Jeffrey Phillips, Managing Director of the Varley Group of Australia, announced that Dan Dragoi has been appointed Vice President, Global Business Development of Varley Group’s American subsidiary. As VP for Varley USA, Mr. Dragoi is responsible for the organic growth effort including sales, marketing, and customer relations, ensuring that Varley USA reflects the world-class quality and support of the Varley Group.
In making the announcement, Mr. Phillips said “Mr. Dragoi is well suited for his role to lead our organic growth endeavors at Varley USA. He brings a wealth of experience with over 25 years of managing defense programs, building client relationships and new business development.”
About Varley Group Australia: Varley is one of Australia’s oldest and most advanced engineering companies. The company consistently provides its customers with innovative solutions and quality in design and manufacture. It provides a comprehensive range of services and products to a wide variety of major industries. The company’s vast project experience includes working within industries such as:
- Defense & Aerospace
- Specialized Vehicles
- Electric Vehicles
- Power Services
- Ship Repair
- Rail Services
- Telescopic Towers
Varley’s work on projects, large and small, has earned the company a reputation; locally, nationally and internationally, as a supplier of first class work, a manufacturer of quality products and a provider of unsurpassed service. Its broad but specialized skill-base, acquired through experience and servicing a diverse range of markets gives the company the competitive edge in providing quality customer service.
About Varley US: Varley USA is the US subsidiary of an Australian Engineering Services company. It is headquartered in Washington, DC and is focused on making strategic acquisitions as well as building US business based on Varley’s broad array of technologies, capabilities and experience. Varley US has offices at 1101 Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington DC. For more information about Varley US visit our website at http://www.varleygroup.us.
About Mr. Dragoi: Mr. Dragoi has a distinguished career in the Aerospace and Defense market, spanning Physical Security to Information Technology to Federal Business Development. Mr. Dragoi managed a large joint service program deploying systems at 89 military installations worldwide over a period of 8 years. With his Program Management experience and Biological Sciences degree, he was subsequently hired by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) in support of their first $1B+ contract award. These programs required Top Secret clearance, which he maintains to this day.
Mr. Dragoi subsequently joined a firm that designed and manufactured rugged tactical systems for the military, where he was personally responsible for 72% of the company’s revenues. In 2012, Mr. Dragoi joined Oscar Nelson Group as Partner, where he was responsible for generating new business opportunities for a variety of defense and commercial clients in engineering, aerospace, stealth technology, passive fire suppression systems, merger and acquisition, and doing business with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
In accepting the role, Mr. Dragoi noted “This an exciting new challenge and I look forward to developing a portfolio of new opportunities to support the growth of Varley USA and helping to establish a creditable business partner in the Aerospace and Defense market.”
Contact information: DanDragoi@VarleyGroup.US.