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The first half of the year in GovCon closed with the long-awaited announcement of which of the industry’s biggest players would build the Navy and Marine Corps’ next internal enterprise network.
The HP Enterprise Services-led team comprising of industry partners AT&T, IBM, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman won the potential five-year, $3.4 billion Next Generation Enterprise Network program and will help the Navy transition to NGEN over the next 13 months.
Companies coming together, and sometimes dividing, was one of several themes that dominated Executive Mosaic’s coverage of the GovCon sector between January and July.
Geospatial imagery firms DigitalGlobe and GeoEye closed their merger in a move aimed to balance revenue between the U.S. government, commercial and international sectors.
SAIC continued to iron out details of its structure after the company divides into two companies, SAIC and Leidos, and continues to work on positioning both businesses for growth in core areas without having to worry about organizational conflicts-of-interest.
CSC made a series of divestitures in its effort to grow in prime areas such as big data, cloud computing and cybersecurity, more recently a $175 million sale of a base operations business to PAE.
The Potomac Officers Club has been at the forefront of business and technology trends for more than 10 years, bringing together leaders from the public and private sectors to collaborate on how to navigate uncertainties that come with innovation, and more recently, sequestration.
That theme will continue on July 16 when GSA CIO Casey Coleman, Deputy Army CIO Michael Krieger and Silent Circle CEO and co-founder Mike Janke address POC on efforts to secure mobile technologies in the federal space.
Bobbie Stempfley, acting assistant secretary of the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity and communication office, intends to participate in this collaborative forum and share her perspective with GovCon federal mobility leaders.
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Deb Alderson Appointed Sotera Defense CEO

Deb Alderson

Effective July 8, Deb Alderson will become president and CEO at Sotera Defense Solutions.

The 25-year industry vet most recently served as EVP and COO at Fairfax,Va.-based SRA International where she led more than 6,000 employees separated into four operating groups.

Before joining SRA in 2011, Alderson was president of defense solutions at SAIC where she led a team of 14,000 C4 workers.

Wayne Wilkinson Named WBB CFO

Wayne Wilkinson

Wayne Wilkinson has been appointed CFO at Whitney, Bradley & Brown where he will be responsible for contracting human relations and finance departments.

William McMullen, WBB president and CEO, said he is excited an executive with the financial experience like Wilkinson will help contribute to the company’s growth.

The 20-year industry vet comes to the Reston,Va.-based contractor from Nedac LLC where he worked as an adviser to small and midsize contractors.

Larry Clifton Elevates to CACI EVP, HR Lead

Larry Clifton

Larry Clifton has been named EVP and chief HR officer at CACI International after serving in the role on an acting basis since February.

He will continue to oversee talent management and leadership development at the Arlington,Va.-based firm.

John Mengucci, CACI COO, said Clifton has been with the company for more than a decade and has contributed to the company’s expansion.

Clifton served as senior CACI  leader in recruiting and workforce planning and had a career in the Air Force before joining the company.

Janet Foutty to Lead Deloitte Federal Consulting

Janet Foutty

Janet Foutty has succeeded John Gibbons as Deloitte Consulting’s federal practice lead.

Foutty is a 22-year company veteran who currently leads more than 15,000 employees worldwide and

helped lead Deloitte’s acquisition of Ubermind in 2012.

Jim Moffat, Deloitte Consulting chairman and CEO, said Foutty’s experience with commercial clients will be a great asset to government clients as they try to build their technology capabilities.

John Gibbons moves into a role where he will advance special projects for Deloitte Consulting.

Robert Mullins Steps into Cobham Corporate Strategy, M&A EVP Role

Robert Mullins

Robert Mullins has been named EVP for corporate strategy and M&A at Cobham where he will report to CEO Bob Murphy.

He most recently was SVP of corporate strategy at ATK where he was in charge of M&A projects and the company’s planning process.

Before ATK, Mullins was VP of operations strategy and development for ISR systems at Northrop Grumman.