IBC 2010 – AMSTERDAM. EchoStar Europe has announced the appointment of Rhod Williams as general manager of its European operations. Welsh-born Williams will now lead the European management team and will oversee engineering, operations, sales and marketing.
Williams brings with him a wealth of experience, most recently as senior vice president of engineering at EchoStar Technologies in the United States where he spearheaded EchoStar’s global research and development efforts, overseeing the development and launch of state-of-the-art products for key customers such as DISH Network, Bell TV, and Cyfrowy Polsat.
VP sales and marketing Rick Smith and VP operations Bob Wadey will both report to Williams, who will be UK-based.