WHO'S ON FIRST
was named marketing manager for Avaya
in the mid-Atlantic region. She will be based in Reston, Va., and will be responsible for marketing activities including demand creation, market penetration, branding campaigns and customer events. Brummer was previously national public relations manager at Computer Sciences Corp.
Hosting services provider ServerVault
of Springfield, Va., named G. Wilson Miller
as its chief scientist. He will run the company's research and development laboratory. Miller was most recently at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. The company also named Mark Laudenslager
as its director of operations. He will direct customer provisioning and customer care. Laudenslager was most recently at Capital One Financial Corp.Edge Technologies,
Fairfax, Va., hired Richard Rose
as chief financial officer. He will be responsible for leadership in obtaining investment capital, supervision of all financial transactions and implementation of new benefits programs. Before joining Edge, Rose was employed at Sonus Communications Inc., Penril DataComm Networks and Netrix Corp. Edge provides Web-based network management and enterprisewide portal solutions.
Ottawa, Canada-based FreeBalance Inc.
, a provider of e-government solutions, appointed Mark O'Connor
as product manager of eGovernment and James Chartrand
as senior product architecht. The firm also promoted Grice Mulligan
to manager of Global Solutions. O'Connor will manage the entire lifecycle of FreeBalance's e-government products. Chartrand will provide technology insight, direction and vision to the design and development of the firm's e-government products. And Mulligan will be responsible for penetrating and developing new markets for FreeBalance products.Suren Gupta
has been appointed head of global operations and information services at AirClic Inc.
in Blue Bell, Pa. Gupta was most recently senior vice president of information technology at GMAC Residential. The firm also elected Harvey Golub
as chairman of the board and Phillip Riese
as director and chief executive officer. Golub recently retired as CEO of American Express Co. Riese was most recently CEO of OptiMark Inc., a provider of technology systems to electronic markets. AirClic provides technology to transform portable Web devices like a cell phone into a remote control for consumer applications.Marie "Terry" Weaver
and Michele Heffner
have been selected as directors in the General Services Administration's Office of Governmentwide Policy
in Washington. Weaver will head the Office of IT Accommodation. That office is responsible for ensuring that technology is accessible to people with disabilities. Heffner will be in charge of the Office of Interagency IT Strategies. That office provides management support to the CIO Council, the Information Technology Resources Board and the Procurement Executive Council.ITT Industries
, Clifton, N.J., appointed Steven Gaffney
as president and general manager of ITT Industries, Aviation Division. He was previously vice president and director of programs for ITT since 1998. The company is a supplier of electronic protection and communication, navigation and identification systems for the armed forces of the United States and allied nations.
The Aerospace Industries Association
in Washington announced the members of its 2001 executive committee. Michael Brown
of Litton Industries Inc., Daniel Burnham
of Raytheon Co., Nicholas Chabraja
of General Dynamics Corp., Vance Coffman
of Lockheed Martin Corp., John Douglass
of AIA, Robert Johnson
of Honeywell Aerospace, Karl Krapek
of United Technologies Corp., Marshall Larsen
of BFGoodrich Aerospace, Mark Ronald
of BAE Systems North America and Harry Stonecipher
of The Boeing Co. Krapek is chairman, Larsen is vice chairman, Douglass is president and CEO, and George Copsey
is secretary-treasurer. The group also appointed Richard Foley
, vice president of contracts for Raytheon Co., as chair of the association's Procurement and Finance Council.Sytex Inc.,
Doylestown, Pa., has appointed two vice presidents. William Doyle
of the Special Operations Division in Vienna, Va., has been appointed vice president of Intelligence Operations. Michael Karpinsky
of the Technical Management and Support Group in Augusta, Ga., has been appointed vice president of Tactical and Training Support Operations.
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