Maxar Technologies Ltd. ("Maxar" or the "Company," formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.), (NYSE and TSX: MAXR) has named Mike Greenley to serve as Group President of MDA, a Maxar Technologies company with internationally recognized leadership in space robotics, satellite antennas and subsystems, surveillance and intelligence solutions, and defense and maritime systems.
Reporting to the CEO of Maxar, his responsibilities will include all of the MDA lines of business and its 1,900 employees. Primary locations include Surveillance and Intelligence in Richmond, British Columbia, Ottawa, Ontario, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Robotics and Automation in Brampton, Ontario; and Satellite Subsystems, in Montreal, Quebec. The appointment is effective from January 15, 2018. Mr. Greenley will be based in the Brampton, Ontario office.
Most recently, Mr. Greenley was Sector President of L-3 WESCAM, based in Burlington, Ontario, since 2016. L-3 WESCAM ofers electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) imaging and targeting sensor systems across defense, homeland security and law enforcement markets. From 2013 to 2016, Mr. Greenley served as VP and GM of CAE Canada, supporting defense and security markets. Prior to CAE, he served from 2008 to 2013 with General Dynamics (GD), first as VP of strategy and business development for GD Canada, then as VP international for GD Mission Systems. From 2004 to 2008, he served as vice president of the modeling and simulation business at CAE.
Mr. Greenley holds a Master of Science degree and a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree from the University of Waterloo. He is a former Chairman of the Board of the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI). He is a past chair of the Industry Advisory Board, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) in Canada. In 2016, Mr. Greenley was named Defence Executive of the Year by Canadian Defence Review. He is also a 2012 recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for service to peers and country.
Howard L. Lance, President and CEO of MDA, stated that MDA is one of Canada's most innovative technology companies with an earned reputation as a trusted partner, due to its decades of industry leadership. As a Canadian, Mike's leadership will continue to reinforce MDA's ongoing commitment as a partner to the Government of Canada, our commercial customers, and the company's employees in Canada.