Spacecom (Tel Aviv Stock Exchange: SCC), operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, has named Mr. Dan Zajicek by the board of director’s as the company's new Chief Executive Officer — his appointment officially starts on April 1, 2020.
Mr. Itzik Shnaiberg, who has served as Acting CEO since January 1, 2020, will return to his Deputy CEO position at that time. The board of directors thanked Shnaiberg for filling the CEO position during the transition period.
Zajicek comes to Spacecom from Satcom Systems, owner of Gilat Satcom, where he served as CEO from 2012, after fulfilling senior management positions in the international satellite services industry. At Bezeq International he served as VP responsible for Regulatory Affairs, International Business Development and HR as well as VP of its Business Development unit and CFO.
Holding an BA with Honors in Economics and Business Administration and an MBA from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Zajicek also served as Senior Deputy Director General of Israel’s Communications Ministry and in the National Budget Unit of Israel’s Finance Ministry.
Spacecom’s newest satellite, AMOS-17, located at the 17°E orbital position over Africa, offers the continent digital payload capabilities with extensive C-Band HTS coverage, regional Ku-band and steerable Ka-band HTS beams that can be combined to maximize throughput and efficiency. The satellite's unique tri-band digital payload offers secure and resilient SATCOM solutions connecting Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
Mr. Zajicek commented that he is excited to join Spacecom. With four satellites serving communities in four different regions, and with three of those satellites servicing Africa, Spacecom is moving forward in meeting their long-term business goals. Spacecom has a bright future in this fast-moving business environment and he stated he will bring the firm's competitive advantages to the fore and keep the company advancing into growing markets.