WESTMINSTER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR), a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, today announced the appointment of Eddy Zervigon to serve on the company’s Board of Directors. Zervigon will serve as a Director for a term expiring at the Company’s 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders when he will stand for election by the stockholders.
Zervigon, 50, previously served on DigitalGlobe’s Board of Directors from 2004 to 2013, and again from 2014 to 2017. He has been a Special Advisor at Riverside Management Group, a boutique merchant bank since 2012. Previously, he was a Managing Director in the Principal Investments Group at Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, a global financial services firm, from 1997 to 2012. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Zervigon was a Certified Public Accountant at the public accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand, which is now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and currently maintains his CPA credentials.
Zervigon has served as a director of Bloom Energy since 2007, and serves as a member of its Audit Committee. He previously served as a director of MMCinemas, Impsat Fiber Networks, Inc., TVN Entertainment Corporation and Stadium Capital Management, LLC. He has a B.A. in accounting and a master’s degree in taxation from Florida International University and an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.
“We are exceptionally pleased to welcome Eddy to our Board,” said Maxar Chairman Gen. Howell Estes III. “As a member of the DigitalGlobe Board, he provided steady guidance and valuable insights that steered the company through its IPO and years of profitable growth. His finance background will serve the company, its stockholders and the Board extremely well at this important time.”
“Eddy’s strong financial background and deep knowledge of Maxar’s business makes him an ideal candidate for our Board of Directors,” said Maxar CEO Dan Jablonsky. “I look forward to working closely with Eddy and the rest of the Board as we our continue our efforts to position the company for sustained revenue, profit and cash flow growth.”
The operations of DigitalGlobe, SSL and Radiant Solutions were unified under the Maxar brand in February; MDA continues to operate as an independent business unit within the Maxar organization.
Maxar is a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure. We deliver disruptive value to government and commercial customers to help them monitor, understand and navigate our changing planet; deliver global broadband communications; and explore and advance the use of space. Our unique approach combines decades of deep mission understanding and a proven commercial and defense foundation to deploy solutions and deliver insights with unrivaled speed, scale and cost effectiveness. Maxar’s 5,800 team members in 30 global locations are inspired to harness the potential of space to help our customers create a better world. Maxar trades on the New York Stock Exchange and Toronto Stock Exchange as MAXR. For more information, visit www.maxar.com.
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