Chief Financial Officer
Andrew Browne was appointed Chief Financial Officer on 12 February 2018.
Prior to this, Mr Browne was CFO of O3b Networks where he was a key player in bringing to reality the first MEO constellation providing service on a global basis to customers in the Maritime, Energy, Enterprise and Government sectors. Prior to joining O3B, he was Chief Financial Officer and member of the management board at SES from 2010. He was also on the boards of Yahsat and O3B.
Mr Browne was the CFO and Deputy CEO of Intelsat between 1995 and 1998. He then served as CFO of New Skies between 1998 and 2008, overseeing IPO's on the NYSE and Euronext before creating shareholder value through private sales to the Blackstone Group and ultimately to SES.
Mr Browne previously held CFO and board positions at a number of global companies and organizations specializing in the telecommunications, technology and financial sectors including Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in Silicon Valley, where he was responsible for running both the Global financial sales and marketing operations as well as having previously being responsible for developing financial operations in countries such as China, India, Korea and Japan.
Mr Browne has been on the board of Tom Tom prior to going public where he was subsequently appointed chairman. He was also chairman of the audit and risk committee of OSN in Dubai. He is vice chairman of the International Space University and has an MBA from Trinity College in Ireland.
Mr Browne is an Irish national.