Intelsat, a global provider of satellite services, has announced a number of executive appointments.
The Board of Directors has elected Dave McGlade, currently Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, to the position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 1st 2013. McGlade has served as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer for eight years.
McGlade has appointed Stephen Spengler to the position of President and Chief Commercial Officer, effective March 18th 2013, a new role for the Company. Spengler has been with Intelsat in various executive positions since 2003, most recently serving as Executive Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Strategy. Spengler will maintain his responsibilities covering corporate strategy, product innovation, global sales, government sales including oversight of Intelsat General Corporation, marketing, product development and corporation communications, and will be adding responsibility for business development.
Michael McDonnell, Intelsat’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, remains in his current role in the leadership team, and will add responsibility for corporate development.