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Senior Executives from Asia, North America and South America Join the WTA Board of Directors

New York City, NY, April 1, 2016– The World Teleport Association (WTA) today announced the election of two new members of its Board of Directors for three-year terms beginning April 1, 2016: Michael DeMarco, Senior Vice President, Operations, Intelsat and Jose Edio Gomes, Technical Director, Hispamar Satélites.

Thuraya Shareholders Elect Saleh Al Abdooli as Chairman

Dubai, UAE, March 24, 2016--Mobile Satellite Services operator Thuraya Telecommunications Company, today announced the election of a new Chairman, Eng. Saleh Al Abdooli. Eng. Saleh Al Abdooli, who has served as Chief Executive Officer of Etisalat UAE since 2012, joined Thuraya’s Board of Directors at a Board meeting held today and was elected Chairman.

 

Gilat Appoints Yona Ovadia as its New CEO

Petah Tikva, Israel, March 17, 2016 -- Gilat Satellite Networks (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT) announced today that it has appointed Yona Ovadia as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective March 31, 2016, replacing Dov Baharav, who shall remain Gilat's Chairman of the Board of Directors.

 

Intelsat Promotes Skot Butler to President of Intelsat General Corporation

McLean, VA, March 17, 2016--Intelsat S.A. (NYSE:I),  today announced the promotion of Skot Butler to President of Intelsat General Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary that provides satellite communications solutions to military, commercial and government customers. Butler, who will begin his new role on April 4, 2016, will continue to be based in McLean, Virginia.
 
 

BroadStream Solutions Announce Appointments across its Operations, R&D, Sales, Marketing and Support Teams Worldwide

Atlanta, GA, March 10, 2015--Automated playout solutions provider, BroadStream Solutions is strengthening its worldwide operations by bringing in new sales, marketing, operations and R&D experts to further expand its global reach and to better serve its growing customer base.

LeoSat Appoints Diederik Kelder as SVP, Corporate and Business Development

Washington, D.C., March 72016 – LeoSat Enterprises, an emerging company with plans to launch a constellation of up to 108 low-earth-orbit communications satellites has announced the appointment of Diederik Kelder as Senior Vice President, Corporate and Business Development.  In this role, Diederik will be responsible for all business development activities at LeoSat. 

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.

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.

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.