RESTON, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyveillance, a global leader in cyber intelligence solutions, today announced the appointment of Steve Mestraud as Vice President of Finance and Accounting. Mestraud previously served as Director of Financial Advisory Services at Solomon Edwards Group, and has supported QinetiQ's US operations for the last 20 months in that capacity. Prior to that Mestraud was Controller of financial operations at EADS (now Airbus) North America, and moved to the US in 1997 while working for British Telecom/Concert Communications as a senior finance leader.
"Steve brings a wealth of knowledge to Cyveillance and we're excited to have him on board," said Scott Kaine, President of Cyveillance. "As our global business and service offerings continue to expand, it will be critical for us to have experienced leaders like Steve to guide us through this transition."
A US citizen, Mestraud was born and educated in the UK, studying Accounting at Kingston University and gaining his FCA from the UK Institute of Chartered Accountants while working in London with Grant Thornton and, subsequently, with Pricewaterhouse Coopers.
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Cyveillance, a world leader in cyber intelligence, provides an intelligence-led approach to security. Through continuous, comprehensive Internet monitoring and sophisticated intelligence analysis, Cyveillance proactively identifies and eliminates threats to information, infrastructure, individuals and their interactions, enabling its customers to preserve their reputation, revenues, and customer trust. Cyveillance serves the Global 2000 and OEM Data Partners - protecting the majority of the Fortune 50, regional financial institutions nationwide, and more than 100 million global consumers through its partnerships with security and service providers that include Blue Coat, AOL and Microsoft. For more information, visit www.cyveillance.com. Cyveillance is a wholly-owned subsidiary of QinetiQ, a FTSE250 company which uses its domain knowledge to provide technical support and know-how to customers in the global aerospace, defense and security markets. For more information, visit www.qinetiq.com.