LGS Innovations Appoints John Fitzgerald as New CFO
Seasoned industry executive to lead company’s financial strategies
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LGS Innovations today announced the appointment of John Fitzgerald as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In this role, Mr. Fitzgerald will lead LGS’s financial organization and serve as a key member of the company’s senior leadership team. The company plans to leverage Fitzgerald’s experience with private-equity-owned businesses and corporate mergers and acquisitions as it transforms itself into a platform company that delivers systems and solutions to a global market.
“I look forward to supporting LGS’ growth as well as helping the company expand into new markets through sound financial strategy.”
“John was identified by LGS management during an extensive industry search as a leader who had experience with private equity-owned businesses; serving the missions of government; mergers and acquisitions; and integrating new businesses into established companies,” said LGS Innovations CEO Kevin Kelly.
Mr. Fitzgerald has more than 26 years of industry experience, having recently served eight years as the Chief Accounting Officer for ManTech International Corporation. In this capacity he oversaw the company’s accounting, tax, budgeting, financial systems, forecasting, real estate, risk management, and financial reporting as well as spearheaded the financial due diligences and integrations of sixteen acquisitions.
“I am very proud to join such an innovative company that is dedicated to the missions of government and commercial customers’ needs for mission critical communications,” said Fitzgerald. “I look forward to supporting LGS’ growth as well as helping the company expand into new markets through sound financial strategy.”
Prior to joining LGS, Mr. Fitzgerald provided finance and accounting services to several companies owned by private equity firms. Other positions previously held include Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of DynCorp and Vice President and Controller at Litton/PRC Inc.
Fitzgerald holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of Maryland, and is a CPA.
About LGS Innovations
LGS Innovations delivers next generation solutions that solve the most complex networking and communications challenges facing the U.S. Federal Government, state and local governments, foreign governments, and commercial enterprises. LGS offers groundbreaking research and development and builds advanced wireless, optical, and wired products and applications customized for specific mission environments. These solutions provide unique information and data security advantages that lead to the operational success of its customers.
LGS Innovations is a U.S.-owned company headquartered in Herndon, Virginia. Formerly a subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent, LGS is the exclusive reseller of Alcatel-Lucent products and services to the U.S. Federal Government and any other entity when the end customer is the U.S. Federal Government. LGS maintains strong ties to Bell Labs and its technologies, preserving a deep heritage of creative, life-changing innovations. Employing more than 700 associates – including more than 450 scientists and engineers – LGS also holds offices in Colorado, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico, and North Carolina. To learn more about LGS Innovations, visit www.lgsinnovations.com.