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Richard Nyren joins Aireon as the Chief Financial Officer. Nyren was previously with Iridium Communications for over six years, most recently as Chief Accounting Officer.
Nyren joined Aireon in July 2017 and serves as Chief Financial Officer responsible for the management of the global financial strategy and day to day financial functions of Aireon including accounting, corporate finance, treasury, and tax.
Nyren has over 20 years’ experience as a financial professional with both Big 4 Public Accounting and publicly held companies. From August 2011 to June 2017, Nyren held positions at Iridium Communications, a publicly traded communications company, most recently as Chief Accounting Officer. Prior to that, Nyren served as Corporate Controller for XO Communications, then a publicly traded telecommunications company, and as Corporate Controller for Fairchild Corporation, then a publicly traded international diversified holding company.
Nyren holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from George Mason University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland-College Park. Nyren also maintains a Certified Public Accounting (CPA) License.