David Dacquino, former CEO of Toronto-based air logistics company SkyLink Aviation, has joined Serco Group‘s North American subsidiary in a newly-created position as senior vice president of the defense services business unit.
Serco Inc. said Thursday Dacquino will be responsible for work in ship and shore and base modernization, hardware integration, acquisition and program management, logistics support and personnel readiness.
“[Dacquino’s] depth of experience throughout the defense industry will be a great asset, as the defense market is a major focus area for Serco growth, ” said Dan Allen, CEO of Reston, Virginia-based Serco Inc.
As SkyLink CEO, Dacquino oversaw an aviation and logistics service provider that operates in more than 60 countries.
The three-decade GovCon industry veteran previously served as CEO of the Arlington-based defense services contractor VT Group from 2009 to 2013 and led a team of more than 2, 500 employees during his tenure there.
His career also includes roles such as vice president and lead executive of an integrated support solutions division at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), as well as VP and general manager of logistics services at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT).