Intelsat CEO Stephen Spengler has been appointed to serve on the satellite services companyâ€™s board of directors.
Spengler has led the company’sÂ effort to develop the EpicNG high throughput satellite platform, the company said Thursday.
He succeeds Denis Villafranca, who resigned from the board.
â€œWeâ€™re pleased to welcome him to the board, where he will continue to contribute to our efforts to build value for all our stakeholders,â€ said David McGlade, executive chairman of the Intelsat board.
The three-decade telecommunications and satellite industry veteran has previously served as Intelsatâ€™s deputy CEO, president, chief commercial officer and executive vice president of sales of marketing and strategy.