Herndon, VA, August 22, 2013 – Inmarsat Government, the leading provider of secure, global, mission-critical telecommunication solutions to the U.S. public sector, announced the appointment of Susan Miller as president and chief executive officer. In this role, Miller will be responsible for the overall business strategy and direction for Inmarsat Government, a wholly-owned, independent subsidiary of Inmarsat plc, responsible for all direct U.S. government business.
Miller has over 20 years of senior executive leadership experience across a wide range of technologies that serve the U.S. government and commercial sectors. Prior to joining Inmarsat Government, Miller held leadership positions in the satellite and telecommunication industries, including MTN Satellite Communications, where she served as executive vice president for strategy and corporate development; Spacenet Integrated Government Solutions Inc, where she was chief executive officer; and Intelsat General Corporation, where she held the position of president and chairman of the proxy board. Other well-known organizations Miller worked with include LightSquared, Lockheed Martin and Hughes Aircraft Corporation. Miller holds a MS, Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California and a BS, Electrical Engineering from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Through 2013, Inmarsat Government built and strengthened its holistic and integrated approach to the U.S. government market for mission-critical, Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) communication solutions. Inmarsat Government is a cleared organization operating under a Proxy Agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Inmarsat.
Peter Hadinger, president of Inmarsat’s U.S. Government Business Unit said: “We are delighted that Susan has agreed to join the proxy company. The appointment of Susan as president and chief executive officer of Inmarsat Government reflects Inmarsat’s ongoing commitment to serving the U.S. government with seamless, agile and high-value services. Her expertise and deep knowledge of the market will be essential for the growth of Inmarsat Government and are an excellent complement to our strong base of direct partners.
“The importance of resilient high-speed commercial satellite communications continues to grow for the U.S. government customers, and I am pleased to join Inmarsat Government to help ensure government requirements are met well into the future,” said Miller. “With Global Xpress service on the horizon, this is an exciting time to join an organization that has served government needs for over 33 years.”
About Inmarsat Government
Inmarsat Government provides secure, reliable and affordable mission-critical telecommunications to U.S. military and civilian organizations. Equipped with the industry’s leading terrestrial and satellite infrastructure and partners, it delivers custom, end-to-end managed network solutions that can sustain communications anytime, anywhere. Inmarsat Government is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with network assets and operations around the globe. To learn more, please visit www.inmarsatgov.com.
Inmarsat plc is the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services. Since 1979, Inmarsat has been providing reliable voice and high-speed data communications to governments, enterprises and other organizations, with a range of services that can be used on land, at sea or in the air. Inmarsat employs around 1,600 staff in more than 60 locations around the world, with a presence in the major ports and centres of commerce on every continent. Inmarsat is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: ISAT.L). For more information, please visit www.inmarsat.com