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Maxar Technologies Selected by Forbes as a Top Workplace in America

May 16, 2018

WESTMINSTER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Maxar Technologies (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) (NYSE: MAXR; TSX: MAXR), a leading global provider of advanced space technology solutions for commercial and government markets, today announced that it has been chosen as a top workplace by Forbes for 2018.

Maxar was ranked #74 out of 500 mid-sized companies in Forbes’ annual workplace survey — one of only three space and geospatial companies selected — based on the recommendations of 30,000 American employees who were surveyed. This honor follows DigitalGlobe’s selection as one of the Denver Post’s Top Workplaces for the third time in four years, and Radiant Solutions’ inclusion in the Tampa Bay Times’ Top Workplaces list for the second consecutive year. And MDA’s Brampton facility was nominated for a 2018 Business Excellence Award by the Brampton Board of Trade this month. DigitalGlobe, Radiant Solutions and MDA are all Maxar companies. Maxar employees value the company’s purpose and integrity, its commitment to quality, and its culture of innovation and collaboration.

“It’s an honor to be selected by Forbes as one of America’s best workplaces. We value our team members tremendously, and we are committed to ensuring they have the opportunity to do their best work,” said Howard Lance, CEO of Maxar Technologies. “Maxar is accelerating innovation for the new space economy, building upon the unique heritage of the four industry-leading companies that we brought together last year. Our talented teams are our competitive advantage, collaborating to deliver end-to-end space technology solutions for our customers and working to Build a Better World.”

About Maxar Technologies

Maxar Technologies (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates) is a leading global provider of advanced space technology solutions for commercial and government markets including satellites, Earth imagery, robotics, geospatial data and analytics. As a trusted partner, Maxar Technologies provides unmatched integrated capabilities, solutions and expertise to help customers anticipate and address their most complex mission-critical challenges with confidence. With more than 6,500 employees in over 31 locations, the Maxar Technologies portfolio of commercial space brands includes MDA, SSL, DigitalGlobe and Radiant Solutions. Every day, billions of people rely on Maxar Technologies to communicate, share information and data, and deliver insights that Build a Better World. Maxar trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange as MAXR. For more information, visit

Forward-Looking Statements

This release contains forward-looking statements and information, which reflect the current view of Maxar Technologies Ltd. (the “Company”) with respect to future events and financial performance. Any such forward-looking statements are based on the Company’s current expectations, estimates, projections and assumptions in light of its experience and its perception of historical trends. Any such forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations. The Company cautions readers that should certain risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary significantly from those expected. The risks that could cause actual results to differ from current expectations include, but are not necessarily limited to: changes in government or intergovernmental priorities, mandates, funding levels, contracts and regulations; satellite failure; failure of third parties and subcontractors; and failure to anticipate changes in technology, technical standards and offerings or compliance with the requisite standards, or failure to maintain technological advances and offer new products to retain customers and market position.

For additional information with respect to certain of these risks or factors, plus additional risks or factors, reference should be made to the Company's continuous disclosure materials filed from time to time with Canadian and U.S. securities regulatory authorities, which are available online under the Company's SEDAR profile at, under the Company's EDGAR profile at, or on the Company's website at

Maxar Technologies
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