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NSSLGlobal appoints Staffan Iveberg as Chief Technology Officer

(2 September 2019 - NSSLGlobal) NSSLGlobal has today announced the appointment of Staffan Iveberg as Group Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Staffan will work alongside the NSSLGlobal leadership team to roll out the company’s technology roadmap and bolster its R&D division as it continues to forge a reputation as an engineering powerhouse.

Staffan brings over 20 years’ experience to this role, having held various senior R&D and business positions within the wireless and high-tech industries. Prior to joining NSSLGlobal, Staffan was CTO of Cobham SATCOM, where he was responsible for the company’s product and technology roadmap and strategy as well as leading the global R&D organisation.

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Staffan Iveberg as Group Chief Technology Officer (courtesy: NSSLGlobal)

Sally-Anne Ray, Group CEO of NSSLGlobal comments: “The appointment of Staffan comes at a critical time for us as we continue to expand our R&D division and develop industry-leading engineering solutions for our existing and future customers across our core markets. Staffan has been pivotal in helping several businesses such as Cobham deliver outstanding product innovation, and with his wealth of experience, he is just the person to take our roadmap and strategy forward. We’re evolving as a company and we know our customers look to us to keep ahead of the game with innovative solutions.”

Staffan Iveberg adds: “Having followed NSSLGlobal’s transformation from a satellite communications provider to an agile engineering and technology house over the years, I am excited at the prospect of joining NSSLGlobal at a period of growth. As Chief Technology Officer I’m looking forward to helping shape and develop its product portfolio and roadmap to meet the needs of its customers.”

About NSSLGlobal

NSSLGlobal is a leading independent provider of satellite communications and IT solutions with innovation and customer service at the core of its DNA. It has service and sales offices globally including UK, Denmark, Germany, Poland, Norway, Singapore, US and South Africa.

With 50 years of experience in the government and maritime mobility markets, NSSLGlobal provides best-in-class satellite solutions working in partnership with some of the largest MSS and VSAT satellite operators including Inmarsat, Iridium and Thuraya, Telesat, Eutelsat, Intelsat, SES and JCSAT.

NSSLGlobal is forging a reputation as an engineering powerhouse by expanding its R&D and global support capabilities through targeted acquisitions such as the “SatLink” Hub and Modem technology, which is at the core of NSSLGlobal’s world class VSAT network; and snap.tv which provides a range of crew entertainment services which is unique to the industry and ensures that NSSLGlobal can steer the development and support roadmap to suit its customer’s needs.

NSSLGlobal offers an expanding portfolio of leading-edge in-house solutions such as its next-generation Cruise Control+, a virtualised platform offering a complete end-to-end solution, from vessel communications management, vessel level security, a management control portal, value added services, hosting of customer applications and enables a managed IT service. Installed locally on board the vessel, the Cruise Control+ provides a convenient platform for maritime customers to manage their vessels’ networks, crew welfare and expenditure.

In early 2018, NSSLGlobal launched NSSLGlobal Technologies, its new R&D division where its two recent Norwegian acquisitions were combined. This includes Norwegian IPTV company snap.tv (acquired in December 2016), which focuses on multi-cast entertainment services over VSAT networks aimed at maritime and offshore companies as well as the acquisition of the SatLink communications technology; a premier maritime VSAT Hub and Modem technology (acquired at the end of 2017).

In June 2018, NSSLGlobal fully acquired UK Electronic Solutions Ltd, the creators of Oceanic Dynamics; an all-encompassing motion and impact monitoring system designed for the Offshore Wind Energy market. This is now the NSSLGlobal’s dedicated Wind Energy division based in Newcastle, UK which specialises in providing offshore communications and applications.

In December 2018, NSSLGlobal acquired the assets and activities of Station 711, a business unit within MX1 focussed on providing the maritime market with innovative communication solutions.