HERNDON, Va., February 3, 2010 — LGS, a subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU and Euronext Paris) dedicated to serving the U.S. government community today announced it had named Robert Farr as its Director of Corporate Marketing and Kathleen Cowles to head up a newly created position of Director of Corporate and Government Affairs.
Farr brings 20 years of federal and commercial marketing experience to LGS, with a concentration on strategic development, business development, marketing communications and demand generation. He has extensive federal experience with large, government-focused contractors and brings entrepreneurial experience of nearly 10 years managing two of his own companies. Farr previously held business development, strategic development and marketing positions at Panasonic, Oracle and GTSI.
Cowles has been a long-time, valued member of LGS and its legacy companies. She brings more than 20 years of experience in telecommunications, much of it focused on serving the United States government. Throughout her career, Cowles has participated and collaborated in industry forums and on committees aimed at improving the quality and delivery of telecommunications-related products and services.
Both Farr and Cowles will be based in the Northern Virginia headquarters of LGS.
LGS, a subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent, designs and delivers Transformed Communications and R&D-based technology solutions to the U.S. government community. Leveraging the world-class R&D of Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, with global reach and expertise, LGS challenges itself to solve the unsolvable and deliver secure, reliable, standards-based solutions to its customers. LGS, is headquartered in Vienna, Va., in the US and with offices in Colorado, Maryland, New Jersey and North Carolina. For more information about LGS visit www.LGSinnovations.com.