ABS Appoints CTO
[Satellite Today – 4-21-08] Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) appointed Khodadad (Ken) Betaharon CTO, a newly created position, the company said April 21.
Betaharon, who previously served as CTO at Intelsat, will be responsible for the ABS-2 program, including spacecraft development and planning, as well as payload operations, regulatory and strategic development. ABS-2, the company’s second satellite, is scheduled to be placed in orbit in 2010.
“We are delighted to have Ken join us at ABS,” Tom Choi, the company’s CEO, said in a statement. “Ken brings more than 30 years of experience and will be an invaluable member to the management team spearheading the ABS-2 project and expanding our portfolio.”