Cable, Telecom Vet Joins Intelsat
LUXEMBOURG -- Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, today announced that Timothy Schermerhorn has joined the company as regional vice president, North America.
Schermerhorn will be responsible for the development and implementation of Intelsat’s sales and go-to-market strategies for the company’s network, mobility and media customers operating in North America. He will be based in Intelsat’s McLean office in Virginia and report directly to Kurt Riegelman, Intelsat’s senior vice president, sales, marketing and communications.
Schermerhorn joins Intelsat from Synacor, where as senior vice president, sales and marketing, he led the global sales, marketing and channel distribution strategies for the company’s telecommunications service providers. Prior to joining Synacor, he served as vice president and general manager, broadband & media at Ericsson, Inc. In that role, he directed sales, business development and operations for Ericsson’s leading broadband and media accounts. Prior to that, he held senior sales and general management roles at Intel Corporation, Advanced Digital Broadcast, Motorola and General Instrument.