Business aviation connectivity provider Gogo has announced the appointment of Gustavo Nader as Chief Strategy Officer, a newly created position that will oversee the business's strategy and be responsible for facilitating strategic planning, sustaining implementation efforts, and exploring strategic opportunities and partnerships through business development.
Nader joins Gogo with 30 years of experience in the terrestrial and satellite communications industries. He was previously Head of Strategy for Thales InFlyt Experience. Prior to that, he was Vice President of International Corporate Development with Echostar, Head of Business Development and Strategy for Inmarsat in the Americas, and also held senior positions with Ligado Networks and T-Mobile.
Oakleigh Thorne, Chairman and CEO of Gogo, said of the new appointment: “With Gustavo's breadth of experience and expertise, he will be tasked with directing our strategic planning efforts as Gogo continues to capitalize on our competitive advantages and innovative technologies. I'm confident he will help us to anticipate and interpret market shifts, realize long-term growth opportunities, and drive shareholder value.”
Gogo at the same time also appointed Melissa Hale as Senior Vice President of Product and Marketing, another newly created position that will be responsible for driving alignment in Gogo's Product and Marketing organisations.