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van Kuijeren Appointed CEO of meanswhat

Luxembourg, February 17, 2016--meanswhat announced the appointment of Wilhelmus van Kuijeren as Chief Executive Officer of meanswhat SA (Pty) Ltd and the opening of a branch office in Johannesburg, South Africa.  van Kuijeren will be heading the South African office in line with the  further expansion of the company’s network to cover Africa.  

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.

Advantech Wireless Appoints Regional Vice President for Russia and CIS Sales

Montreal, Canada, February 3, 2016 – Advantech Wireless, a global leader for High Throughput Satellite (HTS) broadband communications solutions, is pleased to announce that Gregory Litinsky has joined the Company as Regional Vice President for Sales for Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).

 

Anver Anderson Joins STN as GM

Dob, Slovenia, February 2, 2016 – STN has appointed Anver Anderson aboard as the new General Manager of the company, with responsibility of  implementing on-going and new initiatives including global sales, marketing outreach and team development.

 

Intelsat Appoints Jacques Kerrest as CFO

McLean,Va., January 29, 2016--Intelsat S.A. (NYSE:I) announced today that Jacques Kerrest is joining the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, reporting to Intelsat’s Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Spengler.

LeoSat Names Ronald van der Breggen as Chief Commercial Officer

Washington, DC, January 18, 2016 – 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 Ronald van der Breggen as Chief Commercial Officer.  In this position Van der Breggen will be responsible for managing the global sales and marketing operations of LeoSat.

Vishal Mathur Joins SES as Senior Sales Director for Asia

Singapore, January 18, 2016–SES S.A. (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) announced today that Vishal Mathur has joined the satellite operator’s Asia team as Senior Sales Director. Vishal brings with him almost 20 years of experience in the satellite and broadcasting industry in the region.

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).