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IES Promotes Simmes to COO

Dec. 8, 2021
Simmes has spent 28 years at IES in a variety of roles. Prior to becoming president of IES Communications in 2017, he was the segment’s VP of Operations from 2007 to 2016 and branch manager of its Arizona operations from 2003 to 2006.

IES Holdings Inc. (Houston): Matthew Simmes is now COO, a promotion from his position as as president of the company’s Communications segment since 2017. He will oversee all four of IES’ operating segments.

Jeff Gendell, IES chairman and CEO said that under Simmes’ leadership, IES Communications has enjoyed substantial growth, entered new markets and leveraged ever-changing technologies to become a recognized leader in the design and installation of technology infrastructure for data centers, e-commerce warehouses, and other commercial and industrial applications.

Simmes has spent 28 years at IES in a variety of roles. Prior to becoming president of IES Communications in 2017, he was the segment’s VP of Operations from 2007 to 2016 and branch manager of its Arizona operations from 2003 to 2006.