Reston, Va.-based Vistronix announced Jan. 5 the appointment of John Hassoun as CEO, effective immediately, in addition to his role as Corporate President. Former CEO, Deepak Hathiramani, will retain the role of Chairman of the Board.
“Deepak’s vision over the past 20 years has set Vistronix on a course for great success and I am fortunate to have had his expert counsel over the past two and a half years,” Hassoun said. “Now as Vistronix’s CEO and President, I see incredible opportunities ahead for us. We will be capitalizing on our recent acquisitions to further align with our customers’ missions by providing innovative technologies that reduce costs, improve efficiencies and solve complex challenges now and into the future.”
“As we execute on our strategic plan, John’s leadership acumen coupled with his strategic, operational and financial skills will be instrumental for our next phase of growth and transformation,” Hathiramani said. “The Board and I look forward to supporting John and the leadership team as we leverage our past successes to continue to build value for our customers and employees.”
In his role as CEO and President, Hassoun will report to the Board of Directors and be responsible for overall Vistronix executive management and corporate strategy. He joined Vistronix in July 2012. Hassoun brings more than 25 years of corporate experience in executive management, corporate strategy and business development, and business operations and program management having previously served as co-CEO of ATS Corporation, CEO of Global Integrated Security and CEO of Olive Group.