Tag Archives: aerospace

Pine Island Names David Wajsgras, Matthew Levine as Partners

David Wajsgras

Pine Island Capital Partners has appointed David Wajsgras, a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, and Matthew Levine to serve as partners and on the firm’s investment committee. Wajsgras will bring two decades of experience at the senior executive management level, where he has provided operational, strategic and financial leadership across the aerospace, commercial and defense industries.

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Raytheon Technologies Business Enters Alliance with C3.ai to Develop AI Solutions

C3.ai

C3.ai and Raytheon Intelligence & Space, a Raytheon Technologies business, have entered an alliance to develop artificial intelligence solutions (AI) for aerospace and defense missions, such as the U.S. Air Force and Intelligence Community (IC). The companies will work to identify applicable use cases for AI and help the military adopt new technology.

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GSA Names Payman Sadegh as New CDO; Bob De Luca Quoted

General Services

Payman Sadegh has been appointed as chief data officer (CDO) with the General Services Administration (GSA). Sadegh will succeed Kris Rowley, the first appointed CDO, who left the agency for the private sector March 31 after serving a seven year tenure. In the interim, deputy chief information officer, Beth Killoran, served as acting CDO.

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US-EU Aviation Safety Agreement Updated to Expand Scope of Cooperative Efforts

Aviation Safety

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has expanded its areas of collaboration with the European Commission (EU) under an updated US-EU safety agreement that reflects new annexes regarding flight simulator equipment and pilot licensing. FAA and EC decided to facilitate the conversion of private pilot licenses and aircraft and instrument ratings between the US and European aviation regulators. 

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ST Engineering Names Dianne Howells President, CEO of Miltope Corporation; Tom Vecchiolla Quoted

ST Engineering

ST Engineering North America has appointed Dianne Howells as president and chief executive officer of Miltope Corporation, effective Sept. 28, 2020, the company reported on Monday. Howells will succeed Jack Haley, who has led Miltope Corporation since 2017. Howells has more than two decades of experience in the aerospace and defense industry.

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Tamr Secures $60M Contract to Automate Air Force Configurations; Mike Gormley Quoted

Tamr

Tamr has been awarded a potential five-year, $60 million contract from the U.S. Air Force SEEK EAGLE Office (AFSEO) to accelerate and automate the flight certification process and provide recommendations for new flight configurations, the company announced on Thursday.

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Intelligent Waves Names Heidi Pirela CHRO to Lead HR Department; Tony Crescenzo Quoted

Heidi Pirela

Intelligent Waves has appointed Heidi Pirela as chief human resources officer to lead the company’s Human Resources (HR) function, including organization development, integrated talent management, leadership development and culture, the company announced on Wednesday

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Deloitte Releases Midyear Aerospace and Defense Industry Outlook to Report Effects of COVID-19

Deloitte

Deloitte has recently released its Midyear Aerospace and Defense Industry Outlook that has analyzed the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the commercial aerospace, defense sectors and Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity, the company reported on Thursday

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