Inmarsat has announced Rajeev Suri, former Nokia CEO, to succeed Rupert Pearce with effect from 1 March 2021.
Pearce will step down as CEO from 28 February 2021. Suri, who will be based in the UK, will also become a director of Connect Bidco Limited, the holding company for Inmarsat,
Suri said: “I am very excited to join Inmarsat, and to work closely with such skilled people, at such an important moment for the company and the satellite communications industry as a whole. I have been very impressed by the capabilities and ambitions of the company and its partner community and wish to pay tribute to their ethos, drive and ingenuity. Together, they have established technology leadership in satellite mobility, underpinned by a unique understanding of the customer.”