Tedial Appoints Brian Hamblin as Director-Media Architecture

Malaga, Spain, February 8, 2018 -Tedial, an independent MAM technology solutions specialist, has appointed Brian Hamblin as Director, Media Architecture, effective immediately. Hamblin, based in Los Angeles, will be responsible for defining solution guidelines to fulfill customer business requirements, and educating customers in the use of best-practices for broadcast and media operation/workflows. As an experienced post production executive, he will guide and align Tedial's solutions and roadmap according to new market trends and technology evolution.

DEV Systemtechnik Appoints Manfred Mettendorff as new Managing Director

Friedberg, Germany,February 1, 2018--DEV Systemtechnik (, supplier of RF signal transmission solutions for satellite, cable and broadcast applications, has appointed Manfred Mettendorff to the role of Managing Director. With more than 22 years of experience in the global communications and IT industry at Fujitsu Semiconductors and Socionext, Manfred Mettendorff brings unique qualifications to the role.


Imagine Communications Announces CEO Transition

Dallas, Tex., December 5, 2017 – Imagine Communications, a portfolio company of The Gores Group and a leader in empowering the media and entertainment industry through transformative technology innovation, today announced that Tom Cotney has been named CEO of the company, effective immediately. Current CEO Charlie Vogt is joining The Gores Group as a Senior Advisor to continue to drive M&A and business development activities at Imagine. The two executives will work closely to continue the momentum and growth at Imagine Communications while also ensuring a seamless leadership transition.

Avanti Communications Appoints Toby Robinson as Chief Commercial Officer

London, UK, November 28, 2017--Avanti Communications plc – the satellite operator – announces the appointment of a Chief Commercial Officer, Toby Robinson, who joins from Eaton Towers, the towers and masts business operating across Africa.


SSTL Confirms Sarah Parker’s Appointment as MD

Surrey, UK, November 27, 2017--The Board of Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has today announced that Sarah Parker has been formally appointed as Managing Director, a role she has been performing in an interim capacity since March 2017.

Gerry O’Sullivan joins Eutelsat as Executive Vice President, Global TV and Video

Paris, France, November 15, 2017–Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has appointed Gerry O’Sullivan as Executive Vice President, Global TV and Video. In his new role he will drive the product development strategy that ensures that Eutelsat continues to offer customers the most innovative video services across its global footprint.


New Directors Appointed to the Board of Eutelsat

Paris, France, November 8, 2017--The Ordinary and Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today approved the appointment of four new directors: Dominique D'Hinnin, Paul-François Fournier, Esther Gaide and Didier Leroy. Their mandates will be for a term of four years up to the date of the Ordinary General Meeting to approve the financial statements for the Financial Year ending 30 June 2021.

Newtec Appoints Steve Mills as Global VP-Sales

Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, November 2, 2017--Newtec, a specialist in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications, today announced it has appointed Steve Mills to the position of Global VP Sales, as it continues to record year-on-year growth of 10 to 20%.


RigNet Names Brad Eastman as SVP and General Counsel

Houston, Tex., November 1, 2017-- RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RNET) announced today that Brad Eastman will join the executive management team as Senior Vice President and General Counsel, effective immediately and will report to RigNet’s CEO and President, Steven Pickett. Mr. Eastman succeeds William D. Sutton, who, as previously announced, retired June 23, 2017, after more than nine years of service with RigNet. 

ABS Announce Leadership Transition

Hong Kong, October 30, 2017-ABS today announced that co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas (Tom) Choi, is transitioning his role as CEO to that of Director on the Board so that he can pursue other interests and opportunities.  Choi will continue to support the company as a Director on the Board and he remains a significant investor in the business.