2 May 2023, Seoul, Korea – In an election taking place over in April, the membership of the Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) has appointed Terry Bleakley as APSCC President. The appointment takes effect immediately and continues through the end of April 2025. Bleakley assumes the leadership of APSCC, succeeding Gregg Daffner in the position.
“It is an exciting time in the APAC satellite industry, with so much going on in new space and so many emerging commercial space endeavors,” Bleakley said. “I am looking forward, with the support of APSCC members and the Board, to actively engaging in and taking a more prominent role in promoting the mutual interests of the entire industry as well as in helping the Organization achieve its goal to enter a new era.”
Bleakley has extensive management experience and expertise in the satellite industry of the Asia-Pacific region. He currently serves in a senior advisory role for Intelsat, based out of New Zealand, involved in strategic initiatives within the company. Bleakley began serving as Intelsat’s Regional Vice President, Asia-Pacific in November 2010. In the role, he was responsible for the management of Intelsat’s sales and marketing activities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to the position, Bleakley served as Vice President Sales and Marketing and Vice President, Commercial Operations for MEASAT from 2006 to 2010.