Iridium Chief Matt Desch Named Board Member at Unisys Effective January

Matt Desch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 28, 2018 — Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) and a telecommunications industry veteran, will join the Unisys (NYSE: UIS) board of directors in January, GovCon Wire reported Dec. 20.

Unisys said Dec. 19 Desch, a four-time Wash100 awardee and also a director at Iridium, will begin his tenure on Jan. 1 and contribute to the information technology company’s core focus industries of transportation and government.

“[His] expertise with the Internet of Things will help Unisys drive its Safe Cities initiative, the focus of which includes supporting governments around the world in protecting the security of IoT-enabled devices,” added Peter Altabef, chairman and CEO of Unisys.

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