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Virgin Galactic Appoints Matt Boguradzki as Vice President, Sales and Strategy

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
Virgin Galactic
August 10, 2022
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Virgin Galactic Appoints Matt Boguradzki as Vice President, Sales and Strategy
Virgin Galactic
Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPCE) (the “Company” or “Virgin Galactic”), an aerospace and space travel company, today announced that former Rolls-Royce executive Matthew Boguradzki has been appointed Vice President, Sales and Strategy, effective today.

Boguradzki will lead Virgin Galactic’s sales team, supporting the Company’s commercial growth and developing its thriving customer community. He will oversee all sales efforts including strategy, sourcing, negotiation, and client management, and will report to Blair Rich, President and Chief Business Officer, Commercial and Consumer Operations.

“Our thoughtful and high-touch approach to our customer journey is one of Virgin Galactic’s defining features,” said Rich. “As we continue to scale our business, evolving and growing our world class sales operation will be critical. Our recent commercial announcements demonstrate our strong momentum, and bringing in a leader of Matthew’s caliber is an important next step. His experience and networks are deeply aligned with our approach and relevant to our customer demographic, and we’re thrilled to welcome him to the team.”

Boguradzki joins Virgin Galactic from Rolls-Royce, where he led vehicle sales for North and South America and supported the transformation and optimization of the region’s sales operations. Prior to this, Boguradzki built his career at BMW Group Australia, ultimately rising to National Sales and Operations Manager for MINI Australia.

“I am thrilled to be joining Virgin Galactic at this key moment in the era of commercial spaceflight,” said Boguradzki. “The team has made great strides and I’m excited to continue growing the thriving community of Future Astronauts as we prepare to open the wonder of space travel to the world.”

About Virgin Galactic Holdings
Virgin Galactic is an aerospace and space travel company, pioneering human spaceflight for private individuals and researchers with its advanced air and space vehicles. It is developing a spaceflight system designed to connect the world to the wonder and awe created by space travel and to offer customers a transformative experience. You can find more information at

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