10th August 2015, Salt Lake City, Utah – NanoRacks is pleased to announce that European satellite leader Mr. Peter Bak has joined the company as our first Head of European Operations. Peter will lead our efforts to better serve both current and future European customers.
Peter joins NanoRacks with more than 25 years of experience from a variety of diverse, high-tech industries, including developing telecommunication solutions with Motorola/Freescale and Smart Grid research with Danish Vestas Wind Systems. Most recently, Peter has spent the last three years working with the Danish CubeSat company, Gomspace, as COO and Head of Customer Deliveries.
Peter has worked with customers and development teams from Asia, Europe, and the USA and understands services customers in a truly global context. He holds a Masters in Electrical Engineering from the University of Aalborg, Denmark.
“This is an exciting step for NanoRacks to bring Peter on board,” says NanoRacks Senior VP of Business Development Richard Pournelle. “Our business is becoming far more international and Peter can better help us reach the next level of growth and customer support.”
One of the first tasks will be to select the location of our first European office.
“I’m incredibly excited to help NanoRacks grow in the European market,” explains Bak. “The European space community has been watching the growth of commercial space activities in the States and is ready to become more involved.”
Our European and Asian customers and friends may reach out to Peter at firstname.lastname@example.org.