CCAM Appoints John Milton-Benoit as CEO

The Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) research institute in Prince George County has appointed John Milton-Benoit as its president and CEO, effective Aug. 20, the organization announced Friday.

Milton-Benoit succeeds William T. Powers, who will retire in August. Powers has served on the board of the organization since its 2011 inception and was appointed as president and CEO in 2016.

“Will joined CCAM as president and CEO at a critical time,” CCAM Chair Craig H. Benson, University of Virginia School of Engineering dean, said in a statement. “Under his leadership, the organization more than doubled its research spend and increased the membership, ensuring CCAM’s resiliency for years to come. The board thanks him for his leadership and accomplishments, and we look forward to working with John to continue CCAM’s growth.”