Datapath announces senior leadership expansion
Carsten Drachmann has been named Vice President and General Manager for DataPath’s Portable Satellite Terminals business unit based in Sweden.
Mr. Drachmann has a long track record of success in commercial markets and extensive international business experience. Over the past 25 years, he has delivered large-scale revenue, profit and market share growth for companies in the telecommunications and entertainment industries.
Prior DataPath, Mr. Drachmann served in a number of senior leadership positions with telecommunications giant Nokia, in a range of roles from product development, to sales and marketing, to running regional operations.
George Tong will serve as DataPath’s Vice President of Global Engineering and Technology.
A 30-year veteran of the satellite industry, Dr. Tong has been instrumental in the development of a comprehensive range of antennas for Fixed Satellite Services (FSS), as well as Communications-On-The-Pause (COTP) and Communications-On-The-Move (COTM) terminals for the Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) market.
Particularly notable is his leadership in the design of an innovative low profile, high-gain semi-phased array antenna for COTM application. ■