06 Oct, 2022

David Kownator joins Isar Aerospace as Chief Financial Officer

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We are happy to announce that David Kownator has joined Isar Aerospace as Chief Financial Officer

“I am excited to join the fantastic team at Isar Aerospace on its journey to democratize access to space. Together we will reach orbit and help improve life on Earth,” says David Kownator, CFO at Isar Aerospace.

“On behalf of the management and all employees, we warmly welcome David to Isar Aerospace! David brings with him extensive experience from growth companies and a fantastic skillset – and that’s exactly what we need,” says Daniel Metzler, CEO and Co-Founder at Isar Aerospace.

Excellent skillset and experience in growth companies

David brings extensive experience in technology, capital-intensive industries, complex transactions and large-scale fundraising. He joins Isar Aerospace from REEF Technology, a Miami-based operator of last-mile infrastructure and services, where he was President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to REEF, he was deputy CEO of Indigo Group, a global operator of urban infrastructure and mobility services, where he was successively in charge of transformation, digital services, strategy and finance.

David started his career in investment banking with Morgan Stanley and UBS Investment Bank, before moving on to Private Equity with Apax Partners and Ergon Capital Partners. He is a French citizen and a graduate of HEC Paris and Sciences Po.

About Isar Aerospace

Isar Aerospace, based in Ottobrunn/Munich, develops and builds launch vehicles for transporting small and medium-sized satellites as well as satellite constellations into Earth’s orbit. The company was founded in 2018 as a spin-off from Technical University Munich. Since then, it has grown to more than 300 employees from more than 40 nations with many years of hands-on rocket know-how as well as experience within other high-tech industries. The company is privately financed by former SpaceX VP Bulent Altan as well as world-leading investors including Airbus Ventures, Apeiron, Earlybird, HV Capital, Lakestar, Lombard Odier, Porsche SE, UVC Partners, and Vsquared Ventures.

Find more information via: https://www.isaraerospace.com/

Press contact Isar Aerospace

Tina Schmitt, Communications and Brand Manager
E  tina.schmitt@isaraerospace.com  

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