John Fitzgerald Heads to LGS Innovations as EVP, CFO; Kevin Kelly Comments

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John Fitzgerald, formerly chief accounting officer at ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT), has joined LGS Innovations as executive vice president and chief financial officer and will oversee LGS’ financial organization. LGS said Tuesday that Fitzgerald holds at lease 26 years of experience in the financial industry as the company seeks to evolve into a platform company for a global...

LGS Innovations Sold to U.S. Investment Firms for $200M; Kevin Kelly Comments

Kevin Kelly Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) has sold the company’s government technology subsidiary LGS Innovations to two U.S. investment firms for around $200 million in a move that will enable LGS to chase market and customer opportunities that it may not have been able to previously go after under Alcatel, LGS CEO Kevin Kelly told PCWorld Friday. Stephen Lawson writes Chicago, Ill.-based Madison Dearborn...

Rich Martin Joins LGS as CIO; Kevin Kelly Comments

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Rich Martin, former chief information officer at data communications provider Transaction Network Services, has joined LGS Innovations as CIO. The 20-year industry veteran will serve as technical and personnel leader at LGS and manage operations for activities related to information technology, the company said Tuesday. Kevin Kelly Kevin Kelly, LGS CEO, said Martin will play a key role in the Alcatel-Lucent...

LGS Providing Army Training Base Avaya Digital Comm System; Kevin Kelly Comments

  Kevin Kelly LGS Innovations has won a $14.1 million contract to provide an Avaya communications system to a U.S. Army base and transition the bas digital voice-over Internet Protocol data system. The Army trains between 85,000 and 90,000 military and civilian personnel per year at Fort Leonard Wood in earthmoving, truck driving, civil support and first response to weapons of mass destruction,...

Heavy at the Top: June’s GovCon Exec Move Recap

GovCon saw a number of top position changes and executive-level hires in the month of June, with GovCon Wire covering 20 in all. Three of GovCon’s largest firms will have new CEOs this year, all of whom previously served as COOs at their respective companies Hiring intelligence and information executives was also trending this month as five were brought in or promoted to either presidents,...

LGS Promotes Kevin Kelly To CEO; Ronald Iverson Retiring

Kevin Kelly LGS Innovations, an independent subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU), has promoted Chief Operating Officer Kevin Kelly to CEO. LGS said Kelly will succeed the retiring Ronald Iverson, who has served as the company’s CEO since its founding in 2007. Kelly said the company will continue to pursue work in research and development and networking infrastructure to meet federal agencies’...