Kevin Kane has been appointed CEO of Salt Lake City-based Coda Octopus Colmek Inc., a provider of engineering services and systems. Coda Octopus Colmek is a subsidiary of Lakeland, Florida-based Coda Octopus Group Inc., an underwater technology company that offers subsea surveys, marine construction, ROV operations, dredging and port security services.
Kane is a experienced defense industry leader who has worked extensively with military and government customers in the U.S and more than 50 countries worldwide. He most recently served as vice president, international business development, for L3Harris Technologies’ Communications Systems. Prior to the merger of L3 Technologies and Harris Corp., he led international business development for the L3 Technologies’ Communications and Networked Systems segment, after leading product management at the L3 Technologies’ Broadband Communications sector for several years. Before joining L3, he served as president and chief executive officer of Datron World Communications and as president and executive general manager of Codan Communications in Adelaide, Australia.
Mike Midgley, who formerly held the position of CEO and chief financial officer (CFO), will continue as CFO.
As one of two defense engineering services businesses owned by Coda Octopus Group, Coda Octopus Colmek develops, supports and maintains mission-critical defense systems for military applications.