Retired Army Brig. Gen. Craig Nixon has been named CEO of Constellis Group, the parent company of Triple Canopy and other security contractors.
The 29-year military veteran most recently served as CEO of private military company Academi, where he led company efforts to sustain government client support and expand commercial and foreign market presence, Triple Canopy said Monday.
“His experience and management abilities will support the goals of Constellis Group as it seeks to provide an agile, comprehensive portfolio of elite protection, training and mission support services, ” said Jason DeYonker, managing director of Constellis Holdings.
Additional appointments to the Constellis Group leadership team include former Triple Canopy general counsel Juliet Protas, who will head group’s legal team; Doug Lee, who will lead financial operations; and Ray Randall as the new chief operating officer.
The Constellis Group includes Academi, Triple Canopy and four other companies that offer security, support and advisory services to government, multinational and international organizations.
Nixon’s military career includes leadership posts at U.S. Central Command, U.S. Special Operations Command and the 75th Ranger Regiment.