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SSPI to Induct Six Industry Leaders into the Satellite Hall of Fame

New York City, NY, January 12, 2016–The Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) announced six new inductees for the 2016 Satellite Hall of Fame.  They will join more than 40 Hall of Fame members including Dr. Arthur C. Clarke, Dr. Harold Rosen, Olof Lundberg, Eddy Hartenstein, Frederic d'Allest, Sidney Topol, Takayushi Yoshida, Mary Ann Elliott, Mary Frost, Peter Jackson, Dick Tauber, Dirk Breynaert, Mark Dankberg, Susan Irwin and Robert Berry. 

Mansharamani Appointed VP of Financial Planning for Intelsat

Mclean, Va, January 11, 2016--Intelsat has appointed Narendra Mansharamani as Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A).

Globecast Appoints New Chairman and CEO

Paris, France, December 7, 2015 — Globecast has today announced that Philippe Bernard has been appointed as its new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Olivier Barberot. He brings a wealth of international experience and has a track record for sales and customer relations expertise.

 

Intelsat Elects CEO Stephen Spengler to Board of Directors

McLean, VA,  October 22, 2015--Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I),  today announced that Intelsat Chief Executive Officer Stephen Spengler was elected to the company’s board of directors, effective 22 October, 2015.
 
 
 

EMC Appoints Senior Executives

Miramar, Fla., October 20, 2015 – EMC announces it has appointed several established executives to its global leadership team to further enhance its delivery of mission-critical communications and content to top organizations around the world.

Rodolphe Belmer to Succeed Michel de Rosen as CEO of Eutelsat

Paris, France, October 19, 2015 – Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that Michel de Rosen has informed the Board of Directors that he will step down from his position as Chief Executive Officer in March 2016. He will remain in the role of non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Eutelsat until the end of his current mandate in November 2016, at which point his mandate will be submitted to the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting for renewal. Eutelsat’s Board of Directors has elected Rodolphe Belmer as the successor to Michel de Rosen in the role of CEO, effective from 1 March 2016. 

Intelsat CFO Michael McDonnell Resigns

McLean, VA, October 19, 2015 Intelsat S.A. (NYSE:I)  today announced that it has accepted the resignation of its Chief Financial Officer, Michael McDonnell, to be effective mid-December 2015.  McDonnell is leaving to accept the position of CFO at another public company.  An external search for a successor CFO has commenced.

KenCast Appoints Fabrice Testa as Head of International Business Development

Norwalk, Connecticut, October 15, 2015--KenCast Inc. announced that Fabrice Testa has been appointed as Head of International Business Development for KenCast. In this new role, Testa will be responsible for the development of KenCast's business expansion activities in EMEA, Russia & CIS and APAC regions.

 

 

SSPI Names Future Leaders of the Industry and Honors Mentorship with the 2015 Promise and Mentor Awards

New York City, October 15, 2015--The Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today announced that it would present its 2015 Promise Awards to Ethan Lucarelli of Wiley Rein LLP, Jennifer Salmon of Space Systems Loral and Sarah Thomas of The Boeing Company. 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 10 in New York City at SSPI’s 10th Annual Future Leaders Dinner. On that night, SSPI will also honor its 2015 Mentor of the Year, Chris Stott of ManSat, for the encouragement, support, and inspiration he has provided to students and young professionals throughout his career.

OneWeb Appoints Matthew M. O’Connell as CEO

London, UK, October 14, 2015: OneWeb which is building a new global communications system to create affordable broadband services for all, today announces the appointment of Matthew M. O’Connell as Chief Executive Officer. The appointment follows the successful US$ 500 million  funding round from a group of leading international companies, and represents another important step towards OneWeb’s ultimate goal of making affordable internet available globally via its satellite constellation.