FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Intelsat General Names Skot Butler to Lead
Sales, Marketing and Business Development
Bethesda, MD, Sept. 16, 2013 –Skot Butler has been named Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development for Intelsat General Corp., responsible for managing the team that serves all of the company’s customers and partners, including the U.S. Department of Defense, NATO, various civil agencies, and commercial enterprises within the United States and Europe.
Butler brings more than two decades of experience in the commercial satellite industry to the newly created position, the result of a leadership reorganization of Intelsat General. He joined Intelsat General in 2006 and most recently was Director of Solutions Development.
“Skot has helped shape the strategies and lead the execution of projects that resulted in key company successes,” said Kay Sears, President of Intelsat General. “His work on the Australian Defence Force hosted payload contract and the new FSCA government contracts has been invaluable to the growth of our company in recent years.”
Prior to joining Intelsat General, Butler held sales, business development and strategy roles at satellite services companies that included DRS, Spacelink, and Verestar. He holds an MBA from the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.
About Intelsat General Corp.
Intelsat General provides satellite communications solutions to military, commercial and government customers over Intelsat’s fleet of more than 50 satellites and a global terrestrial network of teleports and fiber infrastructure. From remote military outposts, disaster recovery sites and U.S. embassies to health and homeland security agencies, Intelsat General’s solutions support even the most complex operations, from routine to mission critical, anywhere on the globe. These solutions address the numerous communications challenges inherent in a wide range of applications. From Airborne ISR/UAV scenarios to Distance Learning to Logistics, Intelsat General engineers can enhance government, military and commercial communications to allow customers to achieve their mission objectives.
Based in Bethesda, MD, Intelsat General is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Intelsat S.A, the world’s largest and most experienced provider of fixed and mobile satellite services for many of the world’s leading media and network companies, ISPs and government agencies. www.intelsatgeneral.com
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