SES Video expands Asia-Pacific capabilities with two senior hires


Two new senior appointments will bolster SES Video’s growth strategy and enhance support for the evolving needs of video and media customers in the fast-growing Asia-Pacific video market.

In an announcement by SES, SES Video has welcomed to the fold experienced industry professionals Yew Weng Soo as Vice President, Sales & Market Development and John Huddle as Director, Market Development, for Asia-Pacific.

Yew Weng Soo brings more than 25 years of industry experience to his new role at SES Video, driving business strategy, commercial activities, and the creation of new, value-added solutions for customers in Asia-Pacific. Yew previously helmed media service provider Globecast’s Asia business, where he assumed responsibility for setting its strategic direction and managing business development. He has held a range of senior sales, marketing and business roles with satellite operators Intelsat and Loral CyberStar, and communications solutions provider Verestar.

John Huddle is tasked with developing new business opportunities across the region and driving strategic relationships and ventures with key stakeholders, including customers, governments, regulatory bodies, vendors and service providers. In a career spanning 15 years, Huddle has led regional market development and driven customer engagement strategy for satellite operator Intelsat and mobile satellite communications company Thuraya.

Deepak Mathur, Executive Vice President, Global Sales at SES Video, said, “We are thrilled to have Soo and John on board with our Asia-Pacific team. Between them, they bring a wealth of regional experience, dual perspectives from an operator and customer lens, and proven track records in achieving business growth and establishing strategic relationships. Soo and John will have instrumental roles to play as we execute on our growth strategy and continue empowering our customers to fully capitalise on new opportunities in the video sector.”

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