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XTAR Appoints Andrew Ruszkowski to Newly Created Executive Position

By | December 31, 2013
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      Andrew Ruszkowski. Photo: SIA

      [Via Satellite 12-31-13] Andrew Ruszkowski has been named chief commercial officer at XTAR. In the newly created position, Ruszkowski will continue to support XTAR’s fleet development to sustain current and anticipated government and military requirements, including working with the Department of Defense to assist its acquisition and procurement of commercial satellite communications.

      “Andrew has refocused our sales efforts and better defined the value proposition of commercial X-band, and of XTAR specifically,” said Philip Harlow, president and chief operating officer of XTAR. “His efforts to develop our niche of providing space segment to applications well-suited to X-band, while also growing our international business, have spurred our latest success.”

      Ruszkowski joined XTAR in 2010 as VP of global sales and marketing. He has close to two decades of experience in the commercial satellite industry where he most recently held senior sales positions at SES, New Skies, and PanAmSat.

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