STG Inc. has appointed Chief Operating Officer Paul Fernandes president as CEO Simon Lee, who previously held the president title, will now serve as both chief executive and chairman of the board.
The company said Lee, who had served as president since the company’s 1986 founding, will continue to be involved in high-level strategy as CEO with Fernandes having responsibility for all day-to-day operations.
In a Monday release, Lee said Fernandes has participated in every aspect of business growth and understands the company’s business philosophy.
Fernandes said the company has made several large investments over the past year.
Before taking on that role, he served as senior vice president of the defense sector and previously was SVP for the civil agencies sector.
Prior to joining STG, the 20-year senior management veteran served as SVP for the government services civilian unit at ACS Inc., a Xerox company.
There, he held profit-and-loss responsibilities for contracts with the U.S. Defense Department, Air Force, Congress, Executive Office of the President, the Environmental Protection Agency and the departments of Energy and Housing and Urban Development.
The company also recently appointed Steven Bouchard, a former Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) capture management director, VP for integrated capture management services with responsibility for driving strategic growth plans.