ESGI Search Results in PAE Hiring Chief Finance Officer

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Washington, D.C. – ESGI, a retained executive search firm specializing in senior-level searches for federal contractors, announced that it has completed the CFO search at PAE. As a result of the search, Charles D. Peiffer has joined PAE as their new CFO.

As CFO at PAE, Charles will report to CEO, John Heller and have global responsibilities for all financial operations.

Prior to joining PAE, Charles was Senior Vice President and CFO of IAP Worldwide Services for the past five years. He reported directly to the CEO and was responsible for leading and managing the global finance function. His many achievements at IAP included delivering sustainable execution with EBITDA growing at a CAGR of 14.3% through 2011 and reducing working capital as a percentage of sales by 360 basis points through 2011.

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.


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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