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New York, USA, October 10, 2019 (Virgin Galactic PR) — Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. (“SCH”) and Virgin Galactic today announced that Wanda Austin, Craig Kreeger and George Mattson have agreed to join the board of directors of Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (“VGH”), the company resulting from the pending business combination transaction involving SCH and Virgin Galactic. The board appointments are contingent on approval by SCH’s shareholders and the completion of the business combination between SCH and Virgin Galactic.
Upon the closing of the business combination transaction and election by the SCH shareholders, VGH’s board of directors (the “Board”) will consist of eight members, who are expected to bring a wealth of expertise and experience across technology, aviation, space, international markets, operational and financial management.
The latest proposed nominees to the Board are:
Wanda Austin, who previously served as the President and CEO of The Aerospace Corporation, the nation’s preeminent space mission assurance organization. She currently serves as a board member for Amgen, Chevron Corporation and the Space Foundation. From 2015 to January 2017, Dr. Austin served on the President’s ...