Intelsat Announces Two Senior Level Appointments
Kurt Riegelman Appointed Senior Vice President, Global Sales
Tobias Nassif Appointed Vice President, Satellite Operations & Engineering
Pembroke, Bermuda, 25 February 2008
Intelsat, Ltd., the world’s leading provider of fixed satellite services, today announced two new senior level appointments, effective immediately.
Intelsat Chief Executive Officer Dave McGlade has appointed Kurt Riegelman to the position of Senior Vice President, Global Sales, and Tobias (Toby) Nassif to the position of Vice President, Satellite Operations & Engineering.
As Senior Vice President, Global Sales, Mr. Riegelman is responsible for all of Intelsat’s sales activities around the world, which include providing video, network and managed telecommunications solutions to businesses in approximately 200 countries and territories. As Intelsat’s former Senior Vice President, Americas Sales, Mr. Riegelman successfully led his teams through the challenges of integrating two global sales forces and delivered well in excess of the company’s revenue targets in the first year of combined operations. Mr. Riegelman brings more than 15 years experience in the satellite industry to his new position.
In the role as Vice President, Satellite Operations & Engineering, Mr. Nassif is responsible for all aspects of operations and engineering of Intelsat’s global satellite fleet and for operating the satellites of third-party customers. A former officer in the U.S. Navy and professor of computer science, Mr. Nassif most recently served as the Senior Director of Intelsat’s Long Beach Satellite Operations Center, which serves as the ‘hot backup’ to Intelsat’s East Coast Satellite Control Center in Washington, D.C. and is the primary control center for Intelsat’s third-party satellite operations functions. Mr. Nassif has 13 years experience in the satellite industry.