SAN FRANCISCO, CA and VANCOUVER, Nov. 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Maxar Technologies Ltd. ("Maxar" or the "Company", formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.), (NYSE and TSX: MAXR), a leading global provider of advanced space technology solutions for commercial and government markets, announced the appointment of Jason Gursky to serve as the company's Vice President of Investor Relations.
Gursky was most recently the senior U.S. aerospace and defense analyst with Citigroup, where he was named a top stock picker and top earnings estimator in the space by Thompson Reuters in recent years. Previously he has covered technology supply chains for JPMorgan and held various management roles in the telecommunications sector. He holds an MBA from UC Berkeley, an MA in International Relations from The Johns Hopkins University and a BA in International Relations from UC Davis.
"Jason Gursky brings strong credibility with the financial community and a wealth of aerospace and defense industry knowledge to the Maxar organization," said William McCombe, Maxar Chief Financial Officer. "Jason's knowledge and expertise will be a key asset for Maxar in communicating our industry leadership position and strategy to the financial community and other stakeholders."
Gursky will be based in Maxar's headquarters office in San Francisco. Marissa Poratto, Maxar's Director of Investor Relations, will report to Gursky in his new role.
Maxar Technologies (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates) is a leading global provider of advanced space technology solutions for commercial and government markets including satellites, Earth imagery, geospatial data and analytics. As a trusted partner, Maxar Technologies provides unmatched end-to-end advanced systems capabilities and integrated solutions expertise to help our customers anticipate and address their most complex mission critical challenges with confidence. With more than 6,500 employees in over 20 locations, the Maxar Technologies portfolio of commercial space brands includes: SSL, MDA, DigitalGlobe, and Radiant Solutions. Every day millions of people rely on Maxar Technologies to communicate, share information and data, and deliver insights that empower a better world. Maxar trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange as MAXR. For more information visit www.maxar.com.
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