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VT Services recently appointed Chris Taylor as President of VT Aepco, an industry leader in defense logistics communications and support services. VT Aepco delivers hands-on analytical, design, and management support both domestically and internationally including:- Integrated logistics support- Information engineering and IT support- Financial, administrative, and program managementPrior to joining VT Aepco in July 2008 as Executive Vice President, Chris previously held positions with VT Services as well as VT Group plc, the United Kingdom based parent company of the VT Services family. Upon earning a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southampton, Chris joined VT Group handling market analysis and strategy. In November 2005, he moved to the U.S. arm of VT Group, VT Services where he would become the corporate development director in charge of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as well as strategy - a role that would eventually lead to him overseeing the acquisitions of Milcom Systems Corporation (now VT Milcom) and AEPCO Inc. (now VT Aepco)."Chris brings to the role a unique combination of leadership and communication skills which are essential to be successful in the highly competitive market space that our business operates," said Kenneth E. Smith CEO at VT Services. "He will continue to build upon VT Aepcos success and reputation as a leader in the logistics market."VT Aepco has a significant presence on the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville Alabama - future Headquarters of the U.S. Army Material Command (AMC) and U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM). With over 500 employees in Alabama, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, and Virginia, as well as overseas in Iraq Kuwait and Afghanistan, VT Aepco has fostered a national and international reputation for quality service, careful attention to detail, and commitment to excellence.Born in London and having proudly earned his U.S. Citizenship on November 17, 2008, Chris is an active member of the professional community. He is a member of the Army Aviation Association of America and regularly speaks at industry events on MA in the aerospace and defense market.VT Services is the U.S. arm of VT Group plc (VTG.L) an international defense and support services company based in the United Kingdom. VT Aepco is part of the VT Services family that also includes VT Griffin and VT Milcom. For more information please visit www.vtservices.com.
VT Services recently appointed Zach Parker as President of VT Griffin, an industry leader in defense logistics, communications, and support services. Prior to VT, Griffin Parker worked for Northrop Grumman for 19 years where he held several leadership roles. While working for Northrop as executive director in the Mission Systems and Information Technology sector, Parker developed a strong track record to lead grow profits and diversity operations in management systems engineering and integration, IT, logistics services, and O&M services. During his tenure he was instrumental in orchestrating operational transitions resulting from five mergers and acquisitions."Zach Parker brings a wealth of aerospace and defense industry experience to the role of President," said Kenneth E. Smith, CEO at VT Services. "Zach represents the strong senior leadership required to continue to grow and develop VT Griffin and to direct the delivery of quality services that our customers rely upon for their mission critical programs."Parker is active in both professional and community associations having served as co-chair of the DoD/Industry Partnership Executive Council and been active in the National Defense Industry Association, American Society of Naval Engineers, American Society of Quality Control Homeland Security Executive Board, and the Professional Services Council.VT Griffin has over two decades of experience as a premier service provider of base operations, logistics, engineering, construction, mobilization, and contingency support services. With over 2,000 employees in over 25 states VT Griffin boasts its business processes on quality performance, responsiveness, and flexibility.VT Services is the U.S. arm of the VT Group plc (VTG.L) an international defense and support services company based in the United Kingdom. VT Griffin is part of the VT Services family that also includes VT Aepco and VT Milcom. For more information please visit www.vtservices.com.