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Karl Williams Named COO, Charles Peiffer Appointed CFO at PAE; John Heller Comments

Karl William
Karl Williams

Karl Williams and Charles Peiffer, respectively former executives at Engility Corp. (NYSE: EGL) and IAP Worldwide Services, have been appointed to executive leadership positions at PAE.

Williams will start in the role of chief operating officer on April 21 and Peiffer will begin his new position as chief financial officer on April 14, PAE said Wednesday.

John Heller

John Heller, PAE CEO, said Williams and Peiffer will join PAE as the company enters the second quarter of calendar year 2014.

At Engility, Williams served as vice president and general manager of that company’s engineering and program management group and led a team of 2, 400 employees.

He is also a former vice president at Harris Corp. (NYSE: EGL), held the CFO and chief administrative officer roles at Multimax and is also a former CFO and COO from Vodium.

Peiffer most recently served as senior VP and CFO at IAP and oversaw that company’s operational and financial performance and acquisition activities.

Prior to IAP, he held the finance VP and CFO roles at ITT Corp.’s (NYSE: ITT) and is also a former executive from Avaya, Lucent Technologies, Allied Signal, Martin Marietta and General Electric (NYSE: GE).

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