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Kymeta Unveils Leadership Transition to Drive Next Phase

Kymeta’s FPA with Mtenna technology. Credit: Kymeta

Ibadan, 12 March 2024. – Kymeta has announced leadership and board changes as it continues to build on its technology and first-to-market products. As a result, effective April 1st, 2024, Rick Bergman will become the President and CEO of Kymeta, bringing a wealth of experience from his most recent role as Executive Vice President of Computing and Graphics at AMD. Bergman also served as President and CEO of Synaptics (SYNA).

Likewise, Nicole Piasecki will become Chair of the Board, succeeding Doug Hutcheson. Piasecki, who joined the board in May 2022, brings an extensive background from the aerospace and defense sector. On the other hand, effective March 31, 2024, Doug Hutcheson and Walter Berger will be retiring from Kymeta.

Throughout the last five years, their pivotal contributions played a central role in spearheading numerous product launches and consistently fostering year-over-year growth. Their grasp of customer needs, commitment to innovation and successful introduction of new products to the market have resulted in record-breaking achievements.

Commenting on Rick’s appointment, Piasecki said, “Kymeta is at the forefront of connecting the world through its hybrid communication solutions. With Rick Bergman’s track record of driving value-led growth in the technology sector bolstered by disciplined execution, we eagerly anticipate the next phase of growth for Kymeta.”

The new Chair of the Board also added: “Our sincere gratitude goes to Doug and Walter for their unwavering commitment to Kymeta over the years. Doug and Walter have successfully laid the groundwork for Kymeta’s future growth. Their departure leaves the company strategically positioned for a robust future.”

Kymeta recently completed its Series D round to ramp up production of its recently announced Osprey™ u8 Hybrid-GEO-LEO and future product generations.

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