The Global VSAT Forum (GVF) has announced the appointment of Irina Petrov to serve as its Vice President for Marketing and Membership with effect on 5 March 2019. Ms. Petrov brings over twenty years of experience in the satellite industry serving the last eleven years with Onlime Group that provides premium business communications to customers across the globe, with the last five years as its Vice President for Marketing. Ms. Petrov has also worked for several satellite operators in marketing and project management positions. Additionally possessing significant experience planning and organizing conference events and writing articles for satellite industry media, Ms. Petrov will bring an extensive set of skills, knowledge, and a network of relationships that will enable GVF to significantly increase the services offered to its membership and grow it to an even stronger satellite community.
“Ms. Petrov is extremely well-known and well-regarded within the satellite industry and her mix of skills and experience will enable GVF to increase its value to its global membership” said David Meltzer, GVF’s Secretary General. “Irina will diversify the types of benefits provided to members, deepen our relationships with members, and broaden GVF’s membership. We are very fortunate to have Ms. Petrov join GVF.”
“I am very excited to be joining GVF after two decades of being their keen supporter. I have always admired the idea behind it, passion and effort that kept GVF going, with only one goal in mind - to represent and support satellite industry. That is a very noble mission. I am committed to contribute to the evolution of this truly inspiring organization, and support members as they grow with us” said Ms. Petrov.