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Intelsat CFO Michael McDonnell Resigns

McLean, VA, October 19, 2015 Intelsat S.A. (NYSE:I)  today announced that it has accepted the resignation of its Chief Financial Officer, Michael McDonnell, to be effective mid-December 2015.  McDonnell is leaving to accept the position of CFO at another public company.  An external search for a successor CFO has commenced.

KenCast Appoints Fabrice Testa as Head of International Business Development

Norwalk, Connecticut, October 15, 2015--KenCast Inc. announced that Fabrice Testa has been appointed as Head of International Business Development for KenCast. In this new role, Testa will be responsible for the development of KenCast's business expansion activities in EMEA, Russia & CIS and APAC regions.

 

 

OneWeb Appoints Matthew M. O’Connell as CEO

London, UK, October 14, 2015: OneWeb which is building a new global communications system to create affordable broadband services for all, today announces the appointment of Matthew M. O’Connell as Chief Executive Officer. The appointment follows the successful US$ 500 million  funding round from a group of leading international companies, and represents another important step towards OneWeb’s ultimate goal of making affordable internet available globally via its satellite constellation.

 

Comtech EF Data Names Richard Swardh to Vice President, Market Development

Tempe, Arizona, October 8, 2015 – Comtech EF Data Corp. announced today the appointment of Richard Swardh to Vice President, Market Development. In this newly created position, Swardh will lead Comtech EF Data’s market development, business development and product marketing functions for the 2G/3G/LTE mobile backhaul market.

Azercosmos Selects Dan Radu as Chief Commercial Officer

Baku, Azerbaijan, October 7, 2015 – Satellite operator Azercosmos has selected Dan Radu as its Chief Commercial Officer.Radu has extensive operational and sales experience acquired over the past more than twenty years with industry leaders such as Intelsat, EMC2 and Cisco. An accomplished satellite engineer as well, he has also implemented operational rollouts both major satellite and media installations such as Deutsche Telekom and Discovery Communications, to name a few.

EMC appoints John Finney as Chief Commercial Officer

Miramar, Fla., October 6,  2015--This appointment is to enhance the company's leadership in delivering the most mission-critical communications services, in the world's most remote locations, and for people and businesses on the move.

 

 

WORK Microwave Appoints Thomas Fröhlich as CEO

Holzkirchen,  Germany, Oct. 5, 2015—WORK Microwave, a leading global supplier of advanced satellite communications, navigation, defence electronics, and sensors equipment, today announced the appointment of Thomas Fröhlich as CEO. He will jointly lead WORK Microwave with CTO Günter Prokoph, concentrating on driving the company’s strategy while broadening the company’s customer reach and sales revenue.

 

MEASAT Appoints Santosh Desai as Sales Director, Africa

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 28, 2015 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. announced the appointment of Santosh Desai as Sales Director – Africa. In his role, Desai will be responsible for opening new markets in Africa, developing sales channels, and managing customer accounts. 

 

Transas Appoints Frank Coles CEO

Hamburg, Germany, September 22, 2015–Transas, a global leader in high-tech equipment, software and system integration for the maritime industry, today announces the appointment of Frank Coles as its Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors for Transas Marine.

 

LeoSat Names Mark Rigolle New CEO

Washington, DC, September 14, 2015 – LeoSat Enterprises, an emerging company with plans to launch a constellation of up to 108 low-earth-orbit communications satellites, has named industry veteran Mark Rigolle as the company’s new chief executive officer.