George F. Allen has accepted a position on the board of directors of Xybernaut Corp. of Fairfax, Va. Allen, a former governor of Virginia, will help market the company's newest wearable computer product, the MA-IV.

Macro International Inc. of Calverton, Md., announced that Michael J. Cocchiola has joined the company as a vice president. Cocchiola's responsibilities include customer service, marketing and generating new business.

Electronic Data Systems Corp. an-nounced that the vice president of human resources and diversity for its government services group has won an award. Kathy Torrence, who works out of the Herndon, Va., office, has been named the 1998 Woman of Color in Technology by the publications US Black Engineer and Information Technology and Hispanic Engineer and Information Technology.

Gary Hobbs, a former Northrop Grumman Corp. executive, joined Dyncorp of Reston, Va., to become president of its Information and Engineering Technology Inc. of Fairfax, Va.

Raytheon International Inc. of Lexington, Mass., announced that Robin L. Beard has been appointed president and chief executive officer of the company's corporate operations in Washington. Beard will direct congressional liaison and other activities.

Curtis L. Cornell has been named to the new position of director of government and education sales at Merisel Inc. of El Segundo, Calif. His first task is to expand Merisel's government access reseller program to local, state and federal resellers.

AAC Associates Inc. of Vienna, Va., announced that James E. Francis has joined the company as executive vice president and chief operating officer.


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