C5 Capital strengthens its executive structure with the appointment of Paul Singer as Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Paul Singer brings experience in building high-growth businesses and operational excellence

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Capital C5 the venture capital firm specializing in investments in cybersecurity, space and energy security, has appointed Paul Singer as Chief Operating Officer.

“As C5 continues to grow its assets under management to $1 billionI am delighted to welcome Paul to our leadership team,” said André Pienaar, founder and CEO of C5 Capital. “Paul will work closely with our global team to develop talent, continuously improve operational performance and position C5 for its next phase of growth.”

Singer brings more than 30 years of technical, financial and operational experience as a management consultant, product manager and chief operating officer for global Fortune 100 companies and government agencies. Most recently, he was a senior director at global digital services company WestMonroe, where he was responsible for negotiating outsourcing deals and helping companies align their business strategies with their operating models to reduce costs and to improve performance.

In his new role, Singer will advance C5 Capital’s strategy to support portfolio companies with global go-to-market and growth, as well as lead all internal company operations, including finance, fund operations, investment and marketing. Paul will be based in the C5s washington d.c. headquarters focused on improving our operations in the US, UK and Europe.

“At the heart of C5’s success are the incredible founders we work with to scale innovative technologies and security applications,” said Jim Keyes, Executive Chairman of C5. “Paul’s operational expertise will enable us to enhance our support for portfolio companies and help founders grow their federal business, especially given C5’s headquarters in United States Capital city.”

Previously, Singer held executive positions at Pace Harmon, Capgemini, EDS, Booz Allen Hamiltonand Deloitte Consulting – working with companies and government agencies in United States, Europe, Latin Americaand Asia. Paul also serves on the Executive Committee of the National Board of Directors of Compass Pro Bono, an organization that connects volunteer teams of management consultants with overstretched and underfunded local nonprofits to help them thrive and grow. grow. He holds a bachelor’s degree in public administration from the William & Mary Collegea mastery of University of Southern Californiaand a certificate from the Business Analytics program of Harvard University.

About C5 Capital
C5 Capital (C5) is a specialized venture capital firm investing in cybersecurity, space and energy security. C5’s investment strategy is focused on building long-term relationships with innovative and resilient founders who share its mission of building a secure future. C5 Capital is headquartered in washington d.c. with locations in London, Luxemburgand Vienna. For more information visit: www.c5capital.com.

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