New CEO appointed at AeroMobile; Change of leadership at aviation GSM operator
(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) AeroMobile, the leading mobile phone operator for the aviation industry, has announced the appointment of Kevin Rogers as CEO. Rogers, previously Head of Revenue Development at AeroMobile, takes over from Pal Bjordal, who has led the company for the past two and a half years.
Bjordal will return to his native Norway and to the Oslo-based headquarters of Telenor, one of the world's largest telecoms companies and a major shareholder in AeroMobile.
Rogers joined AeroMobile in February 2008 from Telenor, where he was Director and Vice President of Group Marketing.
He has also held a number of roles with Nortel Networks, including Director of Sales for the company's Canadian operation.
Rogers will take over Bjordal's responsibilities from 1 March, driving forward the company's plans for expansion in 2013. "Pal has laid the foundations for a very exciting phase in AeroMobile's development; we have seen accelerated growth over the past 12 months and 2013 promises to be a landmark year for us," said Kevin Rogers, CEO of AeroMobile.
"I'm delighted to be taking over the reins at such a crucial stage in the company's development; this year we've already seen traffic on the network outstrip the last six months of 2012, and we're aiming to double the number of airlines offering the AeroMobile service before the end of the year," continues Rogers.
AeroMobile Communications Limited is a UK-based GSM service provider for the aviation industry. AeroMobile provides world class, proven, technology and services that enable airline passengers to use their own mobile phones for voice, texting and mobile data whilst inflight.
As part of the Panasonic Group's Global Communication Suite, AeroMobile's services are available for installation either at the point of aircraft manufacture (line fit) or on aircraft in service (retrofit) across both Airbus and Boeing aircraft.
Since 2008, over 15 million passengers have connected to the AeroMobile network inflight.
The AeroMobile service is currently available across ten airlines, including Emirates, Etihad and Virgin Atlantic, with the number expected to double in 2013.
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