September 20, 2010 – Benchmark Executive Search has placed John Hassoun as senior vice president of federal programs at ATSC. Mr. Hassoun comes to ATSC from Global Strategies Group, an international risk management services company based in Dubai where he served as CEO. “John Hassoun has a distinguished record of nearly 20 years of corporate experience in leading and managing operations, strategy and business development in high growth government information technology businesses,” said Benchmark managing partner, Peter Bianco. ATSC is a provider of software and systems development, systems integration, infrastructure management and outsourcing, information sharing, training and consulting to the Department of Defense, Federal civilian agencies, public safety and national security customers, as well as commercial enterprises. Based in Reston, VA, Benchmark is a full-service search firm focused on federal contractors, private equity and emerging VC-backed organizations.