Archive: Government & Professional Services

GD, Northrop Announce Job Cuts

Two major government contractors, General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman, announced layoffs today. The cuts at Falls Church-based GD are coming from its Gulfstream aircraft unit, as fewer corporations are willing or able to shell out money for a private plane. The company said demand for large-cabin and green aircraft demand...

By Terri Rupar | March 5, 2009; 12:13 PM ET | Comments (0)

Booz & Co. Begins Its Branding Campaign

By Zachary A. Goldfarb The commercial division of Booz Allen Hamilton is kicking off a branding campaign as the McLean consulting giant prepares to split up. Carlyle Group, the District private-equity firm, is buying a majority stake in Booz Allen's much larger government unit. Booz & Co., the new name...

By Zachary Goldfarb | June 24, 2008; 02:08 PM ET | Comments (0)

The New Booz & Co.

By Zachary A. Goldfarb Booz Allen Hamilton, the giant McLean consulting company, today gave more details about its plan to separate its commercial management consulting unit from its government business. The new management consulting company, focused on companies and foreign governments, will be called Booz & Co. and be led...

By Terri Rupar | May 21, 2008; 06:28 PM ET | Comments (3)

SAIC Agrees to Acquire Md. Consulting Firm

Science Applications International Corporation has agreed to buy SM Consulting, a Linthicum provider of foreign language and information technology services to government and private sector clients. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1996 by president and chief executive Sheila Courtney Heinze, SMC has grown steadily into...

By Mike Shepard | March 19, 2008; 06:40 PM ET | Comments (0)

Zinni Takes Full-Time Position With DynCorp

DynCorp International, one of the largest U.S. contractors in Iraq, said today that retired Marine Gen. Anthony C. Zinni has resigned from its board to take a full-time position with the Falls Church company, which provides security and police training services to the government. He will serve as an as...

By Mike Shepard | July 18, 2007; 01:04 PM ET | Comments (0)

CACI Announces More Exec Changes

The Arlington government technology contractor is shuffling the front office some more. It named chief operating officer for U.S. operations William M. Fairl as president of U.S. Operations. He will be replaced as chief operating officer by Randall C. Fuerst, head of CACI's enterprise technologies and services business group. Jack...

By Dan Beyers | June 27, 2007; 08:04 AM ET | Comments (0)

Tom McMillen Pitches Another IPO

Former Washington basketball star, and congressman, Tom McMillen and his partner Harvey Weiss are planning an IPO for a second blank-check company called Fortress America Acquisition Corp. II. They filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to offer shares at $8 a pop, raising up to $92...

By Dan Beyers | June 26, 2007; 04:30 PM ET | Comments (0)

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