Industry vet John Hassoun appointed president and CEO of VT Group

VT Group of Chantilly, VA announced on September 11 that effective immediately, John Hassoun will take on the role of president and chief executive officer (CEO). In this role, Hassoun will report to the board of directors and be responsible for overall VT Group executive management and corporate strategy.

Prior to joining VT Group, Hassoun was president and CEO of Vistronix Intelligence and Technology Solutions, where he was responsible for the significant growth of the company in the Intelligence and National Security markets, leading to its acquisition by ASRC Federal in 2016.

Hassoun has over 25 years’ experience in the government services sector with roles in executive leadership, corporate strategy and business development, business operations, and program management. After a successful career as a program manager for the U.S. Air Force, he served in executive leadership roles at publicly-held General Dynamics and Veridian, and served as co-CEO of ATS Corporation until its acquisition by Salient Federal Solutions. Hassoun’s extensive executive leadership experience also includes chief executive positions that he held internationally with Global Integrated Security and Olive Group.

He currently also serves as a board director of GardaWorld Federal Services and GardaWorld Government Services. Both companies are leading providers of worldwide comprehensive security and risk management services.

Source: VT Group