John Heller Named CEO of Amentum, Current CEO John Vollmer Becomes Chairman

Amentum announced the appointment of John Heller as chief executive officer, effective March 28. The company’s current CEO John Vollmer, who led the organization since its launch in January 2020, will continue with the company as chairman of Amentum’s Board of Directors.

Heller previously served as CEO of PAE Incorporated for seven years until March 2021. Prior to his role at PAE, Heller was President of the Professional Support Services division of L-3 Communications and later was Senior Vice President and COO of Engility Corporation.

Heller is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh.