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AsiaSat’s Chiu appointed president’s advisor

Satellite operator AsiaSat had appointed Ya-Hui Chiu as advisor to the president and CEO of AsiaSat following his retirement from the position of vice-president, technical operations on July 31.

Chiu joined AsiaSat in 1989 and played a key role in technical matters involving the launch of AsiaSat 1, AsiaSat 2, AsiaSat 3S, AsiaSat 4 and AsiaSat 5, and in maintaining and operating the satellite fleet. He will continue to oversee the launch of AsiaSat 7, scheduled for the fourth quarter this year.

“On behalf of AsiaSat, I would like to thank Dr Chiu for his years of excellent service and the enormous contributions he made to the company. I am extremely grateful that Dr Chiu is assuming a new consulting role with AsiaSat to continue to make contribution to the ongoing expansion of our satellite fleet,” said William Wade, president and CEO of AsiaSat.