Don Osborne was appointed President of MDA’s Information Systems Group in January 2014. In this role, he is responsible for the strategic direction of MDA’s Canadian operations.
Mr. Osborne joined MDA in May 2009 as President, Satellite Systems, covering the Montreal and UK operations. He was then appointed President, Satellite Systems and Advanced Technologies, adding MDA’s robotics business in Brampton, Ontario to his responsibilities. Prior to joining MDA, he held the position of President, Advantech Networks, a provider of Satellite and Wireless Solutions for the Telecommunications and Broadband markets.
Mr. Osborne began his career with Spar Aerospace in 1983 as a Mechanical Design Engineer. After joining the management team in 1989, he held positions of increasing responsibility in Manufacturing, Engineering, Program Management, Sales and Marketing and Business Unit Management.
Mr. Osborne holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration, both from McGill University, Montreal, Canada. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada.