Samer Halawi. Credit score rating: Intelsat
WASHINGTON — Samer Halawi is leaving satellite tv for pc television for computer net startup OneWeb after decrease than a yr to hitch Intelsat in a newly created govt place.
Halawi stepped down as CEO of Dubai-based satellite tv for pc television for computer operator Thuraya in March to transform chief industrial officer at OneWeb, which on the time was nonetheless pursuing a merger with Intelsat. The merger collapsed in June after Intelsat was unable to steer collectors to associate with a debt swap that was a precondition for the deal.
Six months later, Halawi is about to hitch Intelsat as a result of the satellite tv for pc television for computer fleet operator’s chief industrial officer. He begins Jan. 9, in line with a Dec. 20 press launch.
“Samer’s in depth background and expertise in mobility suppliers and in bringing new providers to market will in all probability be instrumental in guiding our industrial operations to capitalize on new, fast rising features,” Intelsat CEO Stephen Spengler talked about in a prepared assertion.
Halawi’s duties will embody commercializing Intelsat’s EpicNG high-throughput fleet, strengthening the rollout of latest managed suppliers, and discovering new features for satellite tv for pc television for computer communications. Halawi might also lead engagements with Intelsat enterprise companions along with antenna maker Kymeta and OneWeb, every of whom Intelsat has invested in and has a variety of partnership agreements.