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President Bush has nominated John P. Stenbit, a former TRW Inc. vice president, to be chief information officer at the Defense Department.

The Senate must vote to confirm Stenbit, who recently retired as executive vice president for special assignments in TRW's aerospace and information systems division.

John P. Stenbit
A longtime employee of TRW, Stenbit previously spent four years at DOD, including two years as principal deputy director of telecommunications and command and control systems, and a stint as a staff specialist for the Worldwide Military Command and Control System in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

His DOD experience extends beyond the department. At TRW, he also was director of requirements and group development for the company's defense systems group.

Linton Wells II is now Defense's acting CIO. Arthur Money left the position in April.
The Patent and Trademark Office has named Douglas Bourgeois its CIO.

Bourgeois is the principal adviser to the office's director on applying information technology. He filled a post left vacant when Dennis Shaw resigned in September. Bourgeois will also take charge of electronic-commerce initiatives such as the Electronic Business Center.

Stephen A. Perry is the 17th administrator of the General Services Administration.

Perry, who in March retired as senior vice president of the Timken Co. of Canton, Ohio, took over the executive management agency following a May 31 swearing-in ceremony.

Gary J. Krump, deputy assistant secretary for acquisition and material management at the Veterans Affairs Department, has been elected vice chairman of the Procurement Executives Council.

As vice chairman, Krump replaces Paul A. Denett, former director of administration at the Interior Department, who is retiring from the department after more than 33 years of federal service.

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