Sotera Hires ISR Veteran Cave III as SVP of Operations, Hillen Comments

William Cave III, Sotera Defense Solutions

Sotera Defense Solutions has hired William L. Cave III as the company’s SVP of operations. Cave comes to Sotera from SAIC (NYSE: SAI), where he was a division SVP and program development director.

Cave will provide day-to-day leadership and manage all company programs and customer-facing operations. His goals are to ensure operational efficiency and meet growth and profitability targets.

At SAIC, Cave most recently led business development, strategy, M&A and discretionary investments for its high-technology intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance business. He also held leadership positions for SAIC’s line management and program management operations.

Cave had previously worked for the Central Intelligence Agency as a special assistant to the director and was the lead civil-military operations planner for the U.S. Central Command in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

“We are very pleased to welcome Bill to Sotera, ” said Sotera President and CEO John Hillen. “His deep mission expertise coupled with his extensive program and policy management experience within the defense and intelligence communities will help us to optimize our business operations.  Bill is an accomplished leader in this industry and he will help to scale our rapidly growing business by overseeing the technological differentiation and operational performance for which we’ve become known while supporting our customers’ critical national security missions.”

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