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satellite communications company executive

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. M C.

Background

Thompson, Eldon Dale was born on April 24, 1934 in Fairville, N.B., Canada.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, U. N.B., 1957; Doctor of Science (honorary), University N.B., 1984.

Career

Member cabinet secretariat, secretary, Treasury Board, Government N.B., 1972-1974; president, TransCan. Telephone System, Ottawa, Ontario, 1974-1977; president, N.B. Telephone –°ompany, 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.

Achievements

  • Registered profile engineer, Ontario.

Membership

Member of advisory board AMDAHL Canada Ltd. Senior member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. M C.