SOS International LLC Welcomes Major General (US Army, Retired) Robert Catalanotti as Director of Middle East Initiatives

RESTON, VA., Sept. 11 – SOS International LLC (SOSi) is pleased to announce the addition of Major General Robert Catalanotti, (US Army, Retired) as the company’s new Director of Middle East Initiatives. Major General (Ret). Catalanotti joins the leadership team as the lead executive responsible for building strategic partnerships in the Middle East.

Major General (Ret) Catalanotti recently retired from the United States Army after 34 years of service commanding both active and reserve organizations. He served most recently as Director of Strategic Exercises and Training for U.S. Central Command, Tampa, Florida where he was responsible for planning and executing training and exercises for 16 partner nations in the Middle East and Central Asia. In addition, he served as Senior Advisor to the Ministry of Interior, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and commanded Taji Base, the largest Iraqi military base.

He holds Masters’ Degrees from the United States Army War College and Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts and both a Bachelor’s Degree and Honorary Doctorate from Assumption College, Worcester, Massachusetts. Major General (Ret) Catalanotti is a recipient of the Army Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Bronze Star and Department of State Superior Honor Award.

“We are proud to have Major General (Ret) Catalanotti join the team to lead our expansion efforts in the Middle East,” said Julian Setian, President & CEO, SOS International LLC. “He brings a wealth of leadership and experience working with partners around the globe, particularly in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf. His stellar reputation and commitment to our Middle East partners will help ensure our future growth in this important market.”


SOS International LLC (SOSi) is a family-owned, mid-tier government services integrator that works, principally, in the Defense and Intelligence sectors. We were founded in 1989 to provide specialized analytical services to the U.S. law enforcement community and, over the last 25 years, have evolved into an international solution provider with experience in 30 countries worldwide. We provide intelligence, technology and project management solutions to large, government and private sector organizations, and we are known for our energy, agility, flexibility and proven experience in many of the most austere areas of the world. Our commitment, expertise and experience deliver tangible results that reflect our passion for excellence. For more information, visit and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.


Samantha O’Neil
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