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  • ECS Federal CEO George Wilson to Serve on PSC Board of Directors - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ECS Federal CEO George Wilson to Serve on PSC Board of Directors

    George Wilson, president and CEO of ECS Federal, has been elected to the Professional Services Council’s board of directors. Wilson is one of 11 newly elected member-company executives who will each serve a three-year term on the council’s board effective Jan. 1, PSC said Monday. He will work with other new and re-elected board and executive committee members […] More

  • Executive Profile: Scott Chaplin, ATK General Counsel, SVP & Corporate Secretary - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Scott Chaplin, ATK General Counsel, SVP & Corporate Secretary

    Scott D. Chaplin serves as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary for ATK. Chaplin joined ATK in October 2012 and currently has overall responsibility for the corporate legal function, including government contract oversight, regulatory compliance, ATK's global sales team support and oversight for product and intellectual property management. He brings more than 18 years of […] More

  • CGI Federal Wins $34 Million EPA Cyber Deal - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CGI Federal Wins $34 Million EPA Cyber Deal

    CGI Federal Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of CGI Group, Inc. (NYSE: GIB), has inked a $34 million deal to provide EPA a new cybersecurity approach, leveraging the firm’s recently expanded cyber capabilities. Under the task order, CGI will partner with the agency to develop and adopt a new strategy focused on boosting the internal security […] More

  • ECS Hires George Wilson as New VP - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ECS Hires George Wilson as New VP

    Electronic Consulting Services, Inc announced last week the addition of George Wilson as executive vice president and chief strategy officer. “I am excited to join Roy and all members of the ECS team,“ Wilson said. “I am impressed by their team quality, the strength of their infrastructure and the commitment to their employees and the […] More

  • NCI Announces New Board of Directors Member - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NCI Announces New Board of Directors Member

    NCI announced this week Philip O. Nolan's appointment to its board of directors. Nolan served as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Stanley, Inc, and is credited with Stanley's placement on FORTUNE magazine's “100 Best Companies to Work For“ list from 2007 to 2010. Stanley also ranked seventh on Forbes' 2008 list of “America's […] More

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    CGI Federal Nears Completion on Stanely Deal

    CGI (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A) reports that its cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Stanley is nearing completion (NYSE: SXE). “Consistent with our strategic plan, this combination will increase our US revenue to more than 45% of our global total,“ said Michael E. Roach, President and CEO of CGI. “Completing […] More

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    Stanley to Work with HHS ONC to Support Nationwide Health Information Network

    Stanley, Inc. (NYSE: SXE) signed a two-year, time-and-materials contract valued at $6 million, with exercise of options, by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of the National Coordinator (ONC), to provide operation and infrastructure support for the Nationwide Health Information Network. According to the firm, “under this award, Stanley will provide […] More

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    CGI Extends Stanley Tender Through August 2

    CGI Group has once again opted to extend its $903 million tender offer for Stanley, moving the deadline to August 2. Stanley would become a part of CGI Federal, led by George Schindler. The firm agreed to purchase Stanley in May for $37.50 per share in cash, a deal approved by boards of both companies. […] More

  • Thursday Transactions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thursday Transactions

    This week, BAE Systems finalized the acquisition of Atlantic Marine following approval from the government. In May, BAE announced an agreement to purchase Atlantic Marine from JFL-AMH Partners, LLC, a portfolio company of the private-equity firm J.F. Lehman & Company for $352 million. And CGI Group has once again extended its $903 million tender offer […] More

  • Executive Profile: Brian Clark of Stanley, Inc - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Profile: Brian Clark of Stanley, Inc

    Brian Clark is executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer for Stanley, Inc. He also is on the Employee Stock Ownership Program, 401(k) Plan, and Sarbanes-Oxley Steering Committees. In this position, Clark oversees and participates in the financial operations, executive compensation structure, regulatory issues and mergers and acquisitions. Before joining Stanley in 2006, Clark […] More

  • 2010's Acquisitions Wave: Cash is Back - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    2010’s Acquisitions Wave: Cash is Back

    Harris Corporation’s acquisition of privately-held CapRock Communications for a reported $525 million in cash is the latest in a series of major cash acquisitions, proving that, even if credit is still tight, cash is back. CapRock’s customer base includes energy sector giants Chevron and Halliburton as well as DoD.  Howard L. Lance, chairman, president and […] More

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    Thursday Transactions

    This week saw a pair of billion-dollar acquisitions. First, CGI moved to acquire Stanley Associates for an estimated pricetag of $1.07 billion. Then SAP acquired Sybase for a little under $6 billion. Both moves provide the firms with a new sense of synergy moving forward. Also, General Dynamics purchased EBV Explosives Environmental Company for an […] More

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