Thuraya’s CEO Samer Halawi has been named "Satellite Executive of the Year" by the Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC).
Halawi was recognized at the organization’s 12th annual awards ceremony, which took place in Seoul, South Korea, as part of the APSCC’s 2015 Satellite Conference and Exhibition.
Halawi, CEO said, "On behalf of Thuraya and our whole team, I am really grateful to receive this prestigious award in recognition of our contribution to the satellite industry. It is a great honor for Thuraya to be recognized for having transformed itself into what is today a progressive, successful business."
"This award recognizes the success of the Thuraya team, and the difference we are making together with our partners across the Asia Pacific region," he added.
Thuraya has enjoyed triple digit growth in Asia for three years in a row in the maritime sector alone. The company expects this sector to grow further due to strong demand for its products, which offer both exceptional performance and value, and a compelling, competitive alternative for customers.