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May 3rd, 2018

AsiaSat Promotes Two to Head Up Key Technical Teams

Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat – SEHK: 1135) has announced the promotion of two senior executives to lead the company’s two key technical teams.

Fred Ho, Director of Technical Operations, has been promoted to Vice President, Technical Operations — he has more than 25 years’ experience in the satellite communications industry. In his new role, Fred Ho will lead the technical operations team with responsibility for oversee ing the operations of the company’s satellite fleet and Earth stations, teleport and customer network services. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics for Technology from Carleton University in Canada and a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from the City University of Hong Kong.

Fred Vong, Director of Engineering, has been promoted to Vice President, Engineering — he has more than 20 years of satellite and telecommunication s service experience. In his expanded role, Fred Vong will lead the engineering team in supporting customer activities, from network design to implementation, developing spacecraft programs, managing spectrum resources of the company and working with other departments to assess and crysta l lise opportunity from new technologies. Fred has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and Master of Philosophy from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the University of Hong Kong, and the Bachelor of Law from Manchester Metropolitan University.

Regarding the new promotions, AsiaSat’s CEO, Dr. Roger Tong, said he welcomes Fred Ho and Fred Vong as they join the AsiaSat management team. Their promotions to Vice President are a testament to their commitment and contributions to AsiaSat’s growth. Their strong leadership, diverse knowledge and experience will be vital to lead their talented teams to drive the continued expansion and enhancements of our satellite fleet and service solutions to customers.