Intelsat makes new appointments to strengthen businesses in Asia

LONDON: To accommodate increased customer demand for video services, Intelsat has appointed Doug Triblehorn and Jean-Philippe Gillet to head regional sales efforts for the company's media and entertainment business unit in Asia and in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, respectively. Intelsat's video business unit has recently been renamed the media and entertainment business unit in order to better represent its function in providing services to customers.

Triblehorn, now regional VP Asia Pacific for Intelsat's Media and Entertainment Business Unit, is responsible for leading and managing sales activities in the region. He will strive to position Intelsat strongly in the marketplace and achieve growth objectives and profitability. Additionally, he will ensure the development, implementation, monitoring and reporting on detailed segment account management strategies, including Asia-Pacific regional, country and customer-specific plans.

Gillet, now regional VP, Europe, Africa and the Middle East for Intelsat's media and entertainment business unit, is responsible for the direction of overall development and execution of effective sales/customer service strategies for existing and potential customers. Additionally, he is in charge of overall customer relationship management and development of new business in the regions.

Gillet comes to Intelsat from GlobeCast North America. Most recently, he served as VP international sales where he managed the strategy, development and sale of broadcast video services to all international customers. Prior to that position at Globecast, he spent time as the company's sales director for Europe and the Middle East.

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