Sevatec Inc. Names Retired USAF Brig. Gen. Balan Ayyar as COO

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Balan Ayyar, Sevatec Chief Operating Officer

High-technology services firm Sevatec Inc. announced Sept. 10 the appointment of retired U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Balan Ayyar as Sevatec’s Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Ayyar will focus on ensuring Sevatec’s continued operational capability to achieve its federal clients’ mission critical objectives.

“I am very pleased to have Balan join us in this important leadership role to develop our team, build lasting partnerships, and engage our customers,” Sevatec’s CEO Sonny Kakar said. “With a highly decorated career in the U.S. Air Force, Balan brings tremendous experience unifying teams and executing winning strategies with operational excellence. Balan’s focus on high-quality service delivery, passion for corporate development and commitment to a sustaining and pervasive company culture are vital to Sevatec’s success as we deliver high-technology services to our federal customers. We are delighted to welcome someone of Balan’s caliber to the Sevatec Family.”

“I’m excited to join a values-based, performance-driven company that understands the true meaning of service,” Ayyar said. “As Sevatec continues to deliver world-class business solutions that overcome the government’s most pressing challenges, I look forward to being a part of a great team that is committed to ensuring their customers’ mission critical objectives.”

Ayyar is a senior executive with more than 20 years of experience leading organizations ranging from 300 to more than 6,000 personnel in complex operations involving nuclear weapons, intelligence, global supply chain and national security.

Ayyar is the first General Officer in his class year from any of the military services. In addition, he is a White House Fellow and member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Ayyar graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy, holds master degrees from the National Defense University and Auburn University, and completed the Senior Fellow Program at Harvard University.

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