WASHINGTON, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Janus Global Operations (JGO), an integrated stability operations company, has named long time corporate executive and retired U.S. Army Colonel Nils C. "Chris" Sorenson as interim chief operating officer (COO), Matt Kaye, JGO president and CEO, has announced.
"Chris Sorenson has deep international experience leading companies and commanding U.S. Forces, giving him an exceptional background to help lead our team and work with our commercial and governmental clients," Kaye said. "His record is equaled by very few, and we're delighted to have him join us."
Sorenson served in the U.S. Army for 29 years, leading special operations in a variety of assignments within the U.S. Army Special Operations Command. He has joint staff experience at two Combatant Commands and led the Army's largest overseas garrison enterprise in Bavaria, Germany.
Sorenson has a BS from Texas A&M University and a MS from Central Michigan University. He is a graduate of the Defense Language Institute, the Army Command and General Staff College, and the Army War College as a resident Fellow with the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
Since retiring from the U.S. Army, Sorenson has served as a leader in companies that provide worldwide security, training, and managed services. He was the chief operating officer for Triple Canopy Inc., the chief of staff for Constellis Group Inc., and the president for ACADEMI LLC. Sorenson also served on the board for National Strategic Protective Services LLC, as well as the National Defense Industry Association's Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict division.
As COO, Sorenson assumes the duties formerly held by Alan Weakley, who departed JGO after a successful three-year tenure that saw the firm make a number of acquisitions and enter several new markets.
"Janus Global Operations has a terrific reputation for service, effectiveness, and successful mission accomplishment for its commercial and government clients," Sorenson said. "JGO does important work across the globe, and I'm very happy to be part of its future."
Janus Global Operations is an integrated stability operations company with thousands of employees serving clients in North America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and South and East Asia. JGO's services include munitions response, demining, intelligence support, logistics, life support, risk management, communications, and other services in some of the world's most challenging environments.
The company's website is www.janusgo.com.
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