Recognition reflects stellar first year leading Intelsat

MCLEAN, Va. – Intelsat CEO Dave Wajsgras has been named WashingtonExec’s Chief Executive Officer of the Year. The award, in the category of CEO for a private company with annual revenue greater than $1 billion, was presented during a ceremony in McLean, Va.

Wajsgras took the helm at Intelsat, operator of one of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks and leading provider of inflight connectivity (IFC), in April 2022.

“This recognition is really a testament to the great work done by the Intelsat team,” said Dave Wajsgras, CEO at Intelsat. “I’d like to thank WashingtonExec for the award as well as my Intelsat colleagues for all the hard work and dedication they provide every day to support our customers’ critical missions.”

WashingtonExec’s annual Chief Officer Awards recognizes the most impactful and innovative C-suite executives in government and industry. The awardees are selected by a panel of independent consultants and industry observers.


Intelsat CEO Dave Wajsgras

About Intelsat

Intelsat’s global team of professionals is focused on providing seamless and secure, satellite-based communications to government, NGO and commercial customers through the company’s next-generation worldwide network and managed services. Bridging the digital divide by operating one of the world’s largest and most advanced satellite fleet and connectivity infrastructures, Intelsat enables people and their tools to speak over oceans, see across continents and listen through the skies to communicate, cooperate and coexist. Since its founding six decades ago, the company has been synonymous with satellite-industry “firsts” in service to its customers and the planet. Leaning on a legacy of innovation and focusing on addressing a new generation of challenges Intelsat team members now have their sights on the “next firsts” in space as they disrupt the field and lead in the digital transformation of the industry.

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