Eldon Dale Thompson, Canadian Satellite communications company executive. Registered profile engineer, Ontario. Beaverbrook scholar. Member of advisory board AMDAHL Canada Ltd. Senior member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Thompson, Eldon Dale was born on April 24, 1934 in Fairville, N.B., Canada.
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, U. N.B., 1957;
Doctor of Science (honorary), University N.B., 1984.
Member cabinet secretariat, secretary, Treasury Board, Government N.B., 1972-1974;
president, TransCan. Telephone System, Ottawa, Ontario, 1974-1977;
president, N.B. Telephone Сompany, Ltd., St. John, 1977-1980;
president, chief Executive officer, Telesat Canada, Ottawa, 1980-1993;
also board directors, Telesat Canada, Ottawa
chairman, Telesat Enterprises Inc.
director, Telesat Mobile, Inc. Member section Advisory Group on International Trade in Computer Comm.
Member of advisory board AMDAHL Canada Ltd. Senior member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.