RESTON, Va., June 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Serco Group plc ('Serco' or 'the Group'), the international service company, is pleased to announce the appointment of David J. Dacquino as Chief Executive Officer of Serco Inc. (Serco's Americas division). The appointment follows the announcement in February that Dan Allen had informed the business of his intention to retire from this role in mid-2017.
Dave currently leads Serco Inc.'s Defense business, and will take on Dan's responsibilities over the coming weeks, including joining Serco Group's Executive Committee. Dave joined Serco in 2015, bringing deep knowledge and experience from across the defense, aeronautics, logistics and technical services industries. Before Serco, Dave served as President and CEO of SkyLink, a leading aviation and logistics service provider with international operations in over 60 countries. Previous roles included: CEO for the North America operations of VT Group, a technology integrator with a strong focus on C4ISR, transportation, logistics and facilities management; Vice President and lead executive of Raytheon Technical Services Company's integrated support solutions division; and an extensive career at Lockheed Martin, where he ultimately held the position of Vice President and General Manager of logistic services and oversaw more than 3,500 personnel at 75 locations worldwide.
Rupert Soames, Serco Group Chief Executive, said: "I am delighted that Dave Dacquino will be succeeding Dan Allen in leading our Americas division. Dave has made an excellent job of transforming our Defense business in the region over the last two years, and it now has a substantial pipeline of new bid opportunities. I am also grateful to Dan, who since 2013 has steered the division through some choppy waters, and we wish him a happy retirement."
"I am extremely excited to work with the entire Serco team as we carry forward the momentum of recent successes and continue to build Serco as 'the high-performing public service delivery company. Over the past year and half at Serco, I have developed a deep appreciation for our people, values, and the Company's strong commitment to providing services that are truly making a positive difference to our customers and the citizens," said Dave Dacquino.
About Serco Inc.: Serco Inc. (Serco's Americas Division) is a leading provider of professional, technology, and management services. We advise, design, integrate, and deliver solutions that transform how clients achieve their missions. Our customer-first approach, robust portfolio of services, and global experience enable us to respond with solutions that achieve outcomes with value. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Serco Inc. has approximately 8,000 employees and annual revenue of $1 billion. Serco Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Serco Group plc, a $5 billion international business that helps transform government and public services around the world. More information about Serco Inc. can be found at www.serco-na.com.
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