Executive Management Team


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John Boyer

Managing Director

John Boyer completed degrees with Texas Tech University, University of San Diego, and Georgetown ESADE and is also a combat veteran having served the United States Marine Corps in Iraq. In 2009, John launched the team’s first project to build a footwear manufacturing facility in Afghanistan and has since been leading projects supporting CENTCOM activities throughout Central Asia and the expansion of KVG activities abroad.


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Eli Abbott

Executive Director

Elisha Abbott is a combat veteran having served multiple tours with the United States Marine Corps in Iraq. He earned a Masters Degree from the University of San Diego and spent several years in working projects in Mexico before joining the Afghanistan footwear project. Eli led KVG efforts to expand into Central Asia and Eastern Europe and was responsible for the development of sourcing and supply chain development in South East Asia.


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Shawn Classen

Vice President of Administration

Shawn leads the KVG support team. He manages the daily operation of the systems that make KVG capable of being a global business. Shawn is well versed in Compliance and Control measures and skilled at strategic planning. He is a graduate of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.


Thibault Flament

Thibault Flament

Vice President of Operations

Thibault holds a Master's in Civil Engineering from ESTP, Paris. With 7 years of experience in Central Africa, he is used to working in austere and challenging environments.  He is a field tested certified Project manager (PMP) in construction, operational support services, and maintenance.


Global Operations Team


SHUHRAT MURODILLOEV

Global Operations Manager

Shuhrat Murodilloev is an experienced project and logistics support manager having successfully supported DOD projects in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan as well as quality control efforts throughout Asia. He is fluent in English, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek and Farsi and familiar with cultural intricacies in the diverse Central Asian region. Shuhrat is a graduate of the American University of Central Asia and spent several years developing new business in Tajikistan and travelling the United States. 


OVIDIU RUSU

Global Operations Manager

Mr. Ovidiu Rusu leads KVG's client relations and ensures that KVG’s innovative solutions are tailored to the Government’s needs. Since 2014, he has provided Services to US Forces in the Black Sea region. His breadth of experience and history of successes in service to our customers provides him the ability to generate creative and cost-efficient solutions that are fitting to our customers' unique needs. Mr. Rusu received his degree in Information Technology from the Bucuresti Univeritatea Spiru Haret and is fluent in English and Romanian.


Michal Sekiewicz

Michal Sękiewicz

Global Operations Manager

Michał Sękiewicz leads KVG operations in the Northern Europe region. He is a graduate in strategic management and market research, holding both a bachelor's and master’s degrees from the Kozminski University and Collegium Civitas University in Warsaw, Poland. He is an experienced project manager, with the proven ability to lead international and complex projects for US Government. Michał’s in-depth knowledge of European markets gives the advantage to integrate local realities with highest DOD standards and demands.


Michael Cerda

MIChael Cerda

Program Manager | MRO

Michael Cerda retired from the USMC after a full career that included four combat tours throughout CENTCOM. He is a graduate of the US Defense Acquisitions University's Acquisitions Program Management course and leads KVG's MRO Program and Sourcing Department. His department draws from KVG's established network of suppliers throughout the world to identify and deliver materials for our customers based on item specification and country of origin compliances. His pre-purchase product validation processes and customs clearance expertise mitigates many risks and delays associated with international sourcing.


Chris Jipa

Chris Jipa

Program Manager | KVG Supply

Chris Jipa comes from an IT & Telecom oriented background and oversees KVG’s JOSE operations. Mr. Jipa manages the development of the e-commerce platform, required for this project and oversees all daily operations. He also has robust experience in sourcing, procurement, customer and supplier management with extensive relationships  across Europe. He successfully completed the Hyperion University’s curriculum, in Bucharest, Romania, with specialty in Journalism and Science of Communication.  He is fluent in English and Romanian and intermediate in German.