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Speedcast Appoints New COO From Schlumberger

By | January 2, 2019
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Speedcast International revealed that Sebastien Lehnherr joined the company as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Lehnherr previously held numerous operational leadership roles at Schlumberger, an oilfield services company. At Schlumberger, Lehnherr was responsible for delivering global communications and information technology infrastructure. Most recently Lehnherr oversaw cybersecurity for Schlumberger worldwide as Chief Information Security Officer.

As Speedcast COO, Lehnherr will assume global responsibility over the organization delivering customer support, network operations, field engineering, capacity management, service implementation, as well as programs and projects management. Lehnherr is taking over from Keith Johnson in this role, as Johnson previously held a dual role as Executive Vice President (EVP) of the Energy Division and COO. Johnson will now focus on the Energy sector.

“I am very excited to join Speedcast during this time of rapid growth in a context where global communications and services are at the core of any enterprise digital journey. Speedcast is changing the way enterprises look at remote communications providers and, given my leadership experience and background in digital capabilities such as cloud, Internet of Things (IOT), and cybersecurity, I am looking forward to helping deliver the company’s vision and growth including in new service areas,” said Lehnherr.