Inmarsat Appoints Managing Director for India

                Inmarsat Appoints Managing Director for India

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, January 21, 2013

LONDON, January 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite
communications services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Navin
Kapila as its Managing Director for India.

Navin brings many years of highly relevant experience to his new position at
Inmarsat. This includes his role as a senior official within the Indian
Government's Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and senior
executive posts with ICO Global, a global telecommunications company. Navin
currently serves as a non-executive Board Member of Telkom South Africa and an
International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Special Adviser for Emergency

In October 2012, Navin was presented with the only individual award by ITU
Secretary-General Hamadoun Touré at the ITU's first Humanitarian Awards

Rupert Pearce, Inmarsat's Chief Executive Officer said, "I am delighted that
Navin is joining Inmarsat and will assume this position for us. We believe
India presents an exciting market for us and we look forward to developing
opportunities which will benefit the universal rollout of telecoms
infrastructure to users throughout the country, wherever they may be working
or living."

About Inmarsat

Inmarsat plc is the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications
services. Since 1979, Inmarsat has been providing reliable voice and
high-speed data communications to governments, enterprises and other
organizations, with a range of services that can be used on land, at sea or in
the air. Inmarsat employs around 1,500 staff in more than 40 locations around
the world, with a presence in the major ports and centres of commerce on every
continent. For more information, please visit

Contact: Media Contact: Jonathan Sinnatt, Media Relations, Inmarsat, Tel:
+44(0)20-7728-1935, Mob: +44(0)7951-516-395, Email:
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