Orbit Technologies Has A New Marine Satcom Sales Director For The Americas

Oct 29, 2009, post by Adam Wątróbski

Orbit Technologies, a developer of advanced solutions for stabilized mobile satellite communications and tracking antennas informed the appointment of William (Bill) Thompson as its new Marine Satcom Sales Director for the Americas.

Serving in this new role as Orbit Communications Systems’ Director of Sales – Marine Satcom, Americas, Bill Thompson will be responsible for promoting the company’s marine satellite communications solutions for commercial shipping, oil and gas industries, and government maritime operations, throughout this hemisphere. Mr. Thompson brings with him over 20 years of successful experience in the wireless maritime communications industry were he held a number of executive level positions, most recently as U.S. Vice President for UMC Global of Hamburg, Germany.

We anticipate a substantial market share increase in the Americas under Mr. Thompson’s leadership,” stated Israel Adan, Orbit Communication Systems Inc CEO and Executive VP Sales & Marketing of Orbit Technologies, Israel. He goes on to say, “As a key part of our efforts to continue to fortify our market position, we intend to duplicate our successful European model globally. Mr. Thompson’s experience and expertise will help us further establish Orbit’s advanced Satcom solutions as part and parcel of a worldwide internet connectivity revolution.”

Recently, Orbit has focused its efforts on other markets, and with the establishment of Orbit GV in Europe, the company’s sales in that market has grown reaching 70 percent of its overall worldwide Satcom sales. Based on their European market success Orbit hopes to emulate the same model in North and Latin America.