MDA appoints Amy MacLeod as Vice President of Corporate Communications

Media Release: June 28, 2021

MDA Ltd. (TSX:MDA), a leading provider of advanced technology and services to the rapidly-expanding global space industry, today announced the appointment of Amy MacLeod as Vice President of Corporate Communications. In this newly created role, Ms. MacLeod joins the MDA executive team with a mandate to elevate the MDA brand globally as the company charts a path for growth.


Ms. MacLeod brings to the role more than two decades of business communications experience in the technology and defence sectors and a strong track record of shaping complex business, financial, and technical developments into global strategic communications and corporate programs.


Most recently, Ms. MacLeod served as Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Communications at Seaspan Shipyards, one of Canada’s National Shipbuilding Strategy partners. Prior to Seaspan, Amy was Vice President of Corporate Communications at Mitel Networks during a period of strategic business transformation that saw the company double in size. She has also held a series of senior communications roles at General Dynamics Canada, Alcatel-Lucent, and Newbridge Networks.


Ms. MacLeod has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Waterloo. She is based in Ottawa where she serves on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries and the Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation. 

“The work that MDA employees are doing to advance space innovation and the entire space sector is truly awe inspiring. We have amazing stories to share about how our team and our customers are shaping this rapidly growing global market, and the addition of Amy to our executive team gives us a strong new voice and capacity to get those stories out of our labs and into the universe.”

- Mike Greenley, Chief Executive Officer, MDA












Serving the world from its Canadian home and global offices, MDA (TSX:MDA) is an international space mission partner and a robotics, satellite systems and geointelligence pioneer with a 50-year story of firsts on and above the Earth. With over 2,000 employees across Canada, the US and the UK, MDA is leading the charge towards viable Moon colonies, enhanced Earth observation, communication in a hyper-connected world, and more. With a track record of making space ambitions come true, MDA enables highly skilled people to continually push boundaries, tackle big challenges, and imagine solutions that inspire and endure to change the world for the better, on the ground and in the stars.





Leslie Swartman