Thursday, May 11, 2006

WorldSpace Hires Brown+Armstrong

WorldSpace Satellite Radio has hired two TV industry veterans in Asia to become joint COO's.

They are Gregory B. Armstrong and Alexander P. "Sandy" Brown.

Armstrong will oversee WORLDSPACE's sales, customer care, technology and distribution functions.

Brown will guide the company's marketing and content departments, and will drive market development activities in Europe, China and other new markets.

Behind the moves is Noah Samara, Chairman and COO of WORLDSPACE.

Armstrong's arrival will be in June. He was COO with Jupiter Telecommunications Co., Ltd. (J:COM) a joint venture between Tele- Communications International, Inc. and Sumitomo Corporation in Tokyo.

Brown already in situ at WorldSpace was previously President and CEO of CNBC Asia Pacific.

Armstrong and Brown will take over the duties previously held Andy Ras-Work who is leaving the company.

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