Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems, Inc. (“Tyvak”), a Terran Orbital company, has named retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Christian “Boris” Becker as the firm’s Chief Executive Officer.
Admiral Becker brings more than 33 years of leadership in the U.S. Navy and Department of Defense (DoD) to his new role as well as an extensive knowledge of global satellite and communication networks. He most recently served as the Chief Executive of the Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) where he led an 11,000-person global organization responsible for the design, delivery and supporting logistics of the U.S. Navy’s global satellite and communications networks and enterprise-wide business systems.
His career includes leadership positions supporting the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) and the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). Admiral Becker has received numerous professional awards including the NRO and the Department of the Navy Distinguished Service Metals.
“We are thrilled to welcome Admiral Becker to the Tyvak team,” said Terran Orbital Chief Executive Officer Marc Bell. “His proven leadership and rich background in satellite systems and U.S. defense and intelligence requirements add tremendous value to our growth strategy. He deeply understands the needs of our customer base and his appointment reinforces Tyvak’s commitment to provide a full suite of satellite solutions to our customers in the U.S. and across the globe.”
“I am honored and excited to be part of the Tyvak family”, Becker commented. “This is a great team focused on delivering game-changing solutions to the most challenging problems our customers face. The demand signal for space-based solutions is enormous and Tyvak is uniquely positioned to serve those growing needs.”