MDA Information Systems LLC (MDA US), a provider of geospatial and advanced information solutions to government and commercial customers, announced the appointment of Mr. Don Schaefer as President of MDA US. Mr. Schaefer reports to the interim Chief Executive Officer of MDA US, Mr. Jerry Agee. Following a two to three month transition period, Mr. Agee will retire from MDA US and Mr. Schaefer, as President, will succeed Mr. Agee as the head of MDA US.
Mr. Schaefer brings over 35 years of experience working in U.S. Department of Defense, Intelligence, and Civilian agency technical programs. Before joining MDA US, Mr. Schaefer held several technical and executive positions beginning his career first as a Naval Intelligence Analyst, then as a Lead Engineer in General Electric’s Military and Data Systems. Over the past 15 years, he has held several executive positions including Vice President at Noblis, Partner at Blue Canopy LLC, and Senior Vice President/Partner at Booz Allen Hamilton.
“I am excited to be joining MDA US and working with the extremely talented MDA US staff and management team who are supporting our customer’s critical missions,” said Don Schaefer. “I look forward to working with the Company’s customers, leadership team, and employees to build upon the successes it has achieved over these past 47 years.”
Mr. Agee stated: “Don, with his wealth of experience and industry knowledge, will provide strong leadership as we continue to develop innovative and high quality solutions to meet the increasing demands of our customers who have come to rely on MDA US for our industry leading products and customized services.”
MDA Information Systems (MDA US) provides essential software applications, information products, and technical expertise to enable smarter decision making while mitigating risks. Whether for the commercial or government/public sector, MDA US knows Big Data‐‐from real‐time data acquisition and tracking to advanced data and imagery fusion, exploitation, and analysis.