ITC Global has announced that it has named Jean-Michel Rouylou as its new Executive Vice President of Americas and Maritime Solutions. The move comes as the company expands its organization and establishes its Americas regional headquarters in Houston, Texas. The new appointment and regional headquarters are part of ITC Global's expanding presence as a premier satellite communications service provider to the oil and gas, mining and maritime markets.
Over the past several months, ITC Global has made significant investments in its Americas operations, including a new office in Houston and upgraded teleport and network facilities in its New Orleans location. The company also recently added a number of industry veterans to its Americas organization including Steven Newstead, as Vice President of Americas Sales and Michael Neugebauer as Vice President of Americas Operations. Both will report to Jean-Michel, in his new capacity as EVP of Americas. The new Americas headquarters in Houston joins existing regional headquarters for Europe Middle-East Africa based in Yverdon, Switzerland and regional headquarters for Asia Pacific based in Perth, Australia.
As Executive Vice President for the region, Jean-Michel Rouylou is responsible for customer service, sales, operations, and financial performance across all vertical markets served in the Americas. Jean-Michel has been with ITC Global for over two years, serving as the Senior Vice President of Maritime Solutions. He will continue to serve as the company's senior executive in charge of maritime business, as he takes on the new role. His background includes over 20 years of service with Schlumberger, the world's largest oilfield services company. During his tenure, Jean-Michel served in a variety of senior level roles including Vice President of Global Communications. He also brings extensive international experience in the energy industry, having lived abroad on assignment for Schlumberger in Singapore, the United Arab Emirates, Nigeria, France, the United Kingdom and the United States. Mr. Rouylou holds a degree in Mechanical and Electronics Engineering from Ecole National Superieur des Arts et Metiers in Paris.