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Lee Technologies Appoints Northrop Grumman's James R. O'Neill to Board of Directors
Sep 18, 2007 (08:09 AM EDT)


FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Lee Technologies, Inc. ( http://www.leetechnologies.com ), a leading provider of solutions which enable commercial enterprises and public sector agencies to avoid disaster and mitigate risk to their physical infrastructures, today announced James R. O'Neill has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

"Few executives possess James' deep and broad expertise in enterprise IT and government technology solutions, and we are pleased he has agreed to serve alongside our stellar group of existing Directors," said John C. Lee, IV, Chairman & CEO of Lee Technologies. "As we continue to execute our growth plan and solidify our position as an industry and thought leader, James' insight and guidance in such areas as homeland security solutions, cyber and physical security, and IT and network infrastructure will prove invaluable to Lee Technologies in the months and years ahead."

Mr. O'Neill currently serves as corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Information Technology (IT), and has been recognized within the industry as a leading technology executive for more than 25 years.

"Commercial enterprises and government agencies increasingly recognize the need to protect technology infrastructure from disaster, and there isn't a solutions provider out there that can match Lee Technologies' experience, client base and leadership," said O'Neill. "I look forward to working with the talented executive team -- and my fellow Directors on the Board -- in helping to steer the company along the path to further growth and success."

At Northrop Grumman, Mr. O'Neill directs one of the world's premier providers of advanced IT, engineering, and business solutions for government and commercial clients. He also manages the corporation's IT shared service organization, which manages and implements enterprise solutions in partnership with the corporate office. Prior to joining Northrop Grumman in 2002, O'Neill served as senior vice president and general manager of Oracle Services Industries, leading the company's sales and consulting groups in the worldwide communications and utilities sectors. Mr. O'Neill also held senior positions at Lucent Technologies and Digital Equipment Corporation.

Mr. O'Neill serves as 2007 Chairman of the Professional Services Council and is a board member of the Northern Virginia Technology Council. He was also named 2006 Government Contractor Executive of the Year.

About Lee Technologies

Founded in 1983, Lee Technologies ( www.leetechnologies.com ) protects technology infrastructure from disaster for some of the world's most demanding government agencies, Fortune 1000 companies, and IT-dependent firms of all sizes. By ensuring that their mission-critical technology resources are always available -- 24/7/365 -- Lee Technologies empowers its customers with infrastructure peace-of-mind, enabling them to focus on accomplishing their core business objectives.

Lee Technologies' services and solutions enable clients to power, protect, monitor and maintain the physical infrastructure on which mission-critical facilities depend. From risk analysis, infrastructure assessments, design and construction management, integration and commissioning to monitoring, facility staffing and maintenance, Lee Technologies offers its customers a single source for eliminating downtime in their facilities.

Lee Technologies is headquartered in the Washington, DC metroplex where it operates a state-of-the-art National Operations Center, and has offices in Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle.

CONTACT: Amanda K. Russell, Associate Director of Lee Technologies, arussell@leetechnologies.com+1-703-968-0300, ; or Brian Lustig of LustigCommunications, +1-301-775-6203,

Web site: http://www.leetechnologies.com/