Intelsat appoints CEO Stephen Spengler to board

Stephen Spengler

Stephen Spengler

Intelsat has elected chief executive officer, Stephen Spengler, to the company’s board of directors.

Intelsat announced last December that Spengler, the company’s then president and chief commercial officer, would take over from outgoing CEO David McGlade from April 1of this year.

Spengler first joined Intelsat in 2003 and has since held a number of roles at the firm. He has a total of 30 years of telecoms and satellite industry experience.

“During his tenure at Intelsat, Steve has been instrumental in driving Intelsat’s next generation strategy, and in incorporating satellite, ground and service innovation into Intelsat’s initiatives.  We’re pleased to welcome him to the board – where he will continue to contribute to our efforts to build value for all our stakeholders,” said David McGlade, executive chairman of the Intelsat board.