KVH Industries has announced that Brent Bruun, currently executive vice president of mobile broadband for the company, has been promoted to the newly created position of chief operating officer (COO).
In this position, Bruun will assume direct responsibility for KVH’s corporate development, as well as operational responsibility for mobile communications products and services for maritime and land markets. His purview as COO covers the customer lifecycle from sales and manufacturing through customer onboarding and on into long-term services, support, and customer retention.
Bruun joined KVH in early 2008, and has served as executive vice president of the mobile broadband group, the company’s largest business unit. Bruun was previously senior vice president with satellite operator SES Americom, and gained strong corporate financial background from positions held with GE Capital and KPMG earlier in his career.