday Graul will succeed Garry Higdem and oversee the company’s construction business in North America. “His strong industrywide relationships… expertise in strategy development and team building, …

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