Graham Kessler joins ADS to lead new business area.
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. May 10, 2017 – Graham Kessler has joined ADS, Inc. as the company’s Director of Product Development and Integration, company officials announced.
Kessler comes to ADS from Logos Technologies where he managed all phases of business development for Government research and development opportunities, as well as new and emerging ISR products for U.S. and International customers. His portfolio included opportunity development, capture and close, as well as marketing, sales, and proposal management.
I am incredibly excited to be a part of the ADS team. I have had the opportunity to work with lots of companies in the defense industry during my career but ADS is unique. I knew it was something I wanted to be a part of from my first interaction with them.”
– Graham Kessler, Director of Product Development and Integration
Kessler spent ten years at U.S. Joint Forces Command leading concept development and experimentation (CD&E) activities aimed at crafting future processes, organizations, and technologies. Prior to that, he served five years as an Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Navy, with combat tours in support of Operation Southern Watch and Operation Desert Fox.
In his new role, Kessler is responsible for identifying, qualifying, and executing new product development and integration efforts within ADS' core markets. ADS designed this effort to focus specifically on opportunities that support the development of innovative products in partnership with their existing supplier network.
Product Development and Integration is an exciting new area for ADS. I am confident that adding a focus on this area of our business will be a huge value to our customers and our industry partners. Graham’s background and experience make him the perfect fit to lead this effort for ADS. We are thrilled to have him on board.”
– Ryan Angold, ADS Vice President of Market Sales
About ADS, Inc.
ADS, Inc. is a leading value-added logistics and supply chain solutions provider that proudly serves all branches of the U.S. Military, federal, state and local government organizations, law enforcement agencies, first responders, partner nations, and the defense industry. Headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA, ADS is a Top 50 Department of Defense Contractor focused on solving our customers’ challenges by providing the best product and service offerings, the broadest array of procurement options, and legendary customer service.