HOUSTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Global, a leading provider of satellite communications to remote and harsh environments announced today that it has named Jean-Michel Rouylou as its new Executive Vice President of Americas and Maritime Solutions. The move comes as the company expands its organization and establishes its Americas regional headquarters in Houston, Texas. The new appointment and regional headquarters are part of ITC Global's expanding presence as a premier satellite communications service provider to the oil and gas, mining and maritime markets.
Over the past several months, ITC Global has made significant investments in its Americas operations, including a new office in Houston and upgraded teleport and network facilities in its New Orleans location. The company also recently added a number of industry veterans to its Americas organization including Steven Newstead, as Vice President of Americas Sales and Michael Neugebauer as Vice President of Americas Operations. Both will report to Jean-Michel, in his new capacity as EVP of Americas. The new Americas headquarters in Houston joins existing regional headquarters for Europe Middle-East Africa based in Yverdon, Switzerland and regional headquarters for Asia Pacific based in Perth, Australia.
As Executive Vice President for the region, Jean-Michel Rouylou is responsible for customer service, sales, operations, and financial performance across all vertical markets served in the Americas. Jean-Michel has been with ITC Global for over two years, serving as the Senior Vice President of Maritime Solutions. He will continue to serve as the company's senior executive in charge of maritime business, as he takes on the new role. His background includes over 20 years of service with Schlumberger, the world's largest oilfield services company. During his tenure, Jean-Michel served in a variety of senior level roles including Vice President of Global Communications. He also brings extensive international experience in the energy industry, having lived abroad on assignment for Schlumberger in Singapore, the United Arab Emirates, Nigeria, France, the United Kingdom and the United States. Mr. Rouylou holds a degree in Mechanical and Electronics Engineering from Ecole National Superieur des Arts et Metiers in Paris.
"We are excited to have Jean-Michel take on this new role, as we expand our presence in the Americas region," said Chief Executive Officer Joe Spytek. "He has been instrumental in the growth of our maritime business, and now will bring his considerable expertise to support our energy and mining customers as well. We look forward to expanding our offerings in the Americas region and providing customers, across all of the markets we serve, with a better choice in satellite communications solutions."
About ITC Global
ITC Global is the world's largest privately-owned satellite communications provider to mission critical operations in the mining, energy, and maritime markets. Companies in remote and harsh environments require communications with both global coverage and an unwavering priority on customer service. ITC Global enables improved real-time decision making and enhanced health, safety and environmental management through a unified communications solution, tailored to the requirements of each client. Solutions include custom network design, hardware implementation, field engineering, technical support and enterprise-grade satellite bandwidth. ITC Global operates 24 x 7 carrier-class facilities and networks across the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. ITC Global is a portfolio company of Riverside Partners. For more information, visit www.itcglobal.com
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