EM Logo5This week, the biggest news GovCon Wire covered was the announcement that Rupert Soames has been named CEO of Serco Group and will become a member of the board, effective June 1.
Soames previously served as chief executive of Scotland-based power generation company Aggreko since 2003 and is currently an independent director at Electrocomponents.
Ed Casey, interim CEO, will lead the company until Soames takes over in June.
“I would also like to express my huge appreciation to Ed Casey for his commitment to Serco during this difficult period, and for providing great leadership to get the company back on track,” said Alastair Lyons, non-executive Chairman of Serco Group.
Soames has also held leadership roles at GEC and Avery Berkel UK Ltd.
GovCon Wire publishes a number of stories each week that include executive appointments, M&A activity and earnings reports at GovCon firms.
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