Luxembourg, 6 December 2018 – Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, today announced that Timothy Schermerhorn has joined the company as regional vice president, North America.
Schermerhorn will be responsible for the development and implementation of Intelsat’s sales and go-to-market strategies for the company’s network, mobility and media customers operating in North America. He will be based in Intelsat’s McLean office in Virginia and report directly to Kurt Riegelman, Intelsat’s senior vice president, sales, marketing and communications.
“Tim is a proven leader whose expertise will be critical in driving Intelsat’s strategy in North America,” said Kurt Riegelman. “As we work to support our customers’ digital transformation, Tim has a strong understanding of the complex communications challenges facing our broadband, mobility and media customers. His strong background will prove instrumental as we work to help our customers transform their business, execute against their strategy and achieve their growth objectives.”
Schermerhorn joins Intelsat from Synacor, where as senior vice president, sales and marketing, he led the global sales, marketing and channel distribution strategies for the company’s telecommunications service providers. Prior to joining Synacor, he served as vice president and general manager, broadband & media at Ericsson, Inc. In that role, he directed sales, business development and operations for Ericsson’s leading broadband and media accounts. Prior to that, he held senior sales and general management roles at Intel Corporation, Advanced Digital Broadcast, Motorola and General Instrument.
Schermerhorn earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Finance and Marketing from Syracuse University.
Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I) 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. For more information, visit www.intelsat.com.