WHO'S ON FIRST
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Kajax Engineering Inc. in Arlington, Va., has named Sharon Goodman Persinski vice president of business development. She will be responsible for all marketing of civilian and Department of Defense agencies and commercial contractors. She has been with KEI for five years as director of business development.
David C. Cannon Jr. of PPG Industries in Pittsburgh, has been elected to the newly created post of vice president of environment, health and safety. Cannon's responsibilities included legal affairs involving environmental activities, employment and PPG's coatings and chemicals businesses.
AT&T's Government Markets business unit announced that Rear Adm. Tom Brooks, USN (ret.) has been named vice president. Brooks will be responsible for serving the defense and intelligence communities, bringing unique insight to specific customer needs in the defense, secured and classified markets and the international area.
Frontier Corp., Rochester, N.Y., named Donald F. Detampel, president of ConferTech International, responsible for U.S. operations. ConferTech is one of the world's largest multimedia teleconferencing companies.
Signal Corp., Fairfax, Va., has hired Robert Fredericks as vice president of business development. Fredericks was previously with Ogden Corp. where he served as vice president of finance and administration and CFO of government services.
Robert M. Schoenborn has been promoted to vice president of the software engineering division of the defense systems group for Statistica Inc. in Rockville, Md. He will be responsible for the continued growth and management of the division within the Department of Defense marketplace.
Carol Molesky has been named North American Technical Director for Sybase Inc.'s InformationCONNECT Division in Emeryville, Calif. Molesky is responsible for the management, recruitment and training of the Division's team of systems consultants across North America.
Dr. Deborah C. Hockman, vice president, Laboratory and Technical Services, for Waste Management Inc., and L. Peter Frieder Jr., chairman and CEO of Gentex Corp., have been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Institute for Environmental Renewal in Mayfield, Pa.
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Amy Dempsey has been named Southeastern regional manager for Environmental Data Resources Inc. of Southport, Conn. Dempsey, who will be based in Kennesaw, Ga., will be responsible for servicing existing accounts and developing new business in the Southeast.
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