“Dave Dacquino is a highly accomplished and respected business leader, and we are so pleased he has joined our board of directors. Dave brings critical experience in large global operations that will help us advance our plans to continue to grow and diversity Nathan,” said Susan Chodakewitz, president and CEO of Nathan.
Dacquino will bring nearly four decades of experience to Nathan’s Board of Directors, including top-level executive positions with defense, aerospace and federal government contractor companies. With Secro, Dacquino supervises the $1 billion business with approximately 6,000 employees providing support in the areas of defense, transportation, citizen services and health services.
Prior to his current position with the company, he served as senior vice president of the Defense Services business unit and oversaw Serco’s work in the areas of ship and shore/base modernization, hardware integration, acquisition and program management, logistics support and personnel readiness.
Before Serco, Dacquino served as president and CEO of SkyLink, where he provided support for military airlift, search and rescue operations, international election support, remote construction, disaster recovery, aerial fire suppression and medical emergency and evacuation.
He also served as CEO of VT Group between 2009 and 2013. In the role, Dacquino was in charge of all national operations for British owned corporations including supporting defense customers with C4ISR installations and modifications on ship and shore and commercial IT integration programs.
As vice president and general manager of Raytheon Technical Services’ Integrated Support Solutions Sector, Dacquino was the executive in charge of all technical, scientific and professional services for defense, federal and commercial customers worldwide for the services operating company. He managed international programs in South America, the former Soviet Union and Europe and was responsible for profit and loss for $1.4 billion business.
Dacquino served a more than 15-year tenure with Lockheed Martin, where he held a variety of leadership positions from 1988 to 2001.
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