AsiaSat has announced that Andrew Jordan has resigned as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect, and will serve as Senior Advisor of the company until October 31st 2018.
Dr. Roger Tong has been appointed by the Board to succeed Jordan as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to the appointment, Tong served as Vice President, Engineering and Operations and Chief Technical Officer of AsiaSat, and has led various satellite and teleport programmes since joining AsiaSat in March 2008.
AsiaSat’s Chairman, Gregory Zeluck, said, “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to express my gratitude to Mr. Jordan for his service. We look forward to his continued contribution as Senior Advisor to the Company. I would also like to welcome Dr. Tong, an industry veteran with extensive knowledge, experience and network of contacts across the satellite communications, broadcast and telecom industries who has served the Company for more than 10 years to join the board. We are confident that he has the strategic vision, capability and experience to continue to build AsiaSat’s leadership in this rapidly changing environment and to steer the company to its next phase of growth.”