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Matthew J. Desch
Matthew J. Desch, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Iridium Communications, Inc., has more than 34 years of experience in telecommunications management, and more than 20 years in the global wireless industry. Mr. Desch joined Iridium in 2006.
He has been responsible for leading Iridium's innovation and growth, which includes taking the company public, leading the creation of Iridium NEXT, Iridium’s next-generation satellite constellation, and establishing a turnkey hosted payload capability with Iridium PRIME. Since joining in 2006, Iridium has more than doubled in subscribers and nearly tripled its operational earnings. Mr. Desch has served on our Board of Directors since 2009.
From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Desch served as Chief Executive Officer of Telcordia Technologies, Inc., a telecommunications software services provider. Previously, he spent 13 years at Nortel Networks Corporation, including as President of its global wireless networks business from 1995 to 2000 and as President of Global Carriers from 1999 to 2000. He also serves on the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. Mr. Desch received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from The Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago. U.S. President Obama appointed him to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee and he serves on the board of trustees of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.
|Date||Type||Shares Traded||Price Range|
|Sep 9, 2016||Buy||15,000||6.98|
|Mar 1, 2016||Disposition (Non Open Market)||29,983||7.01|
|Mar 1, 2016||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||172,751||n/a|
|Dec 1, 2015||Disposition (Non Open Market)||1,106||8.18|
|Sep 1, 2015||Disposition (Non Open Market)||1,106||6.98|
|Aug 4, 2015||Buy||14,000||7.16|
|Jun 1, 2015||Disposition (Non Open Market)||1,106||10.28|
|Mar 8, 2015||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||90,909||n/a|
|Mar 8, 2015||Disposition (Non Open Market)||32,460||9.70|
|Mar 2, 2015||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||50,489||n/a|
|Mar 2, 2015||Disposition (Non Open Market)||8,313||9.45|
|Mar 1, 2015||Disposition (Non Open Market)||746||9.58|
|Dec 1, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||1,106||9.17|
|Sep 1, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||1,106||9.40|
|Jun 1, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||767||7.92|
|Mar 1, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||746||6.52|
|Dec 1, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||767||6.15|
|Sep 1, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||767||6.69|
|Aug 6, 2013||Buy||15,000||7.12|
|Jun 3, 2013||Sell||775||7.10|
|Mar 6, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||3,018||6.13|
|Nov 30, 2012||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||6,167||n/a|
|Mar 1, 2012||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||37,103||n/a|
|Aug 11, 2011||Buy||10,000||7.18|
|May 13, 2011||Buy||10,000||8.55|
|Aug 31, 2010||Buy||10,000||8.68|
|Aug 31, 2010||Buy||10,000||8.68|
|Jun 4, 2010||Buy||10,000||9.08|
|Nov 20, 2009||Buy||40,000||8.68|
|Sep 29, 2009||Statement of Ownership||0||n/a|
|Sep 29, 2009||Buy||151,993||n/a|
Thomas J. Fitzpatrick
Thomas J. Fitzpatrick, joined Iridium in 2010 and serves as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer responsible for directing and overseeing all of Iridium's financial and billing activities, human resources and information technology. In 2013 he was appointed to Iridium’s Board of Directors.
From 2002 to December 2009, Mr. Fitzpatrick was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Centennial Communications Corp., a publicly traded telecommunications company that was acquired by AT&T in November 2009. Previously, Mr. Fitzpatrick served as Chief Financial Officer of a number of privately held and publicly traded companies in the telecommunications and technology industries and was a Vice President with Bell Atlantic Corporation (now Verizon). Mr. Fitzpatrick graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Villanova University. Mr. Fitzpatrick is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Bryan J. Hartin
Bryan Hartin is the Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Iridium Communications Inc. In this role, Mr. Hartin is responsible for Iridium’s commercial global sales and marketing functions; overseeing strategic marketing, product management and corporate communications for the company. He also holds responsibility for accelerating the growth of Iridium’s commercial products and services through a diverse and growing global distribution channel.
Prior to joining Iridium, Mr. Hartin served as Vice President of Sales, Distribution and Business Development for LightSquared where he was responsible for the company's sales and distribution of satellite products and services as well as ongoing customer support programs. Previously, Mr. Hartin led Sprint Nextel's Dealer Program which consisted of more than 2,000 dealers operating in more than 10,000 locations across the U.S. and accounted for more than 25 percent of Sprint Nextel's wireless sales. Prior to joining Sprint Nextel, Mr. Hartin spent 13+ years at Nortel Networks where he held several Marketing and Sales positions, including managing National Sales Teams and leading Major/Global Accounts selling multi-product solutions to Telecom Carriers.
Mr. Hartin earned a business degree from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, N.Y. and an M.B.A. from The American University in Washington, D.C.
Thomas D. Hickey
Mr. Hickey joined Iridium in 2011 as Chief Legal Officer and is responsible for all legal, regulatory, corporate governance and compliance matters at the company.
