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1 April 2015

Matt Perkins joins e2vâ€s Executive Committee as President of Space Imaging

e2v, the global technology solutions provider, is delighted to announce that Matt Perkins has joined the e2v Executive Committee in the role of President of Space Imaging.

Matt has over 25 years†experience in engineering and joins e2v from Surrey Satellite Technology Limited, a world leading small satellite company, where he held the role of Group CEO. Prior to this, he held roles with Powerwave UK Limited, Filtronic Comtek and has a PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Group CEO, Steve Blair, commented, “Matt has a wealth of experience in the engineering and space industry and will play a pivotal role in the growth of our Space Imaging business. I look forward to working with Matt as he leads our dedicated team of scientists and engineers in supporting our customers and bringing life to technology.”

e2vâ€s Space Imaging business has an established position as a leading manufacturer of imaging devices for space exploration and earth observation for the worldâ€s largest space agencies. Matt and his team will continue to drive growth by further advancing e2vâ€s capabilities in the field of imaging focal plane arrays and sub-systems, developing e2vâ€s relationships with global space agencies and organisations including ESA, NASA, JAXA, Airbus Defence and Space, Thales Alenia Space and Ball Aerospace.

 For more information about e2vâ€s Space Imaging business visit www.e2v.com/space 

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 Media Contact: For enquiries about this press release contact: Jennifer Spencer-Charles; Jennifer.Spencer-Charles@e2v.com   

Notes to Editor:

About e2v: e2v is a leading global provider of specialist technology for high performance systems and equipment delivering solutions, sub-systems and components for applications within Medical & Science, Aerospace & Defence, and Commercial & Industrial markets. e2v employs approximately 1750 people, has design and operational facilities across Europe, North America and Asia, and has a global network of sales and technical support offices. e2v has annual sales of GBP220m and is listed on the London Stock Exchange.
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