Tyvak Appoints Retired Navy Admiral Christian Becker as CEO
Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems has named retired U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Christian “Boris” Becker as its new CEO. Tyvak is a Terran Orbital company that manufactures nanosatellite platforms.
Becker most recently served as the chief executive of the Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR), where he led an 11,000-person organization responsible for the design, delivery and supporting logistics of the U.S. Navy’s global satellite and communications networks. He has also held leadership positions supporting the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) and the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).
Terran Orbital CEO Marc Bell commented in the Wednesday release that Becker deeply understands the company’s customer base and brings valuable background in U.S. defense and intelligence requirements.
“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,” Becker said.