Intelsat gets regional vice president, North America

Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world´s first Globalized Network and provider of integrated satellite communications, has announced that Timothy Schermerhorn has joined the company as regional vice president, North America, the company said.

Schermerhorn will be responsible for the development and implementation of Intelsat´s sales and go-to-market strategies for the company´s network, mobility and media customers operating in North America. He will be based in Intelsat´s McLean office in Virginia and report directly to Kurt Riegelman, Intelsat´s senior vice president, sales, marketing and communications.

Schermerhorn joins Intelsat from Synacor, where as senior vice president, sales and marketing, he led the global sales, marketing and channel distribution strategies for the company´s telecommunications service providers.

Intelsat operates the world´s first Globalized Network, delivering high-quality, cost-effective video and broadband services anywhere in the world. Intelsat´s Globalized Network combines the world´s largest satellite backbone with terrestrial infrastructure, managed services and an open, interoperable architecture to enable customers to drive revenue and reach through a new generation of network services. For more information, visit