John Hillen no longer CEO of Sotera Defense Solutions

No replacement has been named yet

Sotera Defense Solutions CEO John Hillen is stepping down as chief executive officer, and will serve in the new role of vice chairman of the company's advisory board. The company did not release information on why Hillen is stepping down as CEO.

As vice chairman, Hillen will continue to be involved in the strategic management of Sotera, and will represent the company's interests within key industry organizations, including his current term as the chairman of the Professional Services Council, the company said in a release.

The company is currently searching for a new CEO.

Business leaders William Cave and Laurie Villano will serve as interim co-CEOs, and will continue overseeing the Defense & Intelligence Solutions and Cyber Systems & Solutions lines of business.

“John’s leadership over the last five years has been vital in building Sotera into a mission-focused, national security technology company capable of meeting our customers’ most challenging operational needs,” commented Matt Cwiertnia, Chairman of the Board, Sotera Defense Solutions.  

“We are grateful for the experience, wisdom, and vast knowledge of the market he has brought to Sotera as our CEO, and I am pleased that the company will continue to benefit from his insight through his role on our Advisory Board,” Cwiertnia said.

Hillen has been with Sotera since 2008.

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