Phillip Lacombe, former head of the commercial cybersecurity and secure mission solutions businesses at Parsons, has been named president and chief operating officer at Reston, Virginia-based government services contractor STG.
STG said Sept. 6 he will lead the company’s efforts to identify new business opportunities and develop new platforms for clients in the defense and national security technology sectors.
The two-decade industry veteran succeeds Paul Fernandes, who retired as president of the company after a 12-year career there.
“[Lacombe] has proven his ability to drive growth through successful M&A and organic business development and we look forward to benefitting from this outstanding track record, ” Simon Lee, STG Group chairman of the board.
Lacombe joined Parsons in 2014 through the engineering and construction firm’s acquisition of Secure Mission Solutions, which he helped establish and previously led as president and COO.
The U.S. Air Force veteran also held senior executive roles at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Veridian as well as served on multiple government panels such as the President’s Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection.