David J. Frear
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Sirius XM Radio Inc.
David J. Frear joined Sirius XM in June 2003 as the Company's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer where he is responsible for overseeing the finance, accounting, treasury, investor relations, IT and satellite development operations.
Prior to joining Sirius XM, Frear was Executive Vice President and CFO, and a director of, SAVVIS Communications, a global managed network services provider with operations in 44 countries. He was recruited by SAVVIS to develop the SAVVIS business plan, build its staff and take the new global data communications company public in a $400 million offering in February 2000. His responsibilities included accounting, treasury, tax, investor relations, insurance, planning and cost control.
Frear also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Orion Network Systems in Rockville, Maryland, coming to this international satellite services company following the restructuring of Millicom, where he also served as CFO. Joining Orion prior to the start of commercial operations, Frear assisted Orion in raising over $850 million to fund the construction of the Company's global satellite system. He also played an important role in Orion's $1.5 billion purchase by Loral Space and Communications.In addition to serving as Chief Financial Officer for Millicom, Frear also held management positions at Bear, Stearns & Company, Credit Suisse, Transway International and Deloitte & Touche.
He received an MBA from the University of Michigan, Graduate School of Business Administration in Ann Arbor, Michigan.