Germane Systems, a leading designer and provider of ruggedized computers and servers, announced today that it has hired James R. Kiracofe as their new chief operating officer, reporting to Kerry L. O’Brien, CEO. Jim has a strong background of leadership and process management in the public sector, including significant expansions at IHS Inc. beyond a successful IPO to include over 50 mergers and acquisitions. Jim holds a Master’s Certificate in Business Strategy from Cornell University. “We are delighted to have Jim join Germane’s fine team. His extensive experience leading business development and operations teams will be a critical element in achieving our goals for growth, continued customer success, and becoming a World Class Company!” Kerry O’Brien.
Germane Systems designs and manufactures rugged computers that survive harsh environments: they do this by combining standard components with custom engineering to create leading-edge products that exceed customers’ critical needs. Germane is a woman-owned small business based in Chantilly VA.