Felix Damiba was appointed as the Managing Director of Africa, Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) announced. Damiba’s position was newly created and will be making him responsible for business development, managing sales and operations for the African market.
“We are delighted to have Felix join us at ABS,” said ABS Chief Executive Officer, Tom Choi. “Felix brings more than 30 years of experience in the industry and will demonstrate strong leadership skills in various disciplines to bring ABS’s presence in Africa to another level. He will be responsible for business development, sales, and project and service management. We are confident that Felix’s experience in sales and customer relations as well as his high standard of service delivery will help our future expansion for this growing region.”
Damiba, according to ABS, used to be the Sales Director at Comtech EF Data with a strong track record for both commercial and government clients for the African region. He held various positions in Sales and Engineering with Intelsat and was the CTO of National Telecommunications of Burkina Faso, as well. Damiba holds an MBA from Loyola College in Maryland, and a Master of Science in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest.