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AsiaSat announces senior executive promotions

(3 May 2018 - AsiaSat) AsiaSat has announced the promotions of two senior executives to lead the company’s two key technical teams.

Fred Ho, Director of Technical Operations, has been promoted to Vice President, Technical Operations. Fred Ho has over 25 years’ experience in the satellite communications industry. In his new role, Fred Ho will lead the technical operations team with responsibility for overseeing the operations of the company’s satellite fleet and earth stations, teleport and customer network services. Fred Ho holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics for Technology from Carleton University in Canada and a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from the City University of Hong Kong.

Fred Vong, Director of Engineering, has been promoted to Vice President, Engineering. Fred Vong has over 20 years of satellite and telecommunications service experience. In his expanded role, Fred Vong will lead the engineering team in supporting customer activities, from network design to implementation, developing spacecraft programs, managing spectrum resources of the company and working with other departments to assess and crystallise opportunity from new technologies. Fred Vong has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and Master of Philosophy from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the University of Hong Kong, and the Bachelor of Law from Manchester Metropolitan University.

On the new promotions, AsiaSat’s CEO, Dr. Roger Tong, said, “I am very pleased to announce these promotions and welcome Fred Ho and Fred Vong to join the AsiaSat management team. Their promotions to vice president are a testament to their commitment and contributions to AsiaSat’s growth. I am delighted that they have grown with the company to take on these crucial roles. Their strong leadership, diverse knowledge and experience will be vital to lead their talented teams to drive the continued expansion and enhancements of our satellite fleet and service solutions to customers.”

About AsiaSat

Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat), the leading satellite operator in Asia, serves over two-thirds of the world's population with its seven satellites, AsiaSat 3S, AsiaSat 4, AsiaSat 5, AsiaSat 6, AsiaSat 7 and AsiaSat 8, and the new AsiaSat 9. The AsiaSat satellite fleet serves both the broadcast and telecommunications industries. Over 600 television and radio channels are now delivered by the company's satellites offering access to more than 830 million TV households across the Asia-Pacific region. AsiaSat is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings Limited, a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (Stock Code: 1135).