Promotes Mr. Kevin Harkenrider as new Vice President of Operations
(CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 29, 2007) -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq:VSAT) announced that Mr. Robert Barrie has resigned his position as Vice President of Operations in connection with his planned phased retirement. "We are very grateful to Bob for his tremendous contribution to ViaSat over the past ten years and his participation in building a successful operations organization," said Mark Dankberg, ViaSat's chairman and chief executive officer.
Mr. Kevin Harkenrider will succeed Mr. Barrie in the Vice President of Operations position. Mr. Harkenrider joined ViaSat in October 2006 as Director of Operations and most recently served in an executive role at Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC). Previously, Mr. Harkenrider also held several positions at the Mission Solutions division of BAE Systems, including Vice President and Program Director, Vice President-Operations and Vice President-Material.