MEASAT Appoints Santosh Desai as Sales Director, Africa

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 28, 2015 – MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. announced the appointment of Santosh Desai as Sales Director – Africa. In his role, Desai will be responsible for opening new markets in Africa, developing sales channels, and managing customer accounts. 


Transas Appoints Frank Coles CEO

Hamburg, Germany, September 22, 2015–Transas, a global leader in high-tech equipment, software and system integration for the maritime industry, today announces the appointment of Frank Coles as its Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors for Transas Marine.


LeoSat Names Mark Rigolle New CEO

Washington, DC, September 14, 2015 – LeoSat Enterprises, an emerging company with plans to launch a constellation of up to 108 low-earth-orbit communications satellites, has named industry veteran Mark Rigolle as the company’s new chief executive officer.  


Advantech Wireless appoints Steve Richeson as SVP, Global Sales & Business Development

Montreal, Canada, September 10, 2015–Advantech Wireless announced that Steve Richeson has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Business Development. Steve joins Advantech  from his most recent position at Harris Corporation where he was instrumental in establishing a sales pipeline for the Communications Solutions business unit of Exelis (formerly ITT Defense) prior to its US$ 4.6 billion acquisition by Harris.


Thaicom Rolls Out Succession Plan for CEO Position

Nonthaburi, Thailand, September 1, 2015--Thaicom has announced the appointment of Mr. Paiboon Panuwattanawong to take up the roles of Chief Executive Officer of Thaicom and the authorized director of Thaicom effective October 1, 2015. The previous CEO, Ms. Suphajee Suthumpun, will assume the role of Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer to support the new CEO during the leadership transition period from October 1 to December 31, 2015.


AsiaSat Forms Sales Solutions Team to be Led by Alan Wong

Hong Kong, August 3, 2015– Satellite operator Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (AsiaSat) has formed a Sales Solutions team has that will provide focused and solutions-driven support to the company's sales and business development activities.  Led by Alan Wong, Manager, Sales Solutions, this team will have an increased focus of identifying and implementing the best solution for each customer's requirements.

Eyal Copitt Joins DiViNetwork as CCO; Company appoints VPs for APAC, CIS and Global Accounts

Tel Aviv, Israel, July 22, 2015–DiViNetworks, the provider of network optimization solutions for the Internet and telecom markets, today announced that Eyal Copitt has assumed the CCO (Chief Commercial Officer) position where he is responsible for operating the global sales, business development, marketing and channel development teams. He reports to CEO Barak Avitbul. The company also expanded its sales team by appointing Guy Eran VP Channels and Global Accounts; Udi Frohman VP Sales Asia & Pacific; Sharon Ruso Director, Pre-Sales; and Vadim Arman VP Sales Russia. They join veteran Sales VPs, Daniel Najman for Latin America and Tsahie Lavi for Africa.

Imagine Communications Appoints Chief Marketing Officer

Dallas, Tex., July 22, 2015 – Imagine Communications, a global leader in video and advertising solutions serving the media and entertainment, multichannel video programming distributors and enterprise markets, today announced the promotion of Ramnik Kamo to the position of Chief Marketing Officer. In addition to overseeing Imagine Communications’ overall marketing strategy, Kamo will be responsible for business development, partnerships and merger and acquisition activities.

John Branscum is New Comtech EF Data CEO

Melville, NY, July 20, 2015-- John Branscum, President of Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., will succeed Robert McCollum, President of Comtech EF Data Corp., who will be retiring on July 31, 2015. Branscum, who has more than 30 years of industry experience, joined Comtech in 2008.