Sid brings a proven and substantial track record to MacB of successfully growing engineering and technology services companies in our core markets
Dayton, OH and Washington D.C. (PRWEB) July 26, 2011
MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), a leading engineering and technical services company supporting the U.S. Defense and Intelligence communities with over 2,000 employees worldwide, announced today that it has elected Sidney E. Fuchs President and Chief Executive Officer effective August 1, 2011. He replaces current MacB President Charles Schwegman, who is retiring as MacB President after more than 14 years in that position. Fuchs brings more than 25 years experience in Intelligence and National Security, Aerospace and Defense, Commercial IT Services and Private Equity with an emphasis on engineering, development, integration and operations of mission-critical programs, systems and technologies.
“Sid brings a proven and substantial track record to MacB of successfully growing engineering and technology services companies in our core markets,” said Syd Martin, Vice Chairman of the Board of MacB who was also the founder of The Sytex Group (TSGI). “His strong technical and business background, demonstrated leadership, extensive executive experience and breadth and depth of relationships across the defense and intelligence communities will be instrumental as we continue on our incredibly strong growth trajectory.”
“MacB has pioneered the engineering and technical services model for the U.S. Defense and Intelligence market by delivering to customers innovative and reliable technology solutions that address their most complex mission critical needs,” said Sid Fuchs, President and CEO of MacB. “I’m looking forward to working with the MacB team and building on the incredible success they have achieved to significantly expand the Company’s market penetration and presence.”
Prior to MacB, Fuchs was a corporate officer of Northrop Grumman Corporation and held the position of President and CEO of TASC, Inc., a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman that serves the U.S. Defense and Intelligence Community. Under his leadership, revenues grew from $450 million to over $1.2 billion during his tenure. He also served as President of Northrop Grumman Information Technology’s Civilian Agencies Group, a $1.4 billion unit delivering IT services to the Healthcare, Homeland Security, Public Safety and Federal Civilian markets. In addition, he was CEO and a director of ATS Corporation, a Government IT Services provider serving the Defense and Federal markets. Before joining ATS Corporation, Fuchs was CEO and a director of OAO Technology Solutions (OAOT), a global provider of Managed IT services and solutions, where he significantly increased revenue and expanded market share and led OAOT to be sold to Platinum Equity in 2010.
Fuchs is a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer, having served at domestic and foreign posts and on assignment with the U.S. Air Force (USAF) and the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and is a graduate of the CIA’s Special Operations and Training School. In 2002 he was nominated by the White House and appointed by the Secretary of Defense to the National Defense University Board of Visitors and in 2008, he was appointed to the Defense Science Board’s Intelligence Task Force. Fuchs holds BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University (LSU) and has completed executive programs at the University of Virginia Darden School, the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, Harvard University and the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.
ABOUT MACAULAY BROWN, INC. (MacB)
Based in Dayton, Ohio and with locations throughout the U.S., MacB is owned by industry veterans Syd and Sharon Martin and is a leading engineering and technical services company serving the U.S. Defense and Intelligence communities with over 2,000 employees worldwide. For over 30 years, customers have relied on MacB to provide a broad range of technology services, solutions and management support in the areas of Information Operations/Warfare; Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance; Electronic Combat Systems; C4I Systems; Threat Exploitation; Test and Evaluation; Information Technology Solutions; Systems Engineering and Integration; and Technical and Acquisition Management Support. MacB’s customers include various US Intelligence Agencies, the U.S. Air Force, United States Special Operations Command, United States Joint Forces Command, Air Force Material Command, National Air and Space Intelligence Center, U.S. Navy Naval Air Systems Command, United States Northern Command, multiple prime contractors and more. For more information on MacB, please visit http://www.macb.com.