David Dacquino, former CEO of Toronto-based air logistics company SkyLink Aviation, has joinedÂ SercoÂ Group‘sÂ North American subsidiary in a newly-created position asÂ senior vice president of the defense services business unit.
Serco Inc.Â said Thursday DacquinoÂ will be responsible forÂ work in ship and shore and base modernization, hardware integration, acquisition and program management, logistics support and personnel readiness.
â[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, â said Dan Allen, CEO of Reston, Virginia-based Serco Inc.
As SkyLink CEO, Dacquino oversaw anÂ aviation and logistics service provider that operates in more thanÂ 60 countries.
The three-decade GovConÂ industry veteran previously served as CEO of the Arlington-basedÂ defenseÂ services contractorÂ VT GroupÂ 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 atÂ RaytheonÂ (NYSE: RTN), as well asÂ VP and general manager of logistics services at Lockheed MartinÂ (NYSE: LMT).