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TMCNet:  SATCOM business unit strengthens sales team with new appointment

[January 28, 2013]

SATCOM business unit strengthens sales team with new appointment

Jan 28, 2013 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Cobham SATCOM, the company behind the highly regarded AVIATOR SwiftBroadband series, has announced the appointment of Brian Anderson to its aeronautical sales team as Aftermarket Sales Manager for the Americas.

Anderson will initially be responsible for sales of Cobham SATCOM's aeronautical satellite communications product line to the business aviation aftermarket segment throughout the Americas.

With over a decade of Aviation experience, Anderson has worked for major industry players in sales, business development and project management roles. He joins Cobham SATCOM from key partners Avionics Support Group Inc., where he helped develop sales and certification activities for the AVIATOR portfolio.

Director of Aeronautical Sales Americas Andy Beers said: "I am pleased to welcome Brian aboard as an asset to the team and feel confident that his experience will prove invaluable to Cobham SATCOM as we continue to provide innovative products and unmatched customer service and support." Cobham plc established a new strategic business unit Cobham SATCOM, combining all of the group's satellite communications businesses into one organisation, following the successful acquisition and integration of Danish satcom company Thrane & Thrane.

Thrane & Thrane has been doing business as Cobham SATCOM since November 2012.

About Cobham Cobham specializes in meeting the demand for data, connectivity and bandwidth in defense, security and commercial environments. Offering a technically diverse and innovative range of technologies and services, the Group protects lives and livelihoods, responding to customer needs with agility that differentiates it. The most important thing we build is trust. Employing more than 10,000 people on five continents, the Group has customers and partners in over 100 countries.

About Cobham SATCOM Cobham SATCOM develops, manufactures, sells and supports satellite and radio communication terminals and earth stations for land, marine and airborne applications. With the ever increasing demand for communication, our products and services are used to satisfy the needs of a wide variety of commercial, governmental and recreational applications.

Cobham SATCOM uses state-of-the-art technologies to design affordable, highly reliable high performance systems that have decreased over time in terms of size, weight and power consumption. Our products enable people to stay in touch under the most challenging and demanding conditions. When traditional communication technologies fail, Cobham SATCOM's products will keep providing our customers with high quality voice, data, and multimedia communications.

Our product designs have evolved tremendously during their decades in service in use around the world in a variety of domains and environments. We market under the AVIATOR, EXPLORER(TM), SAILOR® and Sea Tel brands. Please refer to our websites for our list of global distributors and partners. Cobham SATCOM has design, development and manufacturing facilities in Denmark, Norway, South Africa, Sweden and the USA.

Press materials, images etc: Jules Riegal Account Executive Saltwater Public Relations Tel: +44 (0)1202 669244 Email: jules.riegal@saltwatercoms.com www.saltwaterpr.com For further information, please contact: Jen Marts Product Marketing Manager Aeronautical Business Unit +1 757 777 7186 jennifer.marts@cobham.com John Alexandersen Vice President Corporate Communications +45 3955 8835 john.alexandersen@cobham.com ((M2 Communications disclaims all liability for information provided within M2 PressWIRE. Data supplied by named party/parties. Further information on M2 PressWIRE can be obtained at http://www.presswire.net on the world wide web. Inquiries to info@m2.com.

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