WESTMINSTER, CO, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR), a global technology innovator powering the new space economy, today announced the appointment of James C. Lee as General Counsel, effective April 1.
Lee spent the past 15 years at Aramark Corporation (NYSE:ARMK), most recently serving as Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, responsible for the legal functions of Aramark Uniform Services, the nation's second largest uniform services provider with 21,000 employees. Lee was instrumental in Aramark's $1 billion purchase of Ameripride in 2018.
Prior to 2004, Lee was a securities and M&A attorney at O'Melveny & Myers LLP in Los Angeles, CA. He earned a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. in economics from Yale University.
"Jim brings not only a wealth of public company and capital raising experience to Maxar but also a personal and professional passion that will energize us as we execute on our strategy for growth and return to sustained profitability," said Maxar CEO Dan Jablonsky.
"Maxar's powerful culture of innovation and unique combination of assets and capabilities make it indispensable to government and commercial customers around the world," Lee said. "In addition, Maxar's mission resonates with me, and I'm looking forward to working with a team who is committed to building a better world."
As a global leader of advanced space technology solutions, Maxar is at the nexus of the new space economy, developing and sustaining the infrastructure and delivering the information, services, systems that unlock the promise of space for commercial and government markets. As a trusted partner, Maxar provides vertically integrated capabilities and expertise including satellites, Earth imagery, robotics, geospatial data and analytics to help customers anticipate and address their most complex mission-critical challenges with confidence. With more than 6,100 employees in over 30 global locations, the Maxar portfolio of commercial space brands includes MDA, Space Solutions, DigitalGlobe and Radiant Solutions. Every day, billions of people rely on Maxar to communicate, share information and data, and deliver insights that Build 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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