ORBCOMM Announces Hiring of Patrick Shay, Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing

  ORBCOMM Announces Hiring of Patrick Shay, Executive Vice President, Sales &

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FORT LEE, N.J. -- December 04, 2012

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global satellite data communications company
specializing in two-way Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications, today
announced the hiring of Patrick Shay as Executive Vice President, Sales &

“We are pleased to bring Patrick on board,” said Marc Eisenberg, Chief
Executive Officer of ORBCOMM. “With his wealth of experience, we can
anticipate a major contribution by him to our continued success. As we lead up
to the launch of our next generation satellites, we expect Pat to play a
leading role.”

Mr. Shay has 25 years of innovative leadership experience in the GPS and
wireless markets. Most recently, he was Vice President & General Manager for
DeLorme. Prior to DeLorme, Mr. Shay served as Vice President & General Manager
of Data Services at Iridium Communications. Mr. Shay has also previously held
Vice President positions at Hughes Telematics, Sirius Satellite Radio and Rand

About ORBCOMM Inc.

ORBCOMM is a leading global satellite data communications company,
specializing in Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications. Its customers include
Caterpillar Inc., Doosan Infracore America, Hitachi Construction Machinery,
and Hyundai Heavy Industries, Asset Intelligence (a subsidiary of I.D.
Systems, Inc.), Komatsu Ltd., Manitowoc Crane Companies, Inc., and Volvo
Construction Equipment among other industry leaders. By means of a global
network of low-earth orbit (LEO) satellites and accompanying ground
infrastructure, ORBCOMM’s low-cost and reliable two-way data communication
services track, monitor and control mobile and fixed assets in our core
markets: commercial transportation; heavy equipment; industrial fixed assets;
marine and homeland security. ORBCOMM based products are installed on trucks,
containers, marine vessels, locomotives, backhoes, pipelines, oil wells,
utility meters, storage tanks and other assets. ORBCOMM is an innovator and
leading provider of solution services for the refrigerated and transportation
markets. Under its ReeferTrak,^® GenTrak,^TM and CargoWatch ^ TM brands, the
Company provides customers with the ability to proactively monitor, manage and
remotely control their refrigerated and transportation assets. Additionally,
ORBCOMM provides Automatic Identification System (AIS) data services for
vessel tracking and to improve maritime safety to government and commercial
customers worldwide. ORBCOMM is headquartered in Fort Lee, New Jersey and has
its network control center in Dulles, Virginia. For more information, visit

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements discussed in this press release constitute forward-looking
statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995. These forward-looking statements generally relate to ORBCOMM’s plans,
objectives and expectations for future events and include statements about
ORBCOMM’s expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, intentions, assumptions
and other statements that are not historical facts. Such forward-looking
statements, including those concerning the ORBCOMM’s expectations, are subject
to known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results
to differ materially from the results, projected, expected or implied by the
forward-looking statements, some of which are beyond ORBCOMM’s control, that
may cause ORBCOMM’s actual results, performance or achievements, or industry
results, to be materially different from any future results, performance or
achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. In
addition, specific consideration should be given to various factors described
in Part I, Item 1A. “Risk Factors” and Part II, Item 7. “Management’s
Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations,” and
elsewhere in ORBCOMM’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December
31, 2011, and other documents, on file with the Securities and Exchange
Commission. ORBCOMM undertakes no obligation to publicly revise any
forward-looking statements or cautionary factors, except as required by law.


Investor Inquiries:
Robert Costantini, 703-433-6305
EVP and Chief Financial Officer
Media Inquiries:
The Abernathy MacGregor Group
Jennifer Stroud, 212-371-5999
Vice President
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