DCS Corporation announced June 1 the appointment of Jim Benbow as CEO, and COO Randy Washington will assume the additional role of company President. Retiring CEO and President Jim Wood will transition to non-Executive Chairman of the DCS Board.
Benbow brings more than 30 years of engineering and management experience in the government services sector to the position. His 17 years with DCS includes 12 years in his most recent role as DCS Chief Business Development Officer. In his new role, Benbow’s primary focus will be shaping and executing the company’s growth strategy, nurturing its employee ownership culture and enhancing the effectiveness of business support systems and functions.
“Over the course of his career and as valued member of senior executive teams, Jim has demonstrated an exceptional working knowledge of the federal technology services sector and a proven ability to tailor structures and processes to deliver growth on a predictable and repeatable basis,” Board Chairman Wood said. “He has motivated staff in all phases of the new business life cycle, developed creative growth strategies to leverage the dynamics of the marketplace and managed development budgets, sales pipelines and financial forecasting. We look forward to his contributions as CEO.”
Benbow previously worked at Titan Corporation and Horizons Technology Inc. He earned a degree in optical engineering from the University of Rochester.
Washington leads the company’s operating units ensuring alignment to, and delivering against, customer requirements and ensuring the DCS work environment creates commitment, motivation and employee engagement.
Since joining DCS in 1987, Washington has held engineering, line management and executive leadership positions. He previously worked as an engineer at Texas Instruments for 10 years, designing software and hardware for ground vehicle electronics systems. He earned degree in electrical engineering from Ohio State University.