Intelsat Appoints New CFO Jacques Kerrest
[Via Satellite 02-02-2016] Intelsat has hired Jacques Kerrest as executive vice president and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), reporting to the operator’s CEO, Stephen Spengler. Kerrest began his new duties on Feb. 1. As a member of the company’s management committee, is responsible for the leadership of Intelsat’s financial operations, including capital markets, accounting, treasury, financial planning, investor relations and corporate development.
Kerrest joins Intelsat from DPC Data where he served as president and led the company’s efforts in providing disclosure-related data products and specialized data services to the municipal bond marketplace in the United States. Prior to DPC Data, he was CFO and Chief Operating Officer (COO) at ActivIdentity Corporation (known today as HID Global). Kerrest’s experience also includes CFO roles at Virgin Media, the second largest communications company in the United Kingdom, Equant, and Chancellor Broadcasting.