President, Arianespace, Inc.
Clayton Mowry is President of Arianespace, Inc., with responsibility for managing Arianespace’s customer, industry and governmental relations at the company’s U.S. affiliate.
The Washington, D.C.-based Arianespace, Inc. was established in 1982, and is a key element of Arianespace’s international presence. Approximately one-fourth of the more than 340 launch services contracts signed by Arianespace since its creation in 1980 are with U.S. customers, and over half involve U.S.-built spacecraft.
Mowry joined Arianespace, Inc. from the Satellite Industry Association (SIA), where he was executive director of the nonprofit alliance that represents leading U.S. satellite manufacturers, service providers and equipment suppliers.
Prior to the SIA, he worked as a satellite industry analyst and senior international trade specialist for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Office of Telecommunications, and was a Presidential Management Intern and trade policy analyst covering the space launch industry for the Department of Commerce.
Mowry holds degrees in political science and economics from Ohio Wesleyan University and a MBA from Georgetown University.