A shortlist of key executive hires this week (so far) – Washington Technology


A shortlist of key executive hires this week (so far)

Several companies in the government market have announced their latest executive hires within the past two days that span C-level appointments and the operational level.

Here is a roundup of five people moves that came to our attention.

Serco Inc.

Trey Theimer, a two-decade market veteran and former Peraton executive, will join Serco Group’s subsidiary for the U.S. and Canada on Monday as chief growth officer and senior vice president.

She will report to Serco Inc. CEO Dave Dacquino and be responsible for what the company calls “big deal pursuit” strategic planning, business development operations and acquisitions.

Theimer was most recently vice president of growth at Peraton. Her career also includes roles at Accenture, Deloitte and the former Computer Sciences Corp.

Maxar Technologies

Thomas Whayne, formerly chief financial officer at OneWeb, has joined space infrastructure and Earth intelligence company Maxar as chief strategy officer.

Whayne’s areas of responsibility and contribution will span corporate development functions including acquisitions and strategic investments.

At OneWeb, he led efforts to raise at least $3 billion in capital for furthering the development of a satellite constellation for global broadband communications.


A publicly-traded space company as of Sept. 10, this provider of geospatial intelligence has brought in nearly two-decade sector veteran Amy Minnick as chief commercial officer.

She will oversee BlackSky’s push to grow its presence among commercial markets and be part of efforts to complement that with expansion in the government arena.

Herndon, Virginia-headquartered BlackSky’s stock now trades on the New York Stock Exchange after its merger with special purpose acquisition company Osprey Technology Acquisition Corp.

Minnick most recently was chief business officer at Cape Analytics, a provider of geospatial imagery to property insurance companies. Prior to that, she led the commercial and civil government business of Maxar’s imagery division.

Mercury Systems

Roger Wells, formerly vice president and general manager of Teledyne FLIR’s unmanned and integrated solutions business, now heads the microelectronics division of Mercury as its president.

Wells started his new role at Mercury on Monday and will focus on making …….

Source: https://washingtontechnology.com/articles/2021/11/02/exec-movement-roundup.aspx

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