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Yahsat Names Andrew Cole as CFO

By | June 30, 2020

Andrew Cole. Photo: Yahsat

Yahsat announced Tuesday that its Board of Directors has appointed Andrew Cole as CFO. Cole will assume the position on July 1. He succeeds Balakrishnan Doraisamy, who is retiring after serving Yahsat for almost 12 years. Doraisamy will remain a strategic advisor for the company. 

Cole has 25 years of experience in senior finance, operational and advisory roles. He previously worked at SES as group financial controller, where he oversaw financial planning, governance, satellite insurance, and compliance.  He has also worked for EY and KPMG London as an external auditor and business advisor to various global enterprises. 

Yahsat CEO Masood M. Sharif Mahmood said, “I am most happy to welcome Andrew into our midst as the new CFO of Yahsat. As we continue to intensify our expansion program across the globe, Andrew’s wealth of experience, especially in the satellite sector, will be highly beneficial to us. He has an excellent record at all finance and operational leadership levels, and I am sure he will bring great value to Yahsat.”