PALO ALTO, CA, Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced that Richard White has assumed the role of Senior Vice President - Business Development, Government Systems at SSL. Mr. White, has been working with the U.S. Government for over 30 years to provide advanced mission critical solutions.
"I am extremely pleased to have Mr. White join the management team that will lead our growth in U.S. Government business," said Howard Lance, CEO of SSL MDA Holdings. "Mr. White is an experienced senior executive with deep knowledge and access across numerous agencies and departments of the U.S. Government including Defense, Intelligence, and Civilian. He has held leadership positions in general management, programs management, engineering, and business development across multiple mission areas. These include intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, satellite antennas and payloads, and cyber security."
Mr. White was previously Chief Executive Officer at Capstone Corporation, a privately held services provider to the U.S. Government. Before that he served in senior management roles at Harris Corporation from 1982 to 2013.
Mr. White is a graduate of the University of Toledo with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. He earned a master's degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from the Florida Institute of Technology. He resides in Reston, Virginia, and is based at the SSL Government Systems office in northern Virginia.
Space Systems Loral (SSL) is a leading provider of commercial satellites with broad expertise to support satellite operators and innovative space related missions. The company designs and manufactures spacecraft for services such as direct-to-home television, video content distribution, broadband internet, mobile communications, and Earth observation. As a Silicon Valley innovator for more than 50 years, SSL's advanced product line also includes state-of-the-art small satellites, and sophisticated robotics and automation solutions for remote operations. For more information, visit www.sslmda.com.
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