From Executive Mosaic President and
Publisher Jim Garrettson
Executive Mosaic’s Weekly News Round-Up
The Senate and House overwhelmingly voted this week to approve a continuing resolution that allocates $982 billion to fund the government for at least six more months.
Three weeks after agencies started to implement more than $85 billion in sequestration cuts for the rest of this fiscal year,Congress faced a Wednesday deadline to pass a spending package or have a government shutdown.
Uncertainty will continue to be a very real driver in the GovCon market and companies are accelerating moves to adjust and plan ahead accordingly.
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Here are some of the major developments from this week:
John Mengucci on CACI EVPs Lou Lifrieri and Mike Rhodes Leading New C4ISR and Mission Systems & Services Groups
Executive Vice Presidents Lou Lifrieri and Mike Rhodes will lead new C4ISR and mission systems and services groups at CACI, effective April 8.
The groups will be formed out of the mission systems organization currently led by EVP Karl Johnson, who is set to retire July 5.
John Mengucci, chief operating officer, said the two groups are the result of a planned leadership succession and the realignment aims to company resources.
Lifrieri and Rhodes both joined the Arlington, Va.-based contractor in 1998 through its acquisition of QuesTech.
Orlando Carvalho Elevates to Lockheed Aeronautics EVP
Orlando Carvalho has beenpromoted to EVP of Lockheed Martin‘s aeronautics business area and succeeds Larry Lawson, who is retiring from the company April 5.
A 33-year company vet, Carvalhopreviously served as head of the F-35 program and led the mission systems and sensors business.
Lorraine Martin, a 25-year veteran of the firm, has succeed Carvalho as head of the F-35 program and previously led flight tests, deployments and sustainment work in nine partner nations.
Jason Frye on American Systems’ Appointment of Ron Costella as Training Lead
Ron Costella has returned to American Systems as VP and executive director of the training and operational services business segment, where he will develop and implement growth strategy.
Jason Frye, GM of the human capital and managed services business unit, said the training organizationCostella now leads is strategically important for the company’s growth.
A 20-year Army vet, Costella most recently served as VP of operations for Veritiss LLC and was a leader in the U.S. Joint Forces Command‘s training directorate as his last post in the Army.
Jim Finn Joins CSC as Corporate Comm VP
Jim Finn has been named VP of corporate communications at CSC, where he will be responsible for increasing the profile of CSC‘s brand and executives within the IT marketplace.
The IBM vet will be based out ofCSC‘s Falls Church, Va. headquarters and will report to Peter Allen, executive VP of global sales and marketing.
Finn has previously served in communication leadership roles at Oracle, Avaya and GM and will lead external and internal communications and industry analyst relations in his new role.