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Mobile Satellite Users Association Announces 2016 Board of Directors

McLean, Va., March 2, 2016 – Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA), today announced its 2016 Board of Directors. MSUA is a nonprofit association dedicated to promoting satcom mobility innovations and fostering an exchange of information between providers and users on all matters related to mobility solutions including connectivity options, applications, regulations and more.

MEASAT Appoints Dr. Edmund Kong as CTO

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 25, 2016–MEASAT Global Berhad announced today the appointment of Dr. Edmund Kong as the company’s Chief Technology Officer. 

 

 

Boeing Names Leanne Caret Defense, Space & Security President and CEO

Berkeley, Mo., February 24, 2016--The Boeing board of directors has elected Leanne Caret president and chief executive officer of the company's Defense, Space & Security business effective March 1. She will succeed Chris Chadwick, who has announced his retirement from the company.

van Kuijeren Appointed CEO of meanswhat

Luxembourg, February 17, 2016--meanswhat announced the appointment of Wilhelmus van Kuijeren as Chief Executive Officer of meanswhat SA (Pty) Ltd and the opening of a branch office in Johannesburg, South Africa.  van Kuijeren will be heading the South African office in line with the  further expansion of the company’s network to cover Africa.  

SES Appoints New VP Commercial, for Latin America/North

Mexico City, Mexico, February 15, 2016--SES announced today the appointment of a new Vice President, Commercial, for Latin America/North. Clemente Cabello will be based in Mexico City and will be responsible for leading SES’s commercial activities in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.

SSL Appoints New Chief Technology Officer

Palo Alto, Calif., February 16, 2016—Satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral (SSL) today announced that Dr. Matteo Genna has assumed the role of Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Genna’s strong systems engineering and product development background, along with his visionary perspective, have advanced SSL’s capabilities, both in its core communications satellite market and in its growth market, with innovations in robotics, small satellites and advanced systems for space infrastructure and exploration.

United Launch Alliance names David Bourcier as Controller

Centennial, Colo., February 16, 2016--United Launch Alliance (ULA) named David Bourcier as controller, replacing Jim Hardin who announced his retirement last year after serving in that role since the company began in 2006.

WTA Names SpeedCast’s Pierre-Jean Beylier 2016 Teleport Executive of the Year

New York, NY, February 9, 2016-- The World Teleport Association (WTA) today announced that Pierre-Jean Beylier, CEO of SpeedCast, has been named as its 2016 Teleport Executive of the Year. Mr. Beylier will be honored during WTA’s Teleport Awards for Excellence luncheon on March 8 during SATELLITE 2016. The Teleport Executive of the Year award is presented to an individual for demonstrated entrepreneurship, leadership and innovation in the development or operation of a teleport-based business.

Advantech Wireless Appoints Regional Vice President for Russia and CIS Sales

Montreal, Canada, February 3, 2016 – Advantech Wireless, a global leader for High Throughput Satellite (HTS) broadband communications solutions, is pleased to announce that Gregory Litinsky has joined the Company as Regional Vice President for Sales for Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

 

Anver Anderson Joins STN as GM

Dob, Slovenia, February 2, 2016 – STN has appointed Anver Anderson aboard as the new General Manager of the company, with responsibility of  implementing on-going and new initiatives including global sales, marketing outreach and team development.