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SpinLaunch announces new leadership roles to accelerate the commercialization of Space Solutions

Updated: Nov 2, 2023

SpinLaunch announced major executive appointments that will provide the company with additional expertise in global investments, partnerships, commercialization, and go-to-market strategy.

Dómhnal Slattery appointed to Chairman of the SpinLaunch Board of Directors Aerospace pioneer and investor Dómhnal Slattery has been elected Chairman of SpinLaunch’s Board of Directors. In his new role, Slattery will work closely with the executive leadership and key stakeholders to provide both guidance and oversight, ensuring that SpinLaunch continues to thrive as a leader of affordable and sustainable space solutions and enter global commercial markets.

SpinLaunch announces new leadership roles to accelerate the commercialization of Space Solutions

Throughout Dómhnal Slattery’s career, he has raised and deployed more than $75 billion of debt and equity capital to finance aircraft for airlines and investors around the world. He founded and scaled two of the world’s three largest aircraft leasing firms including Avolon. Slattery is committed to working with innovative companies, which can revolutionize industries and positively contribute to a net zero economy. His involvement in SpinLaunch signifies a powerful alliance that combines his exceptional background in aviation finance and the capital markets, with the company's groundbreaking technology.

“Dómhnal’s extensive track record of executive leadership, along with his background capitalizing and growing global businesses, position him perfectly for this role,” said CEO Jonathan Yaney. “Dómhnal has already made significant contributions to SpinLaunch as an investor and a valuable strategic advisor, demonstrating his unwavering commitment to the company. We are excited to welcome him as our new Chairman of the Board.”

“I was attracted to SpinLaunch, both as an investor and advisor, because of the company’s incredible ability to innovate and build sustainable space solutions,” commented Slattery. “Not only have they built and successfully launched from the world’s first suborbital kinetic launch system, but are now expanding into full space solutions, including satellites and services. I am impressed by the leadership and myriad of strong supporters, and look forward to my expanded role as Chairman of the Board.”

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