Washington DC, 12 November 2014 – ABS announced the appointment of Dolores Martos as the Managing Director of the Americas. In this position, Dolores is responsible for leading the sales, business development and operations for the Americas markets. Dolores is based in Washington DC and reports directly to Tom Choi.
Tom Choi, Chief Executive Officer of ABS said, “Dolores brings significant leadership and commercial experience to our US team. As Head of Sales for the Americas, she will further enhance the ABS business and greatly contribute to the development of new markets in the entire region. She joins the executive group responsible for the development of the company’s strategy.”
Dolores has over 20 years of experience in the satellite industry and has consistently proved herself in the development of new business and strategic opportunities. Prior to joining ABS, Dolores was the Vice President of Sales responsible for the Latin America & Caribbean markets at SES. She also spent eighteen years in various positions at Intelsat with her last posting as Regional Vice President of Sales for Latin America.
She holds a degree in Electronic Engineering with concentration in Telecommunications from Simon Bolivar University in Venezuela.
ABS is a dynamic and fast growing global satellite operator. ABS offers a complete range of tailored solutions including broadcasting, data and telecommunication services to broadcasters, service providers, enterprises and government organizations.
ABS operates a fleet of six satellites; ABS-1A, ABS-2, ABS-3, ABS-4/Mobisat-1, ABS-6 and ABS-7. The satellite fleet covers 80% of the world’s population across Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, CIS and Russia.
ABS has also procured two Boeing 702SP satellites (ABS-3A & ABS-2A) planned for early and late 2015 with the options to add more satellites over the next 2-3 years to its growing satellite fleet.
Headquartered in Bermuda, ABS has offices in the United States, Dubai, South Africa, Germany, Philippines, Indonesia and Hong Kong. ABS is majority owned by funds managed by the European Private Equity firm Permira. The Permira funds acquired ABS in 2010.
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