Spire Global Appoints Benjamin Hackman as Head of Investor Relations | Nation/World

VIENNA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 4, 2022–

Spire Global, Inc. (NYSE:SPIR) (“Spire” or the “Company”), a leading global provider of spatial data, analytics and services, today announced the appointment of Benjamin Hackman as Chief Relationship Officer with investors. Mr. Hackman will report to Peter Platzer, Chairman and CEO of Spire.

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As Head of Investor Relations, Mr. Hackman will be responsible for communicating the vision and value of Spire’s business to the company’s shareholders and the wider investment community. He will maintain relationships with investors and analysts and help them understand the company’s business model, long-term strategy, governance and financial performance. Hillary Yaffe will continue in her role as Head of Corporate Communications.

“Ben brings with him nearly 20 years of industry experience, deep knowledge of financial markets and a strong network of relationships within the investment community,” said Mr. Platzer, CEO of Spire. “I am delighted to welcome him to the team and look forward to working closely with him to engage with investors, research analysts and other relevant stakeholders to communicate the Spire story on tremendous growth and impact, using data from space to solve challenges here on Earth.”

Mr. Hackman has spent his professional career at Boeing in a variety of roles. He most recently served as CFO of the F-15 program, managing a multi-billion dollar annual revenue program. Prior to this role, he was Director of Investor Relations and held numerous executive positions of increasing responsibility in financial planning. Mr. Hackman received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Saint Louis University and his Juris Doctorate from Saint Louis University School of Law.

“I am absolutely thrilled to join the Spire team. Spire is a revenue-generating, high-growth business backed by a management team and board of directors with decades of experience. Spire’s story and joining the company as it continues to harness data from space to solve problems on Earth,” said Mr. Hackman, Head of Investor Relations at Spire.

About Spire Global, Inc.

Spire (NYSE: SPIR) is a leading global provider of space data, analytics and space services, providing access to unique datasets and powerful information about Earth from the ultimate vantage point to that organizations can make decisions with confidence, accuracy and speed. Spire uses one of the largest constellations of general-purpose satellites in the world to obtain valuable data that is difficult to acquire and enriches it with predictive solutions. Spire then provides this data as a subscription to organizations around the world so they can improve business operations, reduce their environmental footprint, deploy resources for growth and competitive advantage, and mitigate risk. Spire gives commercial and government organizations the competitive edge as they seek to innovate and solve some of the world’s toughest problems with space-based insights. Spire has offices in San Francisco, Boulder, Washington DC, Ontario, Glasgow, Oxfordshire, Luxembourg and Singapore. To learn more, visit http://www.spire.com.

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