Intelsat S.A. 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.
“Tim is a proven leader whose expertise will be critical in driving Intelsat’s strategy in North America,” said Kurt Riegelman. “As we work to support our customers’ digital transformation, Tim has a strong understanding of the complex communications challenges facing our broadband, mobility and media customers. His strong background will prove instrumental as we work to help our customers transform their business, execute against their strategy and achieve their growth objectives.”
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 and 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.
Schermerhorn earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Finance and Marketing from Syracuse University.—BCS Bureau