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Skot Butler named VP Sales, Marketing & BD

September 16, 2013

Bethesda, MD



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.

Intelsat Safe Harbor Statement

Some of the statements in this news release constitute “forward-looking statements” that do not directly or exclusively relate to historical facts.  The forward-looking statements made in this release reflect Intelsat’s intentions, plans, expectations, assumptions and beliefs about future events and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, many of which are outside of Intelsat’s control.  Known risks include, among others, the risks included in Intelsat’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 and its other filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the political, economic and legal conditions in the markets we are targeting for communications services or in which we operate and other risks and uncertainties inherent in the telecommunications business in general and the satellite communications business in particular. Because actual results could differ materially from Intelsat’s intentions, plans, expectations, assumptions and beliefs about the future, you are urged to view all forward-looking statements contained in this news release with caution.  Intelsat does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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