[Satellite TODAY 08-31-12] Satélites Mexicanos (Satmex)
has hired Erik Hansen as its director of North American sales, the operator announced Aug. 31.
Hansen has more than 12 years of experience in the North America telecommunications market, with a main emphasis in satellite communications. He previously served in diversified engineering and sales positions at PanAmSat, Norcomp, the U.S. Army and Intelsat. His most recent position was at Tachyon Networks, where he served as vice president of sales.
“North America is a market of significant importance to us, and we are convinced that, with the experience and professionalism that Erik brings to our sales force, our capacity to satisfy our current and future customers will be greatly enhanced,” Satmex Vice President of Sales and Marketing Javier Recio said in a statement.