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    New Structural Changes at SAIC

    Science Applications International Corporation yesterday announced structural changes that will direct focus and resources to high-growth areas and provide enterprise-level emphasis on cybersecurity. Charles Koontz, president of the Information Technology and Network Solutions Group, will serve as executive vice president for strategic projects and report directly to Chief Executive Officer Walt Havenstein. Larry Cox, senior […] More

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    SAIC Announces Structural Changes

    Science Applications International Corporation on Thursday announced structural changes effective Aug. 2 that will direct focus and resources to high-growth areas and provide enterprise-level emphasis on cybersecurity. Charles Koontz, president of the Information Technology and Network Solutions Group, will serve as executive vice president for strategic projects. He will be reporting directly to Chief Executive […] More

  • The GovCon Ripple Effect - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    The GovCon Ripple Effect

    In the government-contracting community, one executive move can have a chain-reaction effect. While every year sees executive moves throughout the govcon community, this past year has demonstrated just how each move influences other executives. Back in June last year, Bob Coleman stepped down as the president and chief operating officer of ManTech International. The entrepreneurial […] More

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    SAIC, DynCorp Announce Financial Results

    Two major government contractors today announced their fiscal results, noting a positive trend with spiking figures in revenue growth. Walt Havenstein, SAIC chief executive officer, attributed the positive numbers to winning several significant contracts during the quarter in national priority areas such as cybersecurity and logistics. “These awards reflect the strong alignment between our strategic […] More

  • Major Moves to Northern Virginia: Local Leaders Weigh In - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Major Moves to Northern Virginia: Local Leaders Weigh In

    In the United States, there have been six major corporate headquarter relocations in the past three years.  Four of them came to Fairfax County: CSC, SAIC, Volkswagen North America, Hilton North America; and Northrop Grumman also chose Virginia, with a final decision on the site to be made soon.  We spoke to Dr. Gerald Gordon, […] More

  • Daily Government Contracting Recap - April 9, 2010 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Daily Government Contracting Recap – April 9, 2010

    The new healthcare law is attracting scammers, according to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Northrop Grumman and Boeing won Navy deals. Walt Havenstein commented on SAIC's major donation to the U.S. Naval Academy. Adm. Mike Mullen and Defense Secretary Robert Gates both fully support the Nuclear Posture Review. DoD revealed its open government plan. This virtual […] More

  • ExecutiveBiz Names Top 20 People to Watch in 2010 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ExecutiveBiz Names Top 20 People to Watch in 2010

    In just a few short weeks, 2010 begins “” the dawn of a new decade. The question now is: Who’ll be leading change in and around government contracting? We’ve got a few suggestions. For the second consecutive year, ExecutiveBiz brings you its annual list of Top 20 People to Watch. From government leaders to CEOs, policy […] More

  • SAIC's Walt Havenstein helps reinvigorate STEM educational enterprise - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAIC’s Walt Havenstein helps reinvigorate STEM educational enterprise

    Last April, President Obama issued a challenge to corporations and individuals: It’s time to reinvigorate America’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) educational enterprise. Looks like Walt Havenstein, SAIC’s new CEO, is picking up the torch. Just recently Havenstein told a paper in Huntsville, Ala., where SAIC employs 2,300: “STEM is a way of getting […] More

  • Walt Havenstein Assumes Duties as CEO of SAIC - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Walt Havenstein Assumes Duties as CEO of SAIC

    Walt Havenstein became CEO of SAIC on September 21. He also serves as a member of SAIC’s board of directors. Before his appointment as CEO, Havenstein served as COO and member of the board of directors for BAE Systems plc, and president and CEO of BAE Systems Inc., BAE Systems plc’s wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary. Havenstein […] More

  • Larry Prior: ExecutiveBiz Exclusive Interview - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Larry Prior: ExecutiveBiz Exclusive Interview

    Here’s a re-cap of a few executive transitions since early June: Larry Prior moved to ManTech, Walt Havenstein moved to SAIC, and Tony Zinni moved to BAE.  In his first interview since taking office, Larry Prior talked about his top priorities and how he’s furthering ManTech’s position as an ‘essential partner’ in cyber and national security. […] More

  • SAIC names Walt Havenstein CEO - top government contractors - best government contracting event

    SAIC names Walt Havenstein CEO

    It’s official: Walt Havenstein has been named CEO of SAIC, the scientific, engineering, and technology applications company with 45,000 employees. Havenstein will become CEO on September 21. He will also become member of SAIC’s board of directors. Havenstein most recently served as chief operating officer and member of the board of directors for BAE Systems […] More

  • Walt Havenstein departs BAE Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Walt Havenstein departs BAE Systems

    Walt Havenstein has just resigned as director and chief operating officer of BAE Systems, plc, and has stepped down as president and CEO of BAE Systems, Inc., a fully-owned subsidiary of the global company. Havenstein’s resignation will take effect Friday, June 26, and he will leave BAE Systems, Inc., this coming September. Meanwhile, BAE reports […] More

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