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MacB CEO Inducted Into LSU Hall of Distinction

MacAulay-Brown President and CEO Sidney E. Fuchs Named to the Louisiana State University College of Engineering Hall of Distinction

Inductees Chosen Based on Distinguished Professional Achievement, Dedication to the Engineering Community, Public Service and Leadership

DAYTON, Ohio, March 13, 2012 – MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), a leading engineering and technical services company supporting the U.S. Department of Defense and Intelligence Community with over 2,000 employees worldwide, announced today that Sidney E. Fuchs, President and CEO of MacB, has been named to the Louisiana State University (LSU) College of Engineering Hall of Distinction. Mr. Fuchs will be formally inducted at the Hall of Distinction ceremony on April 26 in Baton Rouge, La.

Nominees for the award are selected based on distinguished professional achievement, dedicated service to engineering, public service and outstanding humanitarian activities. When inducted, Mr. Fuchs will join a prestigious list of past honorees, including the current Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Economic Development, Stephen Moret; former Louisiana State Representative, William Daniel; LSU’s Dean Emeritus of the College of Engineering, Dr. Edward McLaughlin; former President and CEO of Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO), Lodwrick “Lod” M. Cook; and distinguished NASA veteran, manned space flight pioneer, and chief designer of the Mercury space capsule, Dr. Maxime Faget.

Rick Koubek, Dean, LSU College of Engineering stated, “The College of Engineering is honored to recognize Sid Fuchs as a stellar engineering alumnus for our 31st annual Hall of Distinction. Sid has enacted strong leadership through transformative roles in his profession, and impressive contributions to society. His global experience represents the true significance of the LSU Engineer.”

For more than two decades, Mr. Fuchs has played a pivotal role in business and government. As the CEO of premier engineering services companies including MacB, OAO Technology Solutions and TASC, Inc., he has been at the forefront of leading organizations that design and deliver mission critical engineering and technical solutions that directly support the Nation’s global security efforts. Earlier in his career, Mr. Fuchs served as a Central Intelligence Agency Officer where he graduated from the CIA’s Special Operations and Career Training School and held positions as an operations officer, systems engineer, program manager and foreign weapons systems intelligence analyst. In addition, he holds federal appointments by the Secretary of Defense to the National Defense University Board of Visitors and the Defense Science Board’s Intelligence Task Force.

“On behalf of the entire MacB family, it is indeed a great privilege to congratulate Sid on this honor,” said Syd Martin, Vice Chairman of the Board of MacB. “Being inducted into the LSU College of Engineering Hall of Distinction is a well deserved acknowledgement of Sid’s significant career accomplishments as well as his dedication and service to his family, colleagues, profession and country.”

Fuchs holds BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University has completed executive programs at the University of Virginia Darden School, the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, Harvard University and the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. He serves on the Industrial Advisory Board for LSU’s Mechanical Engineering Department.


In 1979, the LSU College of Engineering established the Hall of Distinction to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the engineering profession. Seven charter members were elected in 1979, and generally, two achievers in engineering have been added each year since. Engineers elected to the Hall of Distinction have come from widely varied backgrounds from the highest levels of engineering research to the top management of multinational corporations.

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