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Arianespace names Wiener Kernisan as President of its U.S. subsidiary

KERNISAN_WienerWashington, D.C., September 15, 2016--Arianespace announced the promotion of Wiener Kernisan to President of its U.S. subsidiary, Arianespace, Inc., effective September 26, 2016. He succeeds Clayton Mowry who led the Washington office of Arianespace for 15 years and will pursue a new opportunity in the space sector.

 

Comtech EF Data Expands Executive Management Team

Tempe, Arizona,  August 9, 2016--Comtech EF Data announced today that it expanded its executive management team with the appointment of Reza Rasoulian to Senior Vice President, Mobility Systems. In this newly created position, Rasoulian joins the senior executive leadership team to lead the market development and direction of the mobility systems. By leveraging market insight, he will direct long-term strategic initiatives and define the required solution and feature sets for the mobility vertical.

Comtech EF Data Expands Market Focus with Appointment of Senior Vice Presidents for Vertical Markets

Tempe, Ariz., August 4, 2016--Comtech EF Data Corp., announced today the expansion of its vertical market focus with the creation of new executive roles. The organizational structure along key verticals was set in motion with the appointment of Richard Swardh last year for the Mobile Network Operator (MNO) market. The structure now encompasses additional verticals - Government and Premium Enterprise.

SSPI New York Metro Chapter Elect Board of Leaders in Transmission, Broadcasting and Technology

New York City, NY, August 3, 2016– The SSPI Northeast Chapter has elected a Board of Directors to lead the chapter for the 2016-17 operational year. The board will direct the chapter in a series of networking events and activities that enable local member engagement with the mission of the Society and connection with professionals throughout the region.

Riedel Communications Hires Dave Caulwell in Business Development Role for Eastern U.S.

Wuppertal, Germany, July 13, 2016—To spur further growth momentum in North American markets, Riedel Communications has appointed Dave Caulwell to oversee business development for the Eastern U.S. Caulwell joins Riedel with 16 years of experience in all aspects of event technology and production, with a heavy background in video production.

Peter MaCAvock Elected New DVB Chairman

Geneva, Switzerland, July 11, 2016 – The DVB is pleased to announce that Peter MacAvock (EBU) has been elected to the role of DVB Chairman. At the 83rd meeting of the Steering Board, Peter was chosen to take over from Phil Laven who has served in the position since 2008. MacAvock, was DVB Executive Director for 14 years before taking his current position of Head of Delivery, Platforms and Services at EBU Technology & Innovation.

 

McGuirk Joins Globecomm

Hauppauge, NY, Jun 14, 2016--Globecomm announced that Bryan McGuirk has joined their executive team as Chief Commercial Officer, reporting to Jason D. Juranek, interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer.

 

 

Steven E. Pickett Named CEO at RigNet

Houston, Tex., June 1, 2016--RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RNET), a leading global provider of digital technology solutions, announced today that Steven E. Pickett has been named chief executive officer and president.  He will be based in Houston and succeeds Marty Jimmerson, who has served as interim chief executive officer and president.

Live from the NAB 2016 in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada--View video interviews with key satellite industry executivesfrom the NAB 2016 in Las Vegas.  Among the interviews conducted include: Jonathan Crawford, President and CEO, The Space Connection; Chris Walters, CEO, Encompasss Digital Media; Keith Lissak, Director of Product Marketing, HarmonicSteve Corda, VP-Business Development-North America, SESPaolo Bozzola, CEO, ContentWise;  and Glodina Connan-Lostanlen, Chief Marketing Officer,  Imagine Communications.  Go to: http://www.todocast.tv/eventcastlive to register for free and view the videos. 

O3b Networks Appoint Jack Deasy as VP, Government Solutions

St Helier, Jersey,. May 19 2016-- O3b Networks announces the appointment of Jack Deasy to lead O3b’s US and International Government sales and business development efforts.