Signalhorn today announced that Mr. Ruud Haasjes has joined its team in the position of VP Government and NGO Sales. In this role, Mr. Haasjes will lead Signalhorn's Government and NGO team into the company’s next major phase of growth.
Mr. Haasjes has an impressive track record in leveraging communications applications for the military and government telecommunications requirements, successfully developing and growing telecoms business throughout the EMEA. His senior management experience will help ensure that Signalhorn continues to satisfy their customer needs and continues to grow at a record pace, allowing the company to further its leadership position within the telecommunications and satellite communications market.
"Signalhorn has a truly professional team that will enable me to strengthen our position in the defense, government, and NGO markets as the preferred provider of trusted networks. We can provide end-users the unique experience of advanced technology, permanent availability, and ultimate support to provide the best communication systems for mission-critical applications. People’s lives at NGOs and governments depend on reliable communications and Signalhorn’s 40 years of experience can provide this level of communication technology," said Ruud Haasjes.
Prior to that Ruud was General Manager for Codan's EMEA sales organization where he grew the NGO and government satcom and HF businesses. He has a BS in electrical and electronic engineering from the HTS in Zwolle, The Netherlands, and holds an MBA from Ashcroft International Business School, Cambridge, UK.
Mr. Haasjes's appointment comes right at the end of an exciting year of growth and repositioning for Signalhorn from a satellite communications company to an end-to-end telecommunications provider. "We are very excited to have Mr. Haasjes on board. His expertise and background strengthen our position as a trusted networks provider," says Signalhorn President and CEO, Robert Kubbernus. "Ruud’s depth of experience, leadership acumen, and track record of success are exactly what the company needs for its next major phase of growth," he stated. Signalhorn provides satellite and terrestrial communications.