Michael Santoro is Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance at SSL. With more than 35 years of finance experience, Mr. Santoro is responsible for pricing, accounting, internal audit, corporate finance, engineering and manufacturing planning, budget and control, program control and facilities.
Mr. Santoro joined the company, then Ford Aerospace, in 1977 as a financial analyst. He took on leadership roles, including a four-year assignment as the Chief Financial Officer for Loral Skynet/Telesat, where he led financial operations. Prior to his current position at SSL, Mr. Santoro served as Executive Director, overseeing the annual budget process for indirect costs and capital expenditures, real estate, and facilities planning for the SSL campus.
Mr. Santoro holds an MBA with an emphasis in finance from the University of Notre Dame and a bachelor of arts degree in economics from La Salle University.