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ABS announces major changes to executive management team

The new team and structure will help build and extend ABS’ current business for its evolving customers, markets and technologies, Jim Frownfelter, Chairman and CEO of ABS said.

ABS has announced several new announcements and a major reorganization within the executive management team to reflect its transition into the next phase of company growth and its ongoing commitment to customer service.

As part of the changes, James Frownfelter has now been appointed as CEO; CFO Sam Wong has been promoted to President and CFO; Dee Schwalb, previously EVP of Business Development, will take on the role of COO; Carmen Gonzalez–Sanfeliu has been appointed as CCO; Stephen Salem has been appointed as General Counsel; Ron Busch previously VP of Network Services, has been promoted to Executive VP, Network Services while Justin Derksen has been appointed Senior VP, Business Development; Patrick French previously VP of Global Business Development has been promoted to Senior VP of Global Business Development and Jason Miller will serve as VP of Sales Support & Market Research.

“The executive leadership team brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the satellite and communication space which aligns perfectly with the company’s strategy to accelerate growth and further expand its scope of business and deliverables,” commented Jim Frownfelter, Chairman and CEO of ABS.

“The new team and structure further reinforce our commitment to build and extend ABS’ current business for our evolving customers, markets and technologies. The Board of Directors, investors and all of the ABS executives will continue to commit ourselves to the success of ABS through a renewed focus on customer service and our priorities for the future.”