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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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AAR Elects Robert Leduc to Board of Directors; John Holmes Quoted

Robert Leduc

AAR has elected Robert Leduc, retired president of Pratt & Whitney, to its Board of Directors, making him the 13th director to join the Board. "Bob brings significant industry and leadership experience as well as a deep knowledge of the aviation market from his time at United Technologies," said John Holmes, president and chief executive officer of AAR.

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Defense Contractors say Looming Sequestration is Causing Hiring, Investment ‘Paralysis’

According to several executives from the defense industry, the possible automatic budget cuts are paralyzing the hiring and investment plans for defense contractors, Reuters reported. In an interview with Reuters July 8, before the Farnborough International Airshow, Mick Maurer, president of Sikorsky Aircraft said, the “uncertainty is paralyzing everyone.” Boeing …

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