Jacques D. Kerrest
Jacques Kerrest is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Intelsat, the world’s leading satellite service provider.
In this role, Mr. Kerrest is responsible for the leadership of Intelsat’s financial operations, which includes capital markets, accounting, treasury, financial planning, investor relations and corporate development. He is a member of the company’s Management Committee.
Prior to his Intelsat appointment in February 2016, Mr. Kerrest served as President at DPC Data Inc., leading 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 in 2011, Mr. Kerrest was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at ActivIdentity Corporation, an identity assurance provider focused on helping organizations prove and establish trust in a person’s identity. He also served as the Chief Financial Officer at Virgin Media plc from 2004-2008, the second largest communications company in the United Kingdom. Prior to 2004, Mr. Kerrest held the role of Chief Financial Officer at publicly listed companies including Equant Inc., Harte-Hanks, Inc, Chancellor Broadcasting Company and Positive Communications.
Mr. Kerrest received his Master of Science Degree from Faculte Des Sciences Economiques in Paris, France, and a Masters of Business Administration from Institut D’Etudes Politiques De Paris in Paris, France as well as the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona.
Intelsat operates the world’s first Globalized Network, delivering high-quality, cost-effective video and broadband services anywhere in the world. Intelsat’s Globalized Network combines the world’s largest satellite backbone with terrestrial infrastructure, managed services and an open, interoperable architecture to enable customers to drive revenue and reach through a new generation of network services. Thousands of organizations serving billions of people worldwide rely on Intelsat to provide ubiquitous broadband connectivity, multi-format video broadcasting, secure satellite communications and seamless mobility services. The end result is an entirely new world, one that allows us to envision the impossible, connect without boundaries and transform the ways in which we live.