FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — EOIR Technologies, Inc., a portfolio company of The White Oak Group, announced today the appointment of Peter Cannito as Chief Operating Officer (COO). EOIR’s growth in recent years has created the need for an enhanced Executive Management Team. To meet this need, the Board of Directors approved Peter as an Executive of EOIR with duties to focus on the day-to-day operations of the company and to assist the CEO with planning EOIR’s future path.
“Pete has done an excellent job supporting the growth and customer diversification of EOIR over the last few years,” said Dr. Joseph Mackin, CEO of EOIR Technologies. “He will continue to be a valuable asset to EOIR and excel in his new assignment.”
Peter was previously Senior Vice President of EOIR’s Strategic Initiatives Office where he oversaw all Business Development and Marketing efforts corporate-wide. His efforts contributed to rapid company growth resulting in nearly doubling the number of EOIR employees in 3 years. Peter is an experienced business manager who received his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Maryland in 2002.
About EOIR Technologies: EOIR Technologies (www.eoir.com) is an industry leading system design and development company staffed with over 350 highly talented professionals. They have developed a reputation for excellence in Research, Development and Engineering Services in advanced systems for defense, intelligence, and homeland security. EOIR has been providing innovative engineering products and services to customers within the National Security market for over 30 years.
About The White Oak Group: The White Oak Group (www.thewhiteoakgroup.com) is an Atlanta-based private investment firm focused on aerospace and defense, healthcare technology, and environmental and alternative energy/power solutions.