Kratos PSS Division Appoints James Cotter as Senior VP of Newly Formed Government Solutions Sector

By: Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.
SAN DIEGO - June 3, 2013 - PRLog -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. , a leading National Security Solutions provider, today announced that its Public Safety & Security (PSS) division has appointed James Cotter as the Senior VP of the Government Solutions Sector.  In his new position, Mr. Cotter will be responsible for working closely with senior leadership to leverage Kratos PSS’ significant qualifications to research, identify, and ultimately capture opportunities in the growing DoD/DHS security market.  In addition, he will be responsible for working across the Kratos PSS division to create and execute strategic plans, as well as a number of business development and operations initiatives.  Ben Goodwin, President of the division, said, “I am confident that Jim’s significant Kratos corporate knowledge, deep understanding of the government services market space, experience in strategic planning, market research and analysis, plus his business development skills make him an ideal fit for this position.”

Mr. Cotter brings with him a strong background in security and government solutions. He has been with Kratos since December 2007 when he came on board as part of the Haverstick/DTI acquisition.  At Haverstick/DTI he served as the Vice President of Operations & Strategy, and prior to that, in a number of Program/Project Manager positions supporting the company’s U.S. Navy clients. Including his time with Haverstick/DTI, he has now worked for the Kratos for over 23 years.  Mr. Cotter holds a BS degree in Electrical Engineering and an MBA, both from the University of Maryland.

About Kratos Defense & Security Solutions

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc.  is a specialized National Security technology business providing mission critical products, services and solutions for United States National Security.  Kratos’ core capabilities are sophisticated engineering, manufacturing and system integration offerings for National Security platforms and programs. Kratos’ areas of expertise include Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR), satellite communication systems, unmanned systems, cyber warfare, cybersecurity, information assurance, and critical infrastructure security.  Kratos has primarily an engineering and technically oriented work force of approximately 4,400.  The vast majority of Kratos’ work is performed on a military base, in a secure facility or at a critical infrastructure location.  Kratos’ primary end customers are National Security related agencies.  News and information are available at
Tags:Security Systems Integration, Public Safety, Government Solutions, Surveillance, Access Control
Industry:Security, Defense
Location:San Diego - California - United States
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