Via Satellite is Proud to Announce it is Now Accepting Nominations for the 2016 Satellite Executive of the Year Award

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Leading global satellite and communications publication now accepting nominations for its annual award, The Satellite Executive of the Year.

Via Satellite, a publication providing expert business analysis and technical insights into the satellite, telecom and wireless industries for 30 years, is now accepting nominations for the most prestigious award in the industry, Via Satellite’s Satellite Executive of the Year Award. The honoree is chosen for durable contributions made to the global satellite market including innovative technologies, best practices, important services, or any combination of these. Likewise, it recognizes lasting contributions of their achievements.

The March 2017 issue of Via Satellite will honor and announce the most outstanding industry executive of the year, followed by a special celebration and luncheon at SATELLITE 2017. The honoree will be selected from a pool of candidates by the Via Satellite editorial staff, including Editorial Director, Mark Holmes.

The deadline to nominate an executive for this prestigious award is November 30, 2016. To nominate an executive, please click here.

The 2015 honoree was Michel de Rosen, CEO of Eutelsat. “In his six years at the helm of Eutelsat, Michel de Rosen has transformed Eutelsat from a semi-regional operator to a more global operator than ever before. He has had a huge impact, not just on Eutelsat, but the industry as a whole. But, his influence goes beyond the numbers, and the global expansion. De Rosen has been one of the driving forces behind the satellite industry mobilizing itself ahead of WRC-2015. He has left an indelible mark on the industry, and thanks to a number of factors, he was chosen for our Satellite Executive of the Year for 2015,” said Mark Holmes.

The 2016 Satellite Executive of the Year Award winner will be announced at a special luncheon during SATELLITE 2017 happening March 6-9, 2017 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

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For nearly 30 years, Via Satellite has provided essential news and expert business analysis on the global commercial communications satellite industry, including current and evolving applications, infrastructure issues, technology, and business and regulatory developments around the world. Top satellite executives from 160 countries read Via Satellite to fully understand the industry and maximize their companies’ profits.

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