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John Truschinger Joins Speedcast as CIO

By Kendall Russell | January 17, 2018
John Truschinger, Speedcast CIO. Photo: Speedcast.

John Truschinger, Speedcast CIO. Photo: Speedcast.

Speedcast International has announced the appointment of John Truschinger as Chief Information Officer (CIO), reporting to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Pierre-Jean Beylier.

Truschinger is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, where he served as a sergeant until being honorably discharged in 1981. He has 35 years’ experience working in IT and supply chain, and most recently held the position of senior vice president and CIO for Transocean until 2015. Over the past two years Truschinger has worked as a private consultant, providing IT, executive coaching and team-building related services to corporations.

As Speedcast’s CIO, he will be based in Houston and will assume global responsibility for IT, supply chain, Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE), and facilities, which were functions previously under the Chief Operating Officer (COO). He will also be in charge of a new department, digital transformation, which is being created as the group intends to further enhance its customers’ experience.

“I am thoroughly impressed with Speedcast’s growth, leadership and overall business strategy, and am excited to join such a dynamic company where I believe I can truly make a difference,” said Truschinger, who began his role at Speedcast on Jan. 15.