Industry News: Executive Moves (April 08)
Intelsat Appoints Vice Presidents
Intelsat Ltd. appointed Kurt Riegelman senior vice president of global sales and Tobias Nassif vice president of satellite operations and engineering.
Riegelman, who formerly served as senior vice president for Americas sales, will be responsible for all of Intelsat’s sales activities around the world.
Nassif, who has 13 years of experience in the satellite industry, will be responsible for all aspects of operations and engineering of Intelsat’s global satellite fleet and for operating the satellites of third-party customers. Nassif most recently served as senior director of Intelsat’s Long Beach satellite operations center.
Psi Systems Names Pollack Vice President Of Sales
Psi Systems Inc. has named Michael Pollack vice president of sales and marketing.
Pollack, who most recently served as vice president for government sales at Advantech Satellite Systems, initially will focus on expanding Psi’s U.S. government market and then on the international market.
Vista Appoints New CFO
Vista Satellite Communications has appointed David Sprechman CFO.
Sprechman, who has more than 20 years of media experience, will be responsible for financial direction and management of Vista.
Sprechman most recently served as president and CEO of GlobeCast America, the U.S. business unit of Paris-based GlobeCast, a subsidiary of France Telecom.