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OneWeb appoints MOD’s Moore in VP role

September 8, 2021

OneWeb, the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, has announced the appointment of Air Vice-Marshal (AVM) Chris Moore CBE as Vice President, International Government and Trade Engagement, to its Government and Regulatory Affairs Team.

From 2017-2021, Moore was the MOD’s Director Operations for Defence’s core IT services, leading a 1000-strong organisation responsible for integrating one of the most complicated IT estates in Europe, including corporate IT, military technology, satellite and cloud services, cryptographic distribution, defensive cyber operations and electro-magnetic spectrum management in order to generate competitive military advantage across the full range of global environments.

Prior to this he was Head of MOD IT and Cyber Operations leading global IT and defensive cyber operations.

OneWeb CEO, Neil Masterson, commented: “We are delighted that AVM Chris Moore has chosen OneWeb after a 30-year illustrious RAF career. His sectoral knowledge, spectrum engineering and real-time application of satellite connectivity, alongside a deep cyber-security background are of great benefit as we roll-out our global services”.

Moore added: “I have followed developments at OneWeb with great interest and been captivated by the rapid return of its programme and the energy of the Team in delivering something truly disruptive. This is a major global asset and I look forward to playing a part in its exciting future.”

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