Wayne Hundsdorfer Promoted to COO at Satcom Direct Satellite Beach, Fla. (June 4, 2013) – Satcom Direct, provider of satellite voice, fax, datalink and Internet communications solutions, has promoted Wayne Hundsdorfer to Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the company.
Hundsdorfer joined Satcom Direct in March 2007 as Director of Business Aviation Sales and most recently was Vice President of Sales for North, South and Central America for the company and was based in St. Louis, Missouri. In his new position as COO, he will oversee worldwide activities in key operations, sales and marketing and will be based at the company headquarters in Satellite Beach, Florida.
“I am excited to contribute in an executive capacity to Satcom Direct’s expanding global presence,” said Wayne Hundsdorfer. “Our company’s growth demonstrates that our technical experts, products and services are a necessary component within the business aviation industry.” Hundsdorfer continues, “These products and services define our past successes and drive future developments, and I look forward to being involved as we continue expanding our solutions to strengthen our customers’ user experience.”
Prior to joining Satcom Direct, Hundsdorfer worked for Honeywell as the Midwest Regional Sales Manager. His 31 years of business aviation experience includes Senior Field Rep positions with Gulfstream Aerospace and McDonnell Douglas and Director of Sales at Midcoast Aviation.
Hundsdorfer served in the U.S. Navy for five years as an Aviation Electronics Technician, working on the F4J Phantom. He holds a degree in Marketing from Prince George Community College and is an instrument-rated pilot.
“Wayne has been a key driver in aligning Satcom Direct with the products and services our dealer network needs,” said Jim Jensen, founder and owner of Satcom Direct. “Wayne’s accomplishments and strong track record are assets that have helped Satcom Direct in our continued growth and expansion, and I look forward to continuing our strong working relationship.”
About Satcom Direct
Satcom Direct is the leading provider of satellite voice and broadband data solutions for flight deck and cabin communications serving business, military, government, and heads of state aircraft. The company is a premier Inmarsat Distribution Partner, Iridium Service Partner, and ViaSat Yonder's preferred reseller, supporting more than ninety percent of all corporate flight departments worldwide. Satcom Direct continues to advance its services through mobile applications and value adds – from flight deck datalink to cabin communications – making Satcom Direct the leader in aeronautical satcom service. For more information regarding Satcom Direct, visit www.satcomdirect.com, e-mail [email protected], or call +1.321.777.3000. To view Satcom Direct’s portable satellite communication equipment and services, including satellite phones and BGAN units, visit www.satcomstore.com, e-mail [email protected], or call +1.321.777.0771.