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Jonathan Spink heads CASBAA Board 2017 as Regulatory, Content Development, Tech & Influence top CASBAA agenda

Hong Kong,Dec 8, 2016—Following its first meeting on 06 December, the CASBAA Board of Directors announced that Jonathan Spink, CEO of HBO Asia, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors for the next 12 months.

 

Newtec Appoints Sjoerd De Clerck as New VP-Asia

Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, December 8, 2016--Newtec – a specialist in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications – today announced it has appointed a new sales Vice-President for the Asia-Pacific region. Sjoerd De Clerck will be responsible for leading the Asia-Pacific team and ensuring the company’s continued growth across the continents.

Jay T. Hilbert Named Chief Sales Officer at RigNet

Houston, Tex. Nov. 7, 2016--RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RNET), a provider of customized systems and solutions serving customers with complex data networking and operational requirements, announced today the appointment of Jay T. Hilbert as Chief Sales Officer.  He will be based in Houston and succeeds Hector Maytorena in taking responsibility for the global sales organization and world wide sales efforts.

Globecast Appoints Neil Butterfield as Director of Sales-Latin America

Paris, France,  November 3, 2016— Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has today announced the appointment of Neil Butterfield as Director of Sales for Latin America. Butterfield is the first of several appointments to be announced by the company in the coming weeks and reflects a refreshed approach to the Americas markets as Globecast continues to expand.

Aaron Shourie Joins Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

Washington, D.C., October 11, 2016--Aaron Shourie has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton as a special counsel in the Corporate & Securities Practice Group and as a member of the Communications Team. 

 

 

Cobalt Digital Promotes Ryan Wallenberg to Vice President of Engineering

Champaign, Ill., Oct. 11, 2016—Cobalt Digital today announced that Ryan Wallenberg has been promoted to vice president of engineering. In that role, Wallenberg not only oversees the engineering department and sets the direction of Cobalt products, but he also manages the activities of the company's new compression division created as a result of Cobalt's recent acquisition of ImmediaTV.

MDA Announces Board and Senior Executive Appointments to Enable US Access Plan implementation

San Francisco, Calif., Oct. 3, 2016-- MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, is pleased to announce a number of important appointments related to the implementation of its previously announced U.S. Access Plan strategy. 

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces Fred Kornberg's Return to CEO Role, Names New COO Hire and Other Management Changes

Melville, N.Y., October 3, 2016--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) announced today that Comtech's Chairman of the Board, Fred Kornberg, will immediately resume his role as Chief Executive Officer  and President and that its current CEO and President, Dr. Stanton D. Sloane, is departing the Company and also resigning from Comtech's Board of Directors. The Company also announced that Michael Galletti has been appointed to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer.

SSPI Names Future Leaders of the Industry and Honors Mentorship with the 2016 Promise and Mentor Awards and Technology

 New York City, NY, September 27, 2016- The Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today announced that it would present its 2016 Promise Awards to Dr. Jennifer Dawson of Space Systems Loral (SSL), Pascale Dumit of SES and Erin Feller of Boeing Network & Space 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 November 9 in New York City at SSPI’s 11th Annual Future Leaders Dinner. On that night, SSPI will also honor its 2016 Mentor of the Year, David Myers of DataPath, for the encouragement, support, and inspiration he has provided to young professionals throughout his career.

Boeing Appoints Jim Chilton President of Network & Space Businesses

St. Loius, Mo., Sept. 22, 2016– Boeing [NYSE: BA] veteran Jim Chilton will succeed Craig R. Cooning as president of the company’s Network & Space Systems (N&SS) businesses, effective Oct. 21.