NXTCOMM names new chief commercial officer to lead sales/business development

NXT Communications Corporation (NXTCOMM) has announced Stephen Newell has joined the corporation as its Chief Commercial Officer, the company said.

He leads NXTCOMM sales, business development and product marketing efforts for its next-generation connectivity products, including the AeroMaxSM flat panel antenna for the commercial and defense aviation markets.

Newell brings more than 20 years experience to the aviation and satcom industry, having formerly served in executive positions at several leading communications firms.

Newell´s first priorities include helping secure NXTCOMM´s launch customer for AeroMax and distribution and alliance partners key to NXTCOMM´s vision to bring affordable connectivity technology and services to broadband markets.

Most recently, Newell was VP of the Defence and Aftermarket business for Gastops, an Ottawa-based advanced aircraft gas turbine sensor manufacturer.

NXT Communications Corporation is developing flat panel antennae to deliver broadband connectivity to mobile connectivity markets.