Gregory Ewert of Inmarsat Elected to Board of the Connected Vehicle Trade Association (CVTA)

Detroit, MI – October 3, 2016 — Inmarsat (ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services and The Connected Vehicle Trade Association, Inc. (CVTA), the world’s largest and preeminent business league in vehicle communications, today announced that Gregory Ewert, President, Inmarsat Connected Car Program has been elected as a Member of the CVTA Board of Directors. Inmarsat has also joined CVTA as a Corporate Member. CVTA members work to promote the deployment of Connected Vehicle solutions for safety, mobility, convenience and commercial applications.

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Ewert, who joined Inmarsat in 2013 has recently been appointed head of their Connected Car Program and is responsible for the overall strategy and development of this opportunity.  Prior to this position he served as President, Inmarsat Enterprise where he was responsible for overall global business strategy and direction of the company’s Enterprise business unit. He has more than 25 years of senior executive leadership experience across a wide range of technologies in the telecommunications field.

“Satellite services are going to play an integral part in accelerating innovation and development of connected vehicle services and solutions, said Gregory Ewert, President, Inmarsat Connected Car Program. “Inmarsat is able to deliver real-time global coverage, reliability and security that today’s connected vehicle ecosystem demands, enabling the automotive industry to deliver on the exciting future of the connected vehicle.”

Scott McCormick, president of the Connected Vehicle Trade Association said: “With eighteen different business sectors participating in CVTA, the inclusion of Inmarsat provides for an even richer understanding of challenges and potential solutions for real-time communications for transportation globally.”

About Inmarsat

Inmarsat plc is the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services. Since 1979, Inmarsat has been providing reliable voice and high-speed data communications to governments, enterprises and other organizations, with a range of services that can be used on land, at sea or in the air. Inmarsat operates in more than 60 locations around the world, with a presence in the major ports and centres of commerce on every continent. Inmarsat is listed on the London Stock Exchange (ISAT.L). For more information, please visit www.inmarsat.com.

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About the Connected Vehicle Trade Association

Headquartered in Plymouth, Mich., the CVTA is a non-profit business league established to facilitate the interaction and advance the interests of the entities involved in the vehicle communication environment. The organization enables the collaboration of companies, organizations, and governmental bodies engaged in developing bidirectional vehicle communications. To learn more, visit www.connectedvehicle.org or contact Scott McCormick at sjm@connectedvehicle.org.


For further information

Alison Stokes
Corporate Communications
Inmarsat
+44 207 728 1492
Alison.Stokes@inmarsat.com
Scott McCormick
President
CVTA
+1 734 730 8665
sjm@connectedvehicle.org

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