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MEASAT Appoints From Within...Senior Sales Director, Broadcast Sales   
[He] is moving from his previous role as Senior Sales Director, Telecoms and VAS, Asia Pacific. 
 
Moving On Up—McLean To Head Up NOAA Research
Craig has been part of the NOAA family for more than three decades and is passionate about our mission and public service."—Kathryn Sullivan, Administrator, NOAA.
 
ABS Has A New President For South Asia
[He] will be responsible for business development and sales for this market.      
 
Acquisition Action—InSync Now With ORBCOMM
“InSync is a best-in-class application builder, and their advanced enterprise solutions will help our resellers and solutions providers reduce development costs and time to market."—Marc Eisenberg, CEO, ORBCOMM.
 
Moving On Up—Michael McCarthy Joins GeoNorth As New General Manager
Mr. McCarthy will largely be responsible for growing GeoNorth’s traditional business and marrying it with the company’s recently acquired remote sensing capabilities.
 
Coalition for Space Exploration 2015's New Leaders Are From ATK + Lockheed Martin
...thorough background in Congress, having served in the offices of three senators, and is a U.S. Army veteran with 15 years of military and civilian leadership experience.
 
UltiSat...Two Key Individuals Unlock Sales + Marketing Strategies
...new director of marketing will be in charge of the company’s branding, messaging, marketing strategy, social media, media/PR and other marketing responsibilities.
 
Cross Listing On NYSE MKT Is Norsat International's Intention
A listing on the NYSE MKT will enhance our visibility, particularly in the United States, where more than half of our revenues are derived from."—Dr. Amiee Chan, CEO, Norsat International.
 
Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Enterprise Must Be Stabilized, According SecAF
"Our combatant commanders expect and demand the unique ISR capabilities that the Air Force provides."—SecAF Deborah Lee James.
 
The Build Is On For The World's Largest Satellite Constellation, Says Virgin's Richard Branson
"Virgin Galactic has always planned to build a commercial spaceline that can create positive change back on Earth."—Richard Branson, CEO, Virgin Galactic.
 
New SpaceX Seattle Office Could Offer Employment To Hundreds
“We’re going to try and do for satellites what we’ve done for rockets."—Elon Musk, CEO, SpaceX.
 
Space Foundation Board of Directors Elects Former Floridian Congressman + Names A Life Director
He had previously served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1990 to 2002, and was Speaker of the House from 2000-2002.
 
Acquiring Minds Wish To Know—Cubic Picks Up DTECH Labs For Around $114.5 Million
“DTECH is the first step in our near-term strategy to build a niche $100 million to $200 million C4ISR business..."—Bradly H. Feldmann, President + CEO, Cubic Corporation.
 
RigNet Has A New Marketing Strategy w/Their Newest Hire 
Working in the oil and gas markets is an entirely different realm than businesses based on terra firma.
 
CNES' Jean-Yves Le Gall Offers His Insight For The Company In 2015
However, the main focus this year will definitely be on climate, with the COP 21 global climate summit that France will be hosting in Paris in December.
 
SSTL Chairman Sir Martin Sweeting Takes A Gander @ 2015
"We enjoy the challenges of going further into space, and packing more advanced space capabilities into smaller and lighter spacecraft."—Sir Martin Sweeting, Chairman, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd.
 
New Executive Committee Members Elected For The Satellite Industry Association
“The incoming Executive Committee continues to reflect the diverse businesses of the satellite industry and demonstrates the strong commitment and investment made by our Association membership in SIA."—Tom Stroup, President, Satellite Industry Association.
 
Arianespace to Fill The Future With Flights
“We are targeting another record year of missions, while continuing our pursuit of commercial activities to further expand the order book."—Stéphane Israël, Chairman + CEO, Arianespace.
 
Robinson, Welch, Tadros + Clark Elected To The Board Of The Hosted Payload Alliance
"Since its inception, the HPA boasts many accomplishments working with government to further the development of a new hosted payload contracting vehicle..."—Nicole Robinson, Hosted Payload Alliance Chair.
 
Key GVF Initiatives To Be Driven By New Board Of Directors
"As the satellite communications industry addresses major challenges and opportunities, the need for a strong, well-credentialed GVF Board has never been greater.”—David Hartshorn, Secretary General of GVF.