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Speedcast names Lehnherr COO

January 2, 2019

Speedcast International, a provider of remote communication and IT solutions, has announced that Sebastien Lehnherr is joining the company as Chief Operating Officer.

Lehnherr previously held numerous operational leadership roles at Schlumberger, the world’s leading oilfield services company.  At Schlumberger, Lehnherr was responsible for delivering global communications and information technology infrastructure and services. Most recently Lehnherr oversaw cybersecurity for Schlumberger worldwide as Chief Information Security Officer.

As Speedcast COO, Aberdeen-based Lehnherr will assume global responsibility over the organisation delivering customer support, network operations, field engineering, capacity management, service implementation, as well as programmes and projects management. Lehnherr is taking over from Keith Johnson in this role, as Johnson previously held a dual role as EVP of the Energy Division and COO.

“I am very excited to join Speedcast during this time of rapid growth in a context where global communications and services are at the core of any enterprise digital journey. Speedcast is changing the way enterprises look at remote communications providers and, given my leadership experience and background in digital capabilities such as cloud, IoT, and cybersecurity, I am looking forward to helping deliver the company’s vision and growth including in new service areas,” said Lehnherr.

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