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MTN Government Services Appoints Robert Turner as Vice President of Business Development and Government Contract Compliance
Industry Veteran Joins Division to Increase Company Footprint in the Public Sector
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LEESBURG, Va.

LEESBURG, Va., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MTN Government Services (MTNGS), a subsidiary of MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), the global provider of communications, connectivity and content services to remote locations around the world, today announced the addition of Robert Turner as Vice President of Business Development and Government Contract Compliance, reporting directly to Jim Ramsey, President of MTNGS. In this position, Mr. Turner will oversee all business development for MTNGS specifically focusing on revenue growth, contract vehicles, market share, adding new service offerings and aligning more closely with industry partners.

"MTN Government Services is a global telecommunications integrator dedicated to providing fully managed, turnkey solutions to meet the mission-critical needs of our men and women in uniform as well as all of the departments and agencies within the U.S. Government," said Mr. Ramsey. "With more than 25 years in the telecommunications industry, Robert's background and track record of success in government business development will be instrumental in taking our organization to the next level within the Public Sector. We look forward to adding his experience, expertise and leadership to our team."

Mr. Turner has more than two decades of experience in leading business development teams in the U.S. and internationally to deliver integrated terrestrial and satellite telecommunications solutions to support mission critical applications. Prior to joining MTN Government Services, he served as Senior Vice President, Business Development & Strategic Marketing at Spacenet Integrated Government Solutions (SIGS) and held management positions at Comtech EF Data, SES New Skies, Equant and Global One. Mr. Turner was also Director of Sales, Civilian Agencies and Counter-Intelligence Programs at Sprint Government Systems Division where he led teams that secured federal and state-level government business valued at over $1 billion. Throughout his career, Mr. Turner has served in advisory roles with groups including the National Coordinating Center for Telecommunication (NCC), National Security and Emergency Preparedness NS/EP, the 2009 President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) Satellite Task Force (STF), and the Satellite Industry Association (SIA) Mission Assurance Working Group (MAWG).

"MTN Government Services is growing rapidly and U.S. government agencies continue to use its reliable satellite communications for troops overseas," said Mr. Turner. "I look forward to working with the MTNGS team and helping them continue to achieve the vision of providing uncompromising communications to government departments and agencies as well as expand MTNGS' footprint in the private sector."

About MTN Government Services
MTN Government Services (MTNGS), a subsidiary of MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), delivers uncompromising communications and commitment to ensure mission-critical efforts are connected anytime, anywhere. Serving government and NGO customers worldwide, MTNGS provides "Always On - Always Available" connectivity that offers cost-effective, flexible and reliable broadband network systems on land or at sea. MTNGS is based in Leesburg, Va. For more information, visit www.mtngs.com. MTN Corporate headquarters is based in Miramar, FL. For more information, visit www.mtnsat.com.

    MTN Press Contacts

    Katherine Estacio
    +1.206.838.7700 office
    +1.206.390.0482 mobile
    katherine.estacio@mtnsat.com

    Christy Pittman
    Welz & Weisel Communications for MTN
    +1.703.218.3555 office
    +1.703.200.1065 mobile
    christy@w2comm.com

SOURCE MTN Government Services

SOURCE: MTN Government Services

MTN Government Services Appoints Robert Turner as Vice President of Business Development and Government Contract Compliance

Industry Veteran Joins Division to Increase Company Footprint in the Public Sector

PR Newswire

LEESBURG, Va., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MTN Government Services (MTNGS), a subsidiary of MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), the global provider of communications, connectivity and content services to remote locations around the world, today announced the addition of Robert Turner as Vice President of Business Development and Government Contract Compliance, reporting directly to Jim Ramsey, President of MTNGS. In this position, Mr. Turner will oversee all business development for MTNGS specifically focusing on revenue growth, contract vehicles, market share, adding new service offerings and aligning more closely with industry partners.

"MTN Government Services is a global telecommunications integrator dedicated to providing fully managed, turnkey solutions to meet the mission-critical needs of our men and women in uniform as well as all of the departments and agencies within the U.S. Government," said Mr. Ramsey. "With more than 25 years in the telecommunications industry, Robert's background and track record of success in government business development will be instrumental in taking our organization to the next level within the Public Sector. We look forward to adding his experience, expertise and leadership to our team."

Mr. Turner has more than two decades of experience in leading business development teams in the U.S. and internationally to deliver integrated terrestrial and satellite telecommunications solutions to support mission critical applications. Prior to joining MTN Government Services, he served as Senior Vice President, Business Development & Strategic Marketing at Spacenet Integrated Government Solutions (SIGS) and held management positions at Comtech EF Data, SES New Skies, Equant and Global One. Mr. Turner was also Director of Sales, Civilian Agencies and Counter-Intelligence Programs at Sprint Government Systems Division where he led teams that secured federal and state-level government business valued at over $1 billion. Throughout his career, Mr. Turner has served in advisory roles with groups including the National Coordinating Center for Telecommunication (NCC), National Security and Emergency Preparedness NS/EP, the 2009 President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) Satellite Task Force (STF), and the Satellite Industry Association (SIA) Mission Assurance Working Group (MAWG).

"MTN Government Services is growing rapidly and U.S. government agencies continue to use its reliable satellite communications for troops overseas," said Mr. Turner. "I look forward to working with the MTNGS team and helping them continue to achieve the vision of providing uncompromising communications to government departments and agencies as well as expand MTNGS' footprint in the private sector."

About MTN Government Services
MTN Government Services (MTNGS), a subsidiary of MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), delivers uncompromising communications and commitment to ensure mission-critical efforts are connected anytime, anywhere. Serving government and NGO customers worldwide, MTNGS provides "Always On – Always Available" connectivity that offers cost-effective, flexible and reliable broadband network systems on land or at sea. MTNGS is based in Leesburg, Va. For more information, visit www.mtngs.com. MTN Corporate headquarters is based in Miramar, FL. For more information, visit www.mtnsat.com.

MTN Press Contacts

 

Katherine Estacio
+1.206.838.7700 office
+1.206.390.0482 mobile
katherine.estacio@mtnsat.com


 

Christy Pittman

Welz & Weisel Communications for MTN

+1.703.218.3555 office

+1.703.200.1065 mobile

christy@w2comm.com


SOURCE MTN Government Services


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