Executive Moves News
Amino Communications Appoints New Senior Vice President of Product Management, Marketing
IPTV and OTT solutions provider Amino Communications has appointed Joe Coles as the company’s new senior vice president for product management and marketing. Coles has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry and will now be responsible for developing and driving Amino’s Aminet and Live range of IPTV/OTT set-top boxes.
Avanti Communications Hires European Sales Director
Avanti has announced the appointment of Harry Formosa as its new European sales director. With more than 30 years of experience, he comes from BT where he created a multi-million pound wholesale Internet service business, and acquired and developed large accounts such as Barclays and Visa. More recently, Formosa significantly grew BT’s European and Asian satellite markets, supplying broadcast distribution and contribution services.
Hosted Payload Alliance Names Harris’ Janet Nickloy as its 2013 Chair
The Hosted Payload Alliance (HPA) has selected Janet Nickloy, director of Aerospace Mission Solutions for Harris Corporation, as its 2013 chair. The HPA fosters dialogue between the government and the satellite industry to promote the benefits of hosted government payloads on commercial satellites.
At Harris, Nickloy is responsible for growth strategies related to payloads, electronics, and precision structures for commercial and government space and airborne platforms. She has had experience with several ongoing implementations at the company, including the global aviation surveillance payload for Aireon on the Iridium NEXT constellation.
She also serves on the advisory council of the Space Coast Economic Development Council and is a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and the Women in Aerospace association.