Former Academi vice-president heads for Africa
Robert Riegle stepped down as senior vice-president for business development [...]
Academi, the former-X Services better known by its former name Blackwater, was founded in 1997 by Erik Prince, an ex-Navy SEAL. Under its former name, the company has provided private security services to the US government bodies including the CIA, the Department of State and the Department of Defense. It now belongs to the Constellis Group, a key player in the sector.
Since selling his private security company Blackwater in 2011, former Navy Seal Erik Prince has been developing a new business venture, this time in the aeronautics field. Behind a series of FVCs the world's best-known private security businessman has built [...]