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SSL to Work on Environmental Defense Fund Smallsat Design Project; Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 16, 2018 — SSL will design and establish requirements under an Environmental Defense Fund contract for the development of a small satellite that will work to monitor methane emissions from oil and gas plants, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) said Thursday its SSL business will collaborate …

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Daniel Jablonsky Named Maxar President, CEO; Howell Estes Quoted

Daniel Jablonsky, formerly president of Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) DigitalGlobe subsidiary, has been named president and CEO of the parent company. Jablonsky succeeds Howard Lance, who has stepped down from his roles at Maxar, the company said Monday. “Dan’s experience as president of DigitalGlobe, after previously serving as both general counsel …

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Howell Estes to Serve as Maxar Board Chairman in January; Howard Lance Quoted

Howell Estes, a board member at Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) since October 2017, has been named chairman of the company’s board of directors in a move that will take effect Jan. 1. He will succeed Robert Phillips, who will continue to serve on the board, the company said Thursday. “Howell’s wealth …

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Tim Hascall to Retire as Maxar COO; Jeff Guy, Jeff Robertson to Assume Expanded Roles

Tim Hascall, an executive vice president and chief operations officer at Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR), will retire from his roles on Dec. 31. Jeff Guy and Jeff Robertson, who are both senior VPs at Maxar, will take on expanded roles to assume Hascall’s current responsibilities, the company said Tuesday. Guy will …

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Maxar Shareholders OK US Incorporation; Howard Lance Quoted

Shareholders at Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) cleared the company’s plan for U.S. domestication at a special meeting held Friday in Westminster, Colo. The company said Friday holders of approximately 76 percent of outstanding and issued shares in Maxar voted in the meeting with 99.8 percent approving the firm’s U.S. incorporation. …

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DigitalGlobe Gets Potential $900M NRO EnhancedView Imagery Contract Extension; Dan Jablonsky Quoted

Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) DigitalGlobe subsidiary has secured a potential three-year, $900M contract extension from the National Reconnaissance Office to provide commercial imagery to the U.S. government through its WorldView Legion satellite constellation. NRO added three option years worth approximately $300M annually to the EnhancedView Follow-On contract awarded in September after it assumed …

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Maxar Eyes January 2019 Completion for US Incorporation; Howard Lance Quoted

Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) has begun the process of its domestication in the U.S. as part of its business strategy. Howard Lance, Maxar president and CEO, said in a statement published Tuesday the proposed U.S. domestication is part of the firm’s U.S. Access Plan and seeks to accelerate its growth …

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DigitalGlobe Gets Potential $600M NRO Follow-On Contract for EnhancedView Satellite Imagery

Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) DigitalGlobe subsidiary has received a potential two-year, $600M contract from the National Reconnaissance Office to continue to provide the U.S. government access to the company’s WorldView satellite constellation and image archive. The EnhancedView Follow-On contract has a one-year base term and an option year worth approximately …

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Northrop Vet Mike Edwards Named DigitalGlobe VP, Senior Adviser for Defense Programs

Mike Edwards, formerly corporate director of space, intelligence and cyber at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has joined Maxar Technologies‘ (NYSE: MAXR)  DigitalGlobe business as vice president and senior adviser for defense programs. DigitalGlobe said Thursday Edwards will report to President Dan Jablonsky andlead the satellite operator’s work with the Defense Department and partnerships with aerospace and defense …

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General Dynamics Vet Chris Pogue Joins Maxar’s MDA as Govt Division President

Chris Pogue, a General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) veteran, has joined Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) MDA business as president of the newly created government division. Pogue will directly report to Mike Greenley, MDA group president, and oversee defense, enterprise information technology, Earth observation systems and government space robotics business lines, Maxar said Tuesday. …

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