Virgin Galactic, the world’s first commercial spaceline, has appointed Kenneth Sunshine as its first chief financial officer (CFO). In this newly created role, Sunshine will be responsible for managing the company’s financial strategy, driving growth and overseeing all finance and accounting functions as Virgin Galactic transitions from a development project to a commercially operational business.
Prior to joining Virgin Galactic, Sunshine served as CFO at MDA Information Systems. He has also previously worked as CFO of the National Institute of Aerospace, CFO of Aurora Flight Sciences, senior vice president (SVP) of finance at Orbital Science, and as an engineer at Draper Laboratories. Sunshine received an MBA from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania and an engineering degree from Tufts University.
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