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MSUA Board of Directors: Vice-Chairman

Applied Satellite Technology Ltd


Mark Sykes is a Group Board Director of Applied Satellite Technology Ltd, a tier 1 provider of MSS and FSS satellite solutions. With over 25 years’ experience in the satellite industry in leadership roles with organizations such as Inmarsat, SES, and AST. Mark has been involved in almost all aspects of MSS and FSS service delivery to a diverse range of market sectors and geographies. Specialising in the commercial aspects of satellite, he led the merger with Aces which resulted in Inmarsat’s first handheld proposition, was a key member of Inmarsat’s BGAN launch team and led a business development team in SES looking at strategic growth and diversification. Mark’s responsibilities at AST include M&A and strategic alliances, new services introduction and solutions & applications across AST’s global footprint.

Mark has participated in MSUA Board meetings and led the IoT subcommittee. He has also worked on member recruitment.

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