Before joining Iridium, Mr. Hickey spent more than 20 years in legal and management positions in the telecommunications industry. Most recently, he served as general counsel and corporate secretary at Primus Telecommunications Group, Inc., a global provider of advanced facilities-based communications solutions. Prior to that, he was general counsel of Cyren Call Communications Corporation, a provider of wireless communications services for first responders. Before joining Cyren Call, Mr. Hickey spent 17 years with Nextel Communications, Inc. and Sprint Nextel Corporation, most recently in the role of deputy general counsel. Mr. Hickey began his legal career at Jones Day in the firm's telecommunications practice. His previous experience also includes work in the White House, the Federal Communications Commission and the U.S. Congress.
Mr. Hickey holds a bachelor's degree in public policy from Duke University and a Juris Doctorate degree from Washington University School of Law.
Scott T. Scheimreif
Scott Scheimreif brings more than 10 years of experience to the satellite communications industry as well as over 17 years working closely with the U.S. Government and particularly the Department of Defense in the telecom industry.
As executive vice president for Iridium's Government Programs Division, he is responsible for business development and growth of the company's U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) business sector. Mr. Scheimreif manages Iridium's relationship with DISA's EMSS or Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services program which provides Iridium-based services to over 30,000 war fighters and other U.S. Government users.
During his tenure at Iridium, the EMSS program has increased the number of subscribers to this mission critical service by more than 173 percent. More recently, Scheimreif has been expanding Iridium's unique capabilities into the U.S. Department of Defense by offering a multicast, push-to-talk voice and data service. This service, known as Netted Iridium, is envisioned by many to help satisfy the growing demand for tactical, communications-on-the-move requirements for a variety of vertical markets – specifically the military.
Prior to Iridium, Scheimreif previously held positions at Anexsys, a software development company and PageNet, a leader in the wireless messaging market.
Scheimreif received his bachelor of science at Salisbury University and is an active member of the Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association (AFCEA) and The Satellite Industry Association.
S. Scott Smith
S. Scott Smith, has joined Iridium in April 2010 and serves as Chief Operating Officer, leading technology development and all ground and satellite operations including the Iridium NEXT initiative, the company's program to develop, build and launch its next-generation satellite constellation. He is also responsible for the maintenance and operations of the current generation of satellites and associated Gateway and ground terminals, as well as the development and manufacture of all subscriber equipment at the company. In 2013 he was appointed to Iridium’s Board of Directors.
Mr. Smith brings to Iridium 33 years of experience managing large, complex commercial satellite programs. Prior to Iridium, Mr. Smith served for four years as Chief Operating Officer of DigitalGlobe Inc., a commercial remote sensing satellite company, where he was responsible for the company's satellite and ground operations, engineering organization, and corporate and global expansion initiatives. During his tenure, he oversaw the development and launch of WorldView-1 and WorldView-2, the world's most sophisticated high-resolution imaging satellites.
From 1995-2005, Mr. Smith was a founder and served as executive vice president, sales, engineering and operations of Space Imaging Inc., which owned and operated IKONOS, the world's first one-meter resolution commercial imaging satellite. Mr. Smith's previous experiences include engineering and management roles at Lockheed Missiles and Space Company, including responsibility for spacecraft control products for the Iridium program at Lockheed from 1990-1994.
Mr. Smith holds a Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering from Syracuse University and Master of Science in aeronautical/astronautical engineering from Stanford University. He is based in Iridium's Tempe, Arizona office with the company's satellite and ground operations organizations.
Don L. Thoma
Don Thoma is the President and CEO of the newly formed Aireon LLC, a joint venture between Iridium and NAV CANADA. In this role, he is leading the Iridium NEXT hosted payload initiative to provide a transformational global air traffic surveillance capability by including an ADS-B receiver payload on each Iridium NEXT satellite. Mr. Thoma previously served as executive vice president, Marketing, at Iridium Communications Inc. where he was responsible for strategic marketing, product management and corporate communications for the company, as well as corporate initiatives related to Iridium NEXT - the next generation of the Iridium satellite constellation.
Prior to joining Iridium, from 2000-2001, he served as vice president of marketing and business development for ObjectVideo, Inc. From 1992-2000, Mr. Thoma held various positions of responsibility for ORBCOMM, ranging from senior director of transportation to founder and general manager of the Vantage Tracking Solutions business unit and vice president of business development. Prior to ORBCOMM, from 1988-1990, he was the director of integration and launch operations for Orbital Sciences Corporation.
Mr. Thoma served as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force Space Division from 1983-1988. He holds a bachelor's degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a master's degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Southern California and a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School.
|Date||Type||Shares Traded||Price Range|
|Mar 2, 2015||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||6,243||n/a|
|Dec 1, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||254||9.17|
|Sep 1, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||269||9.40|
|Jun 1, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||254||7.92|
|Mar 1, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||295||6.52|
|Dec 1, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||254||6.15|
|Sep 1, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||254||6.69|
|Jun 3, 2013||Sell||259||7.10|
|Mar 6, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||1,193||6.13|
|Mar 1, 2012||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||12,301||n/a|
|May 13, 2011||Disposition (Non Open Market)||15,000||8.56|
|Sep 29, 2009||Statement of Ownership||0||n/a|
|Sep 29, 2009||Buy||148,516||n/a|
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