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New Leaders for Broadband, Mobility and Media Businesses at Intelsat

By | July 20, 2017
L-R: Jean-Philippe Gillet, VP and GM, Broadband; Mark Rasmussen, VP and GM, Mobility; Robert Cerbone, VP and GM, Media Services. Photo: Intelsat.

L-R: Jean-Philippe Gillet, VP and GM, Broadband; Mark Rasmussen, VP and GM, Mobility; Robert Cerbone, VP and GM, Media Services. Photo: Intelsat.

Intelsat announced three new leadership appointments expected to drive product development, innovation and growth for the organization and its customers. Under the new structure, Jean-Philippe Gillet will lead the broadband business, Mark Rasmussen will head the mobility business and Robert Cerbone joins the company as the head of the media services business.

Intelsat’s mobility business provides satellite services across the maritime, oil and gas, and aeronautics sectors. In his new role, Mark Rasmussen will lead a team responsible for strategy and new product and service development for the global mobility sector, including expansion of the new IntelsatOne Flex Maritime and Aeronautic managed services. Rasmussen’s team will also develop solutions to support emerging technology markets such as the connected car and Internet of Things (IOT). Rasmussen’s most recent role was vice president of the Americas division.

Intelsat’s broadband business serves customers in the wireless and enterprise sectors. In his new role, Jean-Philippe Gillet will lead a team responsible for strategy and new product and service deployment, including those built upon Intelsat’s Epic High Throughput Satellite (HTS) platform. Gillet’s team will also focus on incorporating new ecosystem developments into new applications for customers delivering broadband to connect the unconnected, as well as creating new services for multinational corporations requiring globalized networks. Gillet most recently served as Intelsat’s vice president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Intelsat’s media services business serves customers in the content distribution and Direct-to-Home (DTH) video sector. In his new role, Robert Cerbone will be responsible for the development of Intelsat’s linear and non-linear media strategy, new product and service development, and leading Intelsat’s media initiatives worldwide. Cerbone joins Intelsat from Time Warner Cable, where he held a number of senior leadership positions, including vice president and general manager of wireless products.