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.  


Advantech Wireless appoints Steve Richeson as SVP, Global Sales & Business Development

Montreal, Canada, September 10, 2015–Advantech Wireless announced that Steve Richeson has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Business Development. Steve joins Advantech  from his most recent position at Harris Corporation where he was instrumental in establishing a sales pipeline for the Communications Solutions business unit of Exelis (formerly ITT Defense) prior to its US$ 4.6 billion acquisition by Harris.


Thaicom Rolls Out Succession Plan for CEO Position

Nonthaburi, Thailand, September 1, 2015--Thaicom has announced the appointment of Mr. Paiboon Panuwattanawong to take up the roles of Chief Executive Officer of Thaicom and the authorized director of Thaicom effective October 1, 2015. The previous CEO, Ms. Suphajee Suthumpun, will assume the role of Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer to support the new CEO during the leadership transition period from October 1 to December 31, 2015.


AsiaSat Forms Sales Solutions Team to be Led by Alan Wong

Hong Kong, August 3, 2015– Satellite operator Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (AsiaSat) has formed a Sales Solutions team has that will provide focused and solutions-driven support to the company's sales and business development activities.  Led by Alan Wong, Manager, Sales Solutions, this team will have an increased focus of identifying and implementing the best solution for each customer's requirements.