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Chamath Palihapitiya Steps Down as Virgin Galactic Chairman to Spend More Time with Other SPACs
Chamath Palihapitiya (Credit: SCH)
  • Departure comes four days before quarterly & full year earnings call
  • Silicon Valley billIionaire took company public in October 2019 through merger with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC)
  • Sold $100 million personal investment for $313 million
  • Continues to own Virgin Galactic shares through Social Capital Hedosophia

TUSTIN, Calif., February 18, 2022 (Virgin Galactic PR) — Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPCE) (the “Company” or “Virgin Galactic”) announced today that, effective immediately, Chamath Palihapitiya will step down as chairman and as a member of its Board of Directors to focus on other public company board commitments. As part of the announcement, the Board appointed Director Evan Lovell as Interim Chairman until a new chair is in place.

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  • February 18, 2022