AAC Clyde Space AB has nominated Ursa Space CEO, Nicole Robinson, to their board of directors — she brings extensive experience within the US and European space market to this position and has a high profile among leading industry, professional groups.
Based just outside of Washington DC, Robinson is the President at Ursa Space Systems, a U.S.-based, satellite intelligence company that provides business and government decision-makers access to on-demand analytic solutions. Prior to Ursa Space, Robinson held senior positions at SES Satellite, a world leader in global content connectivity solutions in both Washington and Luxembourg and at General Dynamics.
She is currently the President of the Space and Satellite Professionals International (SSPI), the largest space and satellite professional association.
The appointment follows an active six months for AAC Clyde Space, wherein the company acquired three, fast growing, specialist space companies and broadened their range of activities and projects pipeline. These are…
- Hyperion, based in Delph, Netherlands, which specializes in high performance satellite subsystems including star trackers, laser communications and propulsion for satellites
- SpaceQuest, based in Virginia, USA, which is a highly experienced player in the fast-growing, Space Data as a Service sector
- Omnisys, based in Gothenburg, Sweden, which designs and develops high performance, weather space sensors
Rolf Hallencreutz, chairman of AAC Clyde Space, said, “I’m delighted with the nomination of Nicole to our board of directors. She has a great reputation in the industry and strong experience of the US and the European space markets. Her appointment demonstrates our commitment to growing our presence in the United States and also further developing our fast-growing Space Data as a Service offering (SDaaS). I look forward to working with her to capitalize on the exciting opportunities ahead for AAC Clyde Space.”
Nicole Robinson said, “The New Space economy is growing fast, as demand for satellites and the data they provide increases every year. AAC Clyde Space is well positioned to provide solutions to many customers and partners around the world. I am looking forward to bringing my experience of this dynamic market to help AAC Clyde Space establish a more prominent position in the US market and to further develop its services around the world.”
The nomination committee also propose that the Annual General Meeting re-elect Rolf Hallencreutz (Chairman), Anita Bernie, Per Aniansson, Per Danielsson and Will Whitehorn. The Annual General meeting will be held in Uppsala, Sweden, on May 27, 2021.