NanoAvionics Hires Former AAC/Clyde Space North America CEO, Opens US Office
NanoAvionics has opened a factory and office in the U.S., and hired Franklin Brent Abbott, the former chief executive for AAC/Clyde Space North America. Additionally, Robin Sampson has been hired as business development manager for NanoAvionics U.K. and Western Europe.
Vytenis J. Buzas, CEO of NanoAvionics said: “North America and Europe are two vital markets for us, and with Brent and Robin, we are adding two world-class talents to raise our presence in those regions. Both are experienced leaders with proven track records of developing revenue opportunities and achieving profitable and sustainable long-term growth.
“Brent has more than 20 years of experience in the space industry and his business acumen will help us to establish NanoAvionics U.S. Inc. as a chief provider of nanosatellite solutions throughout the Americas. Robin has been a prominent member of the nanosatellite community since its beginnings, with over a decade of professional experience in the space sector including technology, mission and concept development. Their senior commercial new space experience will be invaluable as we continue building our global business.”