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Senior Executives from Asia, Europe and North America Join the WTA Board of Directors

Monday, May 21, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Matt Owen
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(New York City, May 21, 2018) – The World Teleport Association (WTA) today announced the election of four new members of its Board of Directors for three-year terms beginning April 1, 2018:

  • Steve Corda, Vice President, Business Development, SES
  • Bill Marks, Chief Strategy Officer, Kymeta Corporation
  • Kheng Ghee Ng, Head of Satellite, SingTel
  • Keith Frost, Media and Data Networks Director, Arqiva

One board member returns for a second term this year as well:

  • Marzio Laurenti, CEO, Telespazio Brasil S.A.

Also serving on WTA’s Board of Directors are:

  • Michael DeMarco, Senior Vice President, Operations, Intelsat
  • Roger Franklin, President & CEO, Crystal
  • Jose Edio Gomes, Technical Director, Hispamar Satélites
  • Mitja Lovsin, Sales & Marketing Director, STN
  • Vince Matherne, CCO, Encompass Digital Media
  • Matthew Prange, Vice President, Strategic Teleport Partners & Implementation, SES
  • Francis Rolland, Executive Vice President, Satellites & Networks/Strategy, GlobeCast
  • Jose Sanchez Ruiz, Director of Service Operations, Eutelsat
  • Jorge Luis Villarreal Schutz, CEO, Elara Comunicaciones
  • Serge Van Herck
  • Koby Zontag, Vice President, Media Sales and Business Development, PCCW Global

Directors on the WTA Board serve three-year terms, and are elected by the membership. 

“We are fortunate to be able to attract this caliber of senior leader to WTA’s Board of Directors,” said executive director Robert Bell. “They span the full ecosystem of the teleport industry, and are pioneering in technology solutions for tomorrow’s customers.” 

About World Teleport Association
Since 1985, the World Teleport Association ( has focused on improving the business of satellite communications from the ground up. At the core of its membership are the world's most innovative operators of teleports, from independents to multinationals, niche service providers to global carriers. WTA is dedicated to advocating for the interests of teleport operators in the global telecommunications market and promoting excellence in teleport business practice, technology and operations.

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Matthew Owen
Communications Manager
World Teleport Association
212-825-0218 x105

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