ESGI Search Helps PAE Hire Chief Information Officer (CIO)

ESGI is Proud to Announce

Washington, D.C. – ESGI has just completed the CIO search at PAE resulting in the hire of John Lambeth. Lambeth joins PAE from QinetiQ where he was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Prior to QinetiQ, John was the Vice President of Information Technology and Security with Blackboard.

Lambeth brings 20 years of experience to PAE and will be responsible for helping to integrate all past and future acquisitions at PAE. He will also lead the IT function and bring leading edge technology support to PAE employees and customers globally. He will report directly to the CEO of PAE.

Lambeth is considered one of the most creative and talented IT professionals in the federal contracting business. He led the technology efforts at Blackboard, which is one of the most successful companies in the area of online education.

"We were very fortunate to attract John to PAE. John has been in leadership roles in technology for many years and is well known in Washington as one of the thought leaders in federal contracting IT,” said Evan Scott, President of ESGI. “He will make a significant contribution with his leadership and knowledge in how technology can help the company fulfill its mission around the world."

Founded nearly sixty years ago, PAE is a trusted provider of global integrated mission services. PAE succeeds providing these services to a range of customers, including the U.S. government, international agencies and foreign governments. PAE operates in more than 45 countries, delivering in the following service areas: expeditionary logistics, global operations and maintenance/infrastructure support, space launch and range support, training and capacity building and aircraft maintenance and MRO.

In 2011, private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg purchased PAE from Lockheed Martin. Six months later, PAE completed the acquisition of Defense Support Services LLC (DS2), a leading provider of military aircraft and vehicle maintenance, logistics and base support services. Most recently, PAE has acquired the Applied Technology Division of CSC and is now a $2B entity with over 14,000 employees worldwide. With this new acquisition, PAE continues to provide the services that support its customers' most challenging missions.


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About ESGI

Established in 2000, ESGI is a retained executive search firm helping clients recruit executive talent that understands the complexities of selling products and services to the federal government. ESGI client's, which include both large integrators and private and public technology firms, rely on ESGI to conduct comprehensive, confidential searches to help them secure the best available talent for senior-level openings. ESGI is located in Washington, D.C.

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