Arlington-based eGlobalTech has announced its new leadership following the death of founder Sonya Jain, with Sanjiv Jain taking over as CEO.
Jain, Sonya Jain’s husband and the firm’s chief administrative officer, will be responsible for the overall performance of the IT solutions, cybersecurity and management consulting firm. In addition to the new role for Sanjiv Jain, the company announced Branko Primetica, eGlobalTech’s chief strategy officer, will take on the additional role of president, and Joseph Zimmerman, an executive vice president, has been named chief operating officer.
Sonya Jain died Dec. 17 following a long battle with cancer. She was 54.
“Our goal is to continue building upon eGlobalTech’s success while providing our clients with the highest quality services possible,” Sanjiv Jain said in a statement. “We have an unbelievable team of dedicated professionals, innovative and evolving solutions, as well as an excellent reputation in the marketplace, positioning us for future growth.”
Sanjiv Jain, Primetica and Zimmerman have been part of the firm’s senior executive team for some time, and the company said the continuity will help ensure eGlobalTech’s strategic direction, corporate culture, ability to perform, and partnerships will not change.
In 2017, Sonya Jain was a recipient of the Women Who Mean Business Washington Business Journal Award. She was honored with a Women in Technology Leadership Award in 2016 and was also recognized with a SmartCEO 2016 Washington Future 50 award. In 2015, eGlobalTech was named to FCW’s list of Top 20 Women-Owned Companies in the government IT market. She is survived by her husband Sanjiv Jain and her two daughters, Ritika and Eisha.
eGlobalTech was among the nominees for the 2017 GovCon Awards, contending for the Contractor of the Year Award in the $75 million to $300 million category. Primetica spoke with WashingtonExec about the company’s achievements and the application of the “FISH! Philosophy” in the workforce.