HENSOLDT Australia Veterans’ Employer award winner

2021 Prime Minister’s Veterans’ Employment Awards

Canberra, Australia, 7 October 2021 – Technology solutions company, HENSOLDT Australia, has won the 2021 Prime Minister’s Veterans’ Employment Awards. A contender in the Medium business category for Veterans’ Employer of the Year, HENSOLDT Australia was amongst 125 nominees across eight categories.

“We have long been a proud supporter of veterans’ employment,” says Jon Wachman, CEO & Managing Director at HENSOLDT Australia. “We are thrilled and honoured to be an award winner this year.”

The Prime Minister's Veterans' Employment Awards recognise organisations that employ and support veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce, as well as recognise veterans who are making a significant contribution as an employee or entrepreneur.

“Around 70% of our team are veterans and we actively engage with veteran organisations in our recruitment and retention strategies,” says Mr Wachman. “Veterans bring an approach, understanding and experience that aligns with our culture, organisational needs and clients, providing a natural fit, especially for collaborative projects.”

HENSOLDT Australia proudly supports veterans working in Defence, Space, Clean Energy and Maritime. The company provides multiple career paths in project management, systems integration and engineering, technical support, engineering services and complex radar and mechanical systems maintenance repair and overhaul.

Finalists and winners of the 2021 Prime Minister's Veterans' Employment Awards were announced today by the Hon. Andrew Gee MP, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Minister for Defence Personnel.

Video: Veteran's Employment Awards 2021

About HENSOLDT Australia

HENSOLDT Australia is a technology solutions company, providing integrated, multi-domain technology solutions, analytics and services across Defence, Space, Clean Energy and Maritime sectors. With both systems integration and engineering services, HENSOLDT Australia is recognised for introducing leading technologies, delivering radars and electronic systems, integrated bridge systems, hydrogen systems, electro-optronic devices and air traffic control equipment, as well as providing through life support services to our customers.

HENSOLDT Australia is headquartered in Canberra, with offices in Hobart, Newcastle and Adelaide, and a growing team that support various Defence programs and civilian applications across Australia and the Asia Pacific region.


HENSOLDT Australia is part of the HENSOLDT Group and consolidates the portfolio of products and solutions offered to the Australian and New Zealand market. HENSOLDT is a German champion in the defence industry with a leading market position in Europe and a global reach. Headquartered in Taufkirchen near Munich/Germany, the company develops sensor solutions for defence and security applications. As a technology leader, HENSOLDT also continuously expands its Cyber portfolio and develops new products to combat a wide range of threats based on innovative approaches to data management, robotics and cybersecurity. With more than 5,600 employees, HENSOLDT generated revenues of 1.2 billion euros in 2020. HENSOLDT is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and the SDAX stock market index there.


Press contacts

Nicola Leigh
Tel.: +44 1992 805 349

Jon Wachman  
CEO & Managing Director           
HENSOLDT Australia Pty Ltd
Tel : +61 413 836 214

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