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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly News Round-Up
Kay Kapoor Named AT&T Govt Solutions President
Kay Kapoor has been named president of AT&T Government Solutions, where she will lead a 4,000-employee organization that delivers IT and professional services to federal agencies.
The 25-year IT and GovCon vet previously served as CEO at Accenture Federal Services and has also held leadership roles at ITT Corp. and Lockheed Martin.
“The federal government is going through a technological transformation, embracing mobile and cloud solutions while combating new cyber security threats to our nation’s infrastructure,” said Kapoor.
Kapoor will report to Frank Jules, president of global business solutions, and will be based out of AT&T’s Oakton, Va. office in her new role.
Stu Shea on SAIC’s ‘Leidos’ Name for the Future Health, Engineering Company
When SAIC splits into two independent companies, the enterprise IT and technical services business will retain the SAIC name while the national security, health and engineering business will be called “Leidos.”
Leidos is taken from “kaleidoscope” and is meant to signify how the company will bring together ideas from different angles the company will take when developing offerings.
“It’s [Leidos] a memorable word with dynamic connotations that capture the energy, talent and passion that our employees bring as they work to deliver solutions that protect our nation, our communities and our families,” Stu Shea, future COO at Leidos.
The separation is subject to final approval by SAIC’s board of directors and the new name must be approved by stockholders.
Sheila Cheston on Northrop’s Promotion of Walter Page to Aerospace Systems Sector Counsel and VP
Walter Page III has elevated to vice president, associate general counsel and sector counsel for the aerospace systems sector of Northrop Grumman, where he will be the primary legal counsel for sector President Thomas Vice.
Page will succeed Georgetta Wolf on April 1 and report to Sheila Cheston, corporate VP and general counsel.
Cheston said Page has served the company for more than 20 years, where he has accrued broad experience and shown analytical skills.
Page currently serves as a division counsel and worked for TRW before it was acquired by Northrop in 2002.
Kelly Ortberg on Rockwell Collins’ Appointment of Colin Mahoney to Intl, Service Solutions EVP
Colin Mahoney has succeeded 30-year company vet Greg Churchill as executive vice president for international and service solutions atRockwell Collins.
Mahoney previously served as VP of sales, marketing and support for the commercial systems segment and has held several other leadership positions during his 26 years at the company.
President Kelly Ortberg said Mahoney brings a global perspective and business development experience to his new role.
Churchill will retire from the company at the end of March, was in that EVP role since February 2010 and previously served as EVP and chief operating officer of the government systems segment.