Govcon Wire’s Weekly Roundup Video 10/29/2021

Amentum Strikes $1.9B All-Cash Deal for PAE; John Heneghan to Succeed George Wilson as ECS President; BWXT JV Wins $21B DOE Environmental Management Contract; Executive Spotlight With Definitive Logic’s Michael Conlin Click to Unmute

John Heneghan to Succeed George Wilson as ECS President; Ted Hanson Quoted

George Wilson, president of ASGN’s (NYSE: AGN) ECS subsidiary and a four-time Wash100 Award winner, will retire by the end of 2021 and be succeeded by ECS Chief Operating Officer John Heneghan. Ted Hanson, president and CEO of ASGN, said Wednesday during the company’s quarterly earnings call that Wilson, who has been with ECS since

John Mengucci: CACI Buys 2 Mission Tech Providers, Reports $1.5B in Q1 FY 2022 Revenue

John Mengucci, president and CEO of CACI International (NYSE: CACI) and a two-time Wash100 Award winner, said the company closed two acquisitions in the mission technology area during the first quarter of its 2022 fiscal year. “We acquired two companies that provide mission technology to sensitive government customers. The capabilities include open source intelligence solutions,

GovernmentCIO to Help Modernize DEA IT Infrastructure Under $875M Task Order

GovernmentCIO and its Salient CRGT subsidiary will consolidate the Drug Enforcement Administration’s enterprise information technology systems under a seven-year, $875 million task order. GovCIO said Thursday it will apply DevSecOps and Agile approaches to help the DEA build an integrated IT infrastructure for 16,000 agency users as part of the “Bluestone” project. The goal of

Northrop Receives $298M Contract Modification for Air Force UAS Service

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a $298.2 million contract modification to repair common unmanned aircraft system components for the U.S. Air Force. USAF tasked the company to service sensor suites, launch and recovery equipment and mission controls of both the MQ-4C Triton and RQ-4B Global Hawk platforms, the Department of Defense said Thursday. The

AECOM to Extend USAID Support Through $800M Engineering, Construction IDIQ Contract

AECOM (NYSE: ACM) will continue to offer engineering design and construction services to the U.S. Agency for International Development through the company’s position on a multiple-award $800 million contract vehicle.  The company said Wednesday it aims to help address USAID’s critical infrastructure requirements through the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Possible tasks include support for water supply, energy,

Former FCC CIO Francisco Salguero Moves to Salesforce

Francisco Salguero, formerly chief information officer of the Federal Communications Commission, has joined Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) as a digital acceleration architect, according to his LinkedIn post. Salguero said he aims to help federal customers on their information technology modernization journey with the company’s cloud-based platform. He returned to the private sector after 16 years of

Mercury Names William O’Brien Board Chairman, Adds Debora Plunkett as Director; Mark Aslett Quoted

William O’Brien, a member of Mercury Systems‘ (Nasdaq: MRCY) board of directors since 2008, has succeeded Vincent Vitto as chairman. Mercury said Wednesday that its shareholders also elected former National Security Agency official Debora Plunkett as a director. O’Brien, a 33-year executive veteran at professional services provider PricewaterhouseCoopers, joined the board in 2008 and served

Former LexisNexis Exec Robert Harsla Appointed as Business Development VP at OptumServe

Federal health services provider OptumServe has named Robert Harsla, a former director at LexisNexis Risk Solutions, as vice president of business development, FedHealthIT reported Wednesday. At LexisNexis, Harsala worked in support of health care-focused programs under the departments of Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Centers for Disease Control and