Erik Hansen Joins Satmex as Director of Sales North America

Satélites Mexicanos, S.A. de C.V. (“Satmex”) has announced that on

August 27, 2012, Mr. Erik Hansen joined Satmex as Director of Sales

North America.

Mr. Hansen has more than 12 years’ experience in the North America

Telecommunications market, with main emphasis in Satellite

communications. His Engineering background provides him with a broad

knowledge of protocols, applications and network configurations to

maximize performance. His solid understanding of customer needs has been

the basis of his continued success in his sales career.

Mr. Hansen has developed his professional career with diversified

positions in Engineering and Sales in PanAmSat Corporation, Norcomp, the

United States Army, Intelsat Corporation, and most recently in Tachyon

Networks, where he was serving as Vice President of Sales.

“We are very pleased to announce the addition of Erik Hansen to


North America is a market of significant importance to

us, and we are convinced that, with the experience and professionalism

that Erik brings to our sales force, our capacity to satisfy our current

and future customers will be greatly enhanced,” expressed Javier

Recio, Satmex’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Satmex is positioned for a new era of growth with the launch of Satmex 8

in the 4Q of 2012 and the launch of Satmex 7 at the beginning of 2015.

The addition of these satellites represents a significant expansion of

the fleet.

About Satmex

Satmex is a significant provider of fixed satellite services (“FSS”) in

the Americas, with coverage of more than 90% of the population of the

region across more than 45 nations and territories. As one of only two

privately managed FSS providers based in Latin America, Satmex (together

with its predecessors) has designed, procured, launched and operated

three generations of satellites during a period of over 26 years.

Satmex’s current fleet is comprised of three satellites in highly

attractive, adjacent orbital slots that enable its customers to

effectively serve their entire coverage footprint utilizing a single

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