Constellis Group Appoints Bill Cavanaugh as New Chief Growth Officer

Leading Industry Expert to Help Company Grow Government Business Services

RESTON, Va., Aug. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Constellis Group, a leading global provider of security, training and managed support services, announced today that it has appointed Bill Cavanaugh as its new chief growth officer. Cavanaugh will be responsible for leading and executing an overall growth strategy while overseeing the company's business development, strategic planning and marketing communications efforts.

Cavanaugh brings more than 30 years of experience helping companies win new business with the U.S. government. He joins Constellis after serving as founder and president of WDC, a government services consulting company that provides business development, capture and proposal services.

"Bill is a critical, valuable addition to the Constellis executive leadership team," said Chief Executive Officer Craig Nixon. "This is an exciting time for the company, and he will play an integral role as we look to grow Constellis' government business domestically and internationally."

Prior to WDC, Cavanaugh worked as a senior vice president of business development for DynCorp International, where his business development team doubled the revenue of the business within three years. In this position, he was responsible for all government and commercial business development functions. Cavanaugh also served as an executive at Fluor Corporation, running government business development.

Cavanaugh holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in business and education. He retired from the Marine Reserves in 1997, after 27 years of active and reserve service.

In May, Constellis Group merged with a former competitor, London and Dubai-based Olive Group, to form one of the world's leading private security services providers. Its more than 10,000 employees operate in more than 30 countries on five continents and generate more than $1 billion in annual revenue.

About Constellis Group

Constellis Group is a family of companies that provides complementary advisory, security, training, and managed support services to governments, multinational corporations, and international organizations worldwide. The Group combines the capabilities and experience of ACADEMI, Edinburgh International, Olive Group, Strategic Social and Triple Canopy, with each independently operating company specializing in specific client. From complex program management and training to security services, logistics, and planning, Constellis Group creates and sustains a secure operational environment for its customers in the world's most challenging regions. The company employs more than 10,000 of the industry's most experienced and best-trained operators and is headquartered in Reston, Va. For more information, visit, or join us on LinkedIn and Twitter (@Constellis).


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