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New finance lead joins mu Space

(21 May 2018 - mu Space) Satellite and space technology company mu Space has named Michael Soodjinda its new Chief Finance Officer, and it’s adding 10 more legal, engineering, media, and finance professionals to the team.

mu Space said today that Michael’s appointment is part of the company’s strategy to support fast-track its business expansion across the Southeast Asia region and in the US later this year.

With more than 20 years of experience at the top executive level, Michael has joined mu Space in Bangkok following four years of living in the US.

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Michael Soodjinda (courtesy: mu Space)

In addition to Michael’s appointment, mu Space has increased the team by taking on 10 legal, engineering, media, and finance experts, as well as employing Suwit Pruchwattananon as Chief Business Development Officer starting this week. The company noted that Suwit has more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunication industry, including as Qualcomm’s former country manager for Thailand and Myanmar.

The company added it had increased its headquarters’ office space in Bangkok to accommodate more staff.

Commenting on his appointment, Michael said: “This is an exciting time to be joining mu Space. I’m looking forward to helping shape the growth of the company as it moves towards its strategic aspirations and further strengthen its position in the satellite and space industry.”

“Michael has a wealth of financial experience and knowledge,” said mu Space CEO and founder James Yenbamroong, “and we are confident that with his expertise and enthusiasm for expanding mu Space further on an international scale, he will add significant value to the company.”