Richard Mortellaro

President and CEO of Eutelsat America Corp.

Richard has enjoyed an extensive career spanning 30 years in the satellite industry, leading global sales, marketing and business development activities of companies; first