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James A. Quella appointed to Kleos Space Advisory Board

Sydney, Australia – Kleos Space S.A (ASX:KSS), a space-powered Radio Frequency Reconnaissance data-as-a-service (DaaS) company, has appointed James A. Quella, veteran business leader and a Senior Advisor to Blackstone to its Advisory Board.

Mr Quella also holds the current positions external to Kleos:

  • Independent Director at Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc.
  • Independent Director of CC Neuberger Principal Holdings II
  • Senior Advisor to CC Capital.

Mr Quella said, “I look forward to working with Kleos Space to build on a strong foundation of growth as they expand in the U.S. and continue to add critical capabilities to their data-as-a-service offering.”

Kleos CEO Andy Bowyer said, “It is an incredible honour to have James involved in the Company. We look forward to working with and learning from him to further grow our public-market experience as well as leveraging his experiences growing data subscription and sales businesses to increase the revenue opportunities for our data products.”

He has earned an MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth Graduate School of Business with Dean’s Honours.

Previous engagements held by Mr Quella include:

  • Independent Director of FGL Holdings
  • Independent Director of Lionbridge Technologies, Inc.
  • Independent Director of Catalent, Inc.
  • Chairman of Michaels Cos., Inc.
  • Member-Supervisory Board of Nielsen Holdings Ltd.
  • Independent Director of Freescale Semiconductor
  • Senior Managing Director of Blackstone Private Equity
  • Managing Director & Senior Operating Partner of CSFB Private Equity Partners LLC
  • Managing Director of DLJ Merchant Banking Partners
  • Vice-Chairman of Mercer Management Consulting, Inc.
  • Senior Partner of Strategic Planning Associates

Mr Quella has recently acquired shares in Kleos and holds approximately 2.5%.