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Tom Wright heads up NewSat's Middle East campaign

  • 21 March, 2007 14:28

<p>Internationally recognised satellite and wireless technology leader, Tom Wright has joined NewSat Limited (ASX: NWT), Australia’s premier, independent satellite communications provider, as Vice President of International Sales.</p>
<p>Heading up NewSat’s continuing push into the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Wright brings more than 20 years satellite expertise.</p>
<p>Most recently Wright founded and was president of MENA Broadband, the first private international telco in the Gulf region to go up and succeed against Batelco in the recently deregulated Bahrain market.</p>
<p>A US citizen, Wright has taught satellite communications at West Point Academy and has been employed in engineering satellite solutions in Holland as well as Nigeria. He has worked across the globe designing satellite systems for ISP’s in Canada and Morocco and sold satellite networks in countries as diverse as Fiji and eastern Europe, the Philippines and India.</p>
<p>“Tom Wright’s depth of knowledge in the business of satellites is well documented and highly developed, and NewSat is looking forward to his contribution to our emerging presence right throughout the region where the Governments, Corporates and Resource Explorers particularly can benefit greatly from our product,” said Mr Adrian Ballintine, Founder and CEO of NewSat Limited.</p>
<p>Tom Wright is based in Kuwait. His most recent experience was solely focussed on satellite business development in the Gulf and north Africa supporting diverse market segments such as commercial enterprises, government, US armed Forces, US contractors, hospitality, banking and manufacturing.</p>

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