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LeoSat Appoints Peter Schrickel as Chief Financial Officer

Paris, France, September 11, 2017 – LeoSat Enterprises, which is launching a constellation of up to 108 low-earth-orbit communications satellites that will provide the fastest, most secure and widest coverage data network in the world, has announced that Peter Schrickel, previously Treasurer of leading satellite company SES, joins LeoSat as Chief Financial Officer.  In this role, Peter will be spearhead finance for the company including securing funding, managing financial planning and coordinating investor relations.

ND SatCom Appoints Alexander Müller-Gastell as CEO

Immenstaad, Germany, September 1, 2017 – Alexander Müller-Gastell has been appointed the new CEO of ND SatCom GmbH (ND SatCom), effective today. This strategic move is in line with the shareholder vision to further grow the market share of ND SatCom since its acquisition from AIRBUS in 2015.

SSPI Names Future Leaders of the Industry and Honors Mentorship with the 2017 Promise and Mentor Awards

New York City,  September 1, 2017 –The Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today announced that it would present its 2017 Promise Awards to Ryan Carlisle of SpaceX, Joyeeta Chatterjee of Reed Smith and Jamal A. Madni of Boeing Satellite Systems. The Promise Awards honor three satellite executives age 35 and under for outstanding achievement in the early stages of their career. The three recipients will be honored on October 17 in New York City at SSPI’s 12th Annual Future Leaders Dinner. On that night, SSPI will also honor its 2017 Mentor of the Year, Jorge Villarreal Schutz of Elara Comunicaciones, for the encouragement, support, and inspiration he has provided to young professionals throughout his career.

Broadcast Solutions Appoints Alexander Normann Sales Manager for Wireless Microwave Communication Products

Bingen,Germany, August 29, 2017--Broadcast Solutions GmbH extends its product portfolio of wireless microwave communications products for audio, video and data applications with the appointment Alexander Normann Sales Manager for wireless communication tools in the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland). His main focus will be the support of existing broadcast customers and the further development of a division with focus on governmental and security based customers.

ILS Appoints Peter Stier as VP-Sales

Reston, Va., August 28, 2017--Peter Stier has been appointed Vice President of Sales for International Launch Services (ILS), leading the global sales activities for the company with overall responsibility for customer interaction and satisfaction.

 

Stephen Spengler Appointed a Commissioner of the United Nations Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development

Tysons Corner, Va., August 24, 2017--Intelsat’s Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Spengler, has been named a Commissioner of the United Nations Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development.

 

José Manuel do Rosário Toscano to Join Intelsat as Head of International Government Affairs

Luxembourg City, July 1,  2017-- Satellite operator Intelsat S.A. (NYSE:I) announced that José Manuel do Rosário Toscano will be joining the company to lead its efforts in International Government Affairs and Asset Management, effective September 4, 2017.  Mr. Toscano will join the Luxembourg global headquarters office.

Speedcast Appoints Toni Lee Rudnicki as New Vice President of Global Marketing

Sydney, Australia, June 27, 2017-- Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA), a provider of managed remote communication and IT solutions, today announced that satellite industry veteran Toni Lee Rudnicki has joined the company in the newly created role of vice president of global marketing.

 

 

RigNet Appoints Brendan Sullivan as CTO/CIO

Houston, Tex., June 1, 2017--RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RNET) announces that Brendon Sullivan will join its executive management team as Chief Technology/Information Officer (CTO/CIO). Sullivan will support RigNet’s strategic initiatives, aligning the company's product architecture with business priorities, and will work to streamline business processes.

 

Boeing’s Dawn Harms and DataPath’s David Myers Named Chairperson and President of SSPI

New York City, May 18, 2017--- The Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today announced the appointment of Dawn Harms, Vice President of Business Development, Boeing Satellite Systems International, as its new Chairperson, and David Myers, President & CEO, DataPath, as President of its Board of Directors through March 2018.