People | New execs, customer advocate named
, chief financial officer of L-3 Communications Inc.
, was named interim CEO of the New York company while the board of directors searches for a replacement for L-3 co-founder Frank Lanza
, who died this month. Robert Millard, a board member, was named non-executive chairman. He also is a managing director of Lehman Brothers Inc. and head of Lehman Brothers' Global Trading Strategies.Phillip Bond
, senior vice president of government relations at Monster Government Solutions Inc., was named president of the Information Technology Association of America
. Bond replaces Robert Laurence
, vice president of public sector for Sybase Inc., Dublin, Calif.William Oates
, named this month to the cabinet-level post of Boston CIO
, lands in the middle of several technology initiatives. A Wi-Fi Task Force is working on bringing wireless technology to the city's neighborhoods, and the city this summer will launch a new Web site for residents, visitors and businesses.
Value-added reseller GTSI Corp.
, Chantilly, Va., wants customers to know it has a voice at the company, and that voice belongs to Sandra Blaisdell
, the new area vice president of customer advocacy. Blaisdell will help incorporate customer needs into planning, and identify service-related needs for future customer requirements.