Sevatec Announces Appointment of Balan Ayyar as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO)

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U.S. Air Force (USAF) Brigadier General (Retired), Balan Ayyar, Leading Sevatec's Transformation into a Mid-Tier Firm

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Over the past year, Balan has worked to create, execute and sustain a system of operational excellence, which has achieved the highest levels of customer satisfaction in the firm’s history, and has lead to substantial organic and new business growth.

Sevatec, Inc. (Sevatec), a leading provider of Agile software, data, and cyber engineering solutions for the federal government, announced today the appointment of Balan Ayyar, as Sevatec’s President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Ayyar originally joined the executive leadership team in August 2014 as the COO. In his new capacity, Ayyar will oversee all of Sevatec’s operations, strategic growth and delivery teams as he leads Sevatec’s transformation into a leading mid-tier firm.

“Over the past year, Balan has worked to create, execute and sustain a system of operational excellence, which has achieved the highest levels of customer satisfaction in the firm’s history, and has lead to substantial organic and new business growth,” states Sonny Kakar, Sevatec’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO). “With Balan’s expanded role, he is charged with uniting our firm into a highly integrated, high-performing organization conditioned to compete with and win against the largest, most capable firms in the industry, while maintaining a persistent focus on exceptional delivery that achieves the missions of our federal customers.” Kakar futher states, “I am confident that under Balan’s leadership, our firm will continue to do what we do best: hire and retain the industry’s top talent; deliver meaningful outcomes towards our customers’ most critical challenges; continue to grow with exciting work aimed at missions that protect and improve the lives of Americans; and serve our community with distinction and honor.”

Commenting on his appointment, Ayyar stated, “We are building a championship team focused on performance. Operational excellence is the foundation of our strategic growth and the basis of the high trust and confidence we have earned with our customers. It is a privilege to be on this team where our values and commitment are demonstrated every day on the highest levels with the greatest stakes. This firm has great days ahead."

Balan Ayyar is a senior executive with more than 15 years of experience leading award-winning organizations in complex operations involving national security, joint operations, and intelligence. He spent 26 years in the U.S. Air Force, retiring as a Brigadier General from command of forces in combat where he led a Combined Joint Interagency Task Force of soldiers, sailors, Airmen and Marines protecting the U.S., Afghan and coalition forces and developing Rule of Law. Prior to combat, Brig. Gen. Ayyar led the $232 million, 2,600 person, sales, advertising, marketing and accessions arm of the USAF through a significant cultural and operational transformation to its best performance in history.

Balan Ayyar earned his B.S. in Political Science from the Air Force Academy, M.S. in Industrial Resource Management from the National Defense University, M.A. in Public Administration from Auburn University and M.S.S. from the Air University. He served as a White House Fellow and is a Member of the Council of Foreign Relations. In addition, he is an executive education graduate of several programs including the Senior Fellows Program at Harvard University.

About Sevatec
Sevatec, an agile, high-technology services firm specializing in Agile, data, and cyber engineering solutions, leverages our experience and trusted talent to solve the federal governments’ most pressing business and technical challenges. Sevatec has achieved CMMI Maturity Level 3 ratings for both Development (DEV) and Services (SVC) and maintains ISO 9001:2008, 20000-1:2011, and 27001:2013 certifications. In practice, Sevatec leverages current industry best practices and incorporates Agile principles to accelerate performance and outcomes for our clients.    

Sevatec was founded in 2003 on the concept of “Seva”, which means, “Inspired to Serve”. Our mission, “Trusted Talent, Inspired to Serve, Partnered with Government, to Protect and Improve the Lives of Americans,” captures the essence of our firm’s culture. Our portfolio of mission-critical technology and consulting initiatives across the federal government support Homeland and Law Enforcement Agencies, Department of Defense, Department of Transportation, Department of State, and multiple Civilian Departments and Agencies.

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