Keith Stewart Promoted to VP–Global Operations of RigNet TSI

Houston, Tex. , June 23, 2015--Keith Stewart has been promoted to the new position of Vice President – Global Operations of RigNet TSI, based in Aberdeen, Scotland.  Stewart is responsible for managing RigNet’s technical resources assigned to Telecommunications Systems Integration (TSI) projects, and for leading RigNet’s related Technical Services and MetOcean businesses.

David Charron Resigns from IDC Board

Ottawa, Canada, June 18, 2015--David Charron has resigned as independent director of  International Datacasting Corporation (IDC), effective immediately. As a result, the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee of IDC has commenced its search for a new director.

Encompass Media Appoints Jonathan Goldstein as SVP-North America Sales and Client Services

Atlanta, Ga., June 16, 2015– Encompass Digital Media announced the appointment of Jonathan Goldstein as its Senior Vice President, North America Sales and Client Services. In this role, Goldstein will lead Encompass’ sales efforts in North America while simultaneously focusing on the expansion of strategic relationships with current and future clients.  

Paul Molinier Appointed as New CEO of Viaccess-Orca

Paris, France, June 2, 2015Effective June 15, Paul Molinier will be appointed as CEO of Viaccess-Orca, a provider content protection and delivery solutions, and a subsidiary of the Orange Group. Paul Molinier will take over responsibilities from François Moreau de Saint Martin, who has joined Orange Business Services as vice president of industry and IT large accounts. 


Intelsat Names Karen Schmidt as Vice President of Marketing

McLean, Virginia,  June 1,  2015--Satellite operator Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) today announced that Karen Schmidt, a veteran marketing executive with more than 25 years’ experience, has been named as the company’s Vice President of Marketing, effective immediately.


Artel Video Systems Names Mike Rizzo President

Westford, Mass.,May 28, 2015—Artel Video Systems, an employee-owned global provider of broadcast-quality video transport solutions, today announced the appointment of Mike Rizzo as president and CEO.  Rizzo joins Artel with more than 20 years in executive management positions.

Rockwell Collins Announces Key Appointments in Corporate Development and Commercial Systems

Cedar RapidsIowa,May 14, 2015–Rockwell Collins announced today that Steve Nieuwsma has been named vice president, Corporate Strategy for the company effective immediately. In this newly created role, Nieuwsma is responsible for developing strategies to accelerate organic and inorganic growth at Rockwell Collins. He reports to Jeff MacLauchlan, senior vice president, Corporate Development.

Comtech EF Data names Louis Dubin SVP-Product Management

Tempe. Ariz., May 13, 2015--Comtech EF Data has announced the promotion of Louis Dubin to Senior Vice President, Product Management. In this role, Dubin will lead the company’s Product Management organization and direct CEFD’s primary technology and marketing thrusts.


ETL Appoints New Sales Manager for Latin America

Miami, Fla. May 7, 2015--ETL Systems, a designer and manufacturer of RF signal distribution equipment for satellite communications, is adding a key hire to its Global Sales team to expand its presence in Latin America. Rafael Zamora joins ETL with a focus on expanding ETL’s footprint in Latin America.


Dr. Arunas Slekys Joins C-COM Board

Ottawa, Canada, May 4, 2015<–C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. (TSXV: CMI), a leading global provider of mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, announced today that Dr. Arunas Slekys has joined its board of directors following his election by shareholders at the annual meeting held on April 30, 2015.