in Space

SSTL confirms Sarah Parker's appointment as MD

Posted 27 November 2017 · Add Comment

The Board of Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has today announced that Sarah Parker has been formally appointed as Managing Director, a role she has been performing in an interim capacity since March 2017.



Sarah Parker (above) joined the Board of Directors in 1999 with responsibilities for corporate strategy and finance and has helped steer the business over a 20 year period to achieve international success and a £100m turnover. 

Commenting on the appointment, Executive Chairman Sir Martin Sweeting: “I am delighted that Sarah Parker has been appointed as our new Managing Director.  Sarah’s depth of knowledge of the industry and her experience in managing the Company’s growth will be invaluable as we continue to challenge the economics of space with new innovations and to explore new global business collaborations and partnerships.”  

On her permanent appointment as Group MD, Sarah commented “It is a real honour to be confirmed as Managing Director of such an iconic company, and with innovation positively in our DNA, I am excited to lead SSTL onwards to explore new possibilities for small satellites and space systems.”

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Restrata appoints new head of consultancy

Security, safety and emergency response solutions provider, Restrata, has appointed a new head of consultancy to lead the organisation’s continued growth and international expansion.

JJ Churchill reduces machining ops by half

Aerospace engineering firm JJ Churchill today announced that it has reduced its tooling costs by 5% with a 50% reduction in the number of machining operations on a specific critical part, achieved with Blue Photon technology which is

Ultra Long Range A350 XWB completes first flight

The Ultra Long Range version of the A350 XWB, MSN 216, has successfully completed its first flight.

Defence Secretary announces £80m Guardian to protect the skies

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) will invest up to £80 million in a new computer system to boost the RAF’s speed and accuracy in protecting the skies, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced.

SEA supplying TLS to navies in South East Asia

Cohort company SEA is supplying its Torpedo Launcher Systems (TLS) to three South East Asian navies that have signed up for a solution based on technology originally developed for the UK Royal Navy.

Bristol Airport and SWRnewstar win Waste2Zero award

SWRnewstar has won the Waste2Zero Best Waste Project Communication & Stakeholder Engagement Award in partnership with its customer Bristol Airport.

ODU SK191217191218
See us at
SMI HelicopterTBT1402240518FIL18 BT111017220718SMI FAVWSBT1402060618