GomSpace Group AB, provider of nanosatellites, today announces that Carsten Drachmann has been appointed CEO of GomSpace as of March 13, 2023.
Carsten Drachmann comes from the position as CEO of the tech startup Zero Error Systems PTE LTD in Singapore, and provides expertise and extensive global experience as CEO and Senior Executive from well-established companies and start-ups within Space, IT, SatCom and Telecom such as Nokia, KEBNI AB in Sweden, and Datapath Inc. in the U.S.
Carsten Drachmann holds an MSc in Software and Electronics from the Technical University of Denmark and an E-MBA in Strategy and Organization from Stanford University.
Chairman of the Board Jukka Pertola says, “We are very pleased to welcome Carsten Drachmann as CEO. Carsten has a solid track record of creating growth in tech companies. Together with the rest of the management team, Carsten will execute on the strategy and product investment program following the planned rights issue.”
Carsten Drachmann added, “Since its establishment, GomSpace has been a pioneer in the development and production of nanosatellites. I look very much forward to working with the rest of the management team and the many dedicated and skilled employees to unleash the great potential of GomSpace in a growing market.”
After the appointment of Carsten Drachmann, the Executive Management of GomSpace consists of Carsten Drachmann as CEO and Troels Dalsgaard as deputy CEO and CFO.