The Insider

DOD Appointments

July 15, 2015 at 3:25 PM

The Pentagon announced today that Arsenio Gumahad has been named deputy director for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance in the Defense Department's acquisition office. Gumahad previously served as chief executive of IC Vets.

Wendin Smith, the former vice president for strategic development at Scitor, has been named deputy assistant secretary of defense for countering weapons of mass destruction, while Christopher Maier, former senior adviser to the National Counterterrorism Center director, has been named deputy assistant secretary of defense for special operations and combating terrorism.

Andrew Exum, previously a management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, has been appointed deputy assistant secretary of defense for Middle East policy, and Aaron Hughes, formerly vice president for intelligence community support at In-Q-Tel, has been appointed deputy assistant secretary of defense for cyber policy.

Additionally, Abraham Denmark, previously an executive at the National Bureau of Asian Research, has been picked to be deputy assistant secretary of defense for East Asia, and Maura Sullivan, formerly with the Department of Veterans Affairs, has been named assistant to the defense secretary for public affairs.

-- Marjorie Censer

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