E3/Sentinel, a NewSpring Holdings company, has announced the appointment of Mehdi Cherqaoui to the role of chief operating officer. He will lead overall business operations including finance, accounting, contracts and legal, reporting directly to CEO Andy Maner.
“Mehdi is an experienced leader who is laser-focused on operational excellence across the entire business and consistently delivers results,” Maner said. “I am confident in Mehdi’s ability to align innovation with operational best practices as we continue to grow in a full and open market.”
With over 20 years’ experience supporting the public sector, Cherqaoui has held leadership positions with Applied Insight, Phacil, PAE, URS and PwC. At Phacil, he led the strategic transformation of the $130 million in revenue IT solutions contractor that culminated with the sale of the company in March 2019.
“I am incredibly excited and humbled to help lead E3/Sentinel in its next phase of innovation,” Cherqaoui said. “I am joining at a transformational time, and I look forward to working with the incredible team at E3/Sentinel and capitalize on the already strong foundation to further nurture a strong culture, continue to attract top talent and accelerate our market momentum.”