MTN Satellite Communications Appoints Margaret E. Grayson as Chief Financial Officer

National Infrastructure Advisory Council Member Grayson to Provide Financial Acumen and Cyber Security Expertise to Support Company's Diversified Growth Plans

Jan 30, 2012, 09:00 ET from MTN Satellite Communications

MIRAMAR, Fla., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), the global provider of communications, connectivity and content services to remote locations around the world, today announced that it has appointed Margaret (Peg) E. Grayson as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). As CFO, Ms. Grayson will play an integral role directing MTN's financial operations, but will also act as a trusted advisor to Errol Olivier, MTN's President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), on homeland security-related issues – critical to ensuring customers' communication requirements, today and in the future. Ms. Grayson is also a member of the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC), appointed by President George W. Bush in 2002 and is currently serving at the request of President Obama.

Ms. Grayson is an expert in cyber security and information sharing, and has participated in several comprehensive studies designed to provide the President, through the Secretary of Homeland Security, with guidance and recommendations on the security of the nation's critical infrastructure sectors and their information systems. Previously she was CFO and then President, CEO and Director of V-One Corporation. In this role she worked closely with federal agencies in the requirements and design of security products and developed significant expertise in cyber security, data integrity and information sharing in wired, wireless and satellite networks, and design of secure data transport architectures.

"We look forward to harnessing Peg's knowledge from her experience counseling the President of the United States on critical infrastructure issues as well as her time serving as an executive responsible for delivering solutions to both commercial and government organizations," said Mr. Olivier. "Peg is a strategic addition to the team and, on top of her CFO qualifications, she will provide input into how we offer, package and go to market with future communications offerings. Peg will help provide direction into our overall growth strategy and we fully anticipate that our customers will reap the benefits."

About MTN Satellite Communications
MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), the first company to offer a stabilized Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) satellite solution for ships at sea, has contributed to the evolution of the satellite industry over the past three decades, delivering communications solutions that address the needs of people moving around the world.  Through MTN's reliable global satellite network and expertise, the company continues to deliver solutions across various markets while addressing the unique challenges and needs for each. Today, MTN offers services and solutions to cruise lines, commercial shipping, oil and gas, mega yachts, government entities and aviation markets.  With sales and service offices, teleport gateways, Points of Presence (PoPs) and spare parts depots located in all corners of the globe, MTN's global footprint allows them to successfully serve more than 600 vessels sailing around the world and to U.S. government and commercial aircraft on transatlantic routes. In addition to bandwidth management, MTN delivers and supports a broad array of integrated turnkey services, including remote access for Internet, VoIP, voice services, remote IT management, global vessel tracking, bandwidth optimization, real-time video capabilities, crew calling solutions, and other enterprise solutions. For more information, visit

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