Sea Tel is pleased to announce that it has hired Mr. Chris Insall as the Manager, Commercial Programmes. Chris will be responsible for new business development. He will be based in the UK and will work from the Cobham Leatherhead office. Chris will report to Peter Broadhurst, Director of Sales and Marketing. Insall has worked in the maritime satellite communications for over 15years and joins Sea Tel from Inmarsat, where he was the Maritime Product Manager.
Since 2000, Insall worked at Inmarsat with roles encompassing Business and Product Management in areas including deployment of Inmarsat’s flagship Fleet and FleetBroadband product portfolios and integration of new value-added services such as safety, telemetry, and VoIP telephony. At Inmarsat, Insall worked on diverse range of projects including relaunch of the original analog Inmarsat A system in 2000, to the deployment of new services using smaller, omni-directional antennas (SPS and GSPS FleetPhone – a replacement for mini-M).
Prior to Inmarsat, Insall worked at Dataworks, a LAN specialist for maritime operators, BIMCOM, a maritime messaging division of Cable and Wireless, and Enlighten software, a provider of mainframe systems management software (Tandem and UNIX open systems).
He holds an MSc degree in Software Engineering and a BA degree in business and foreign languages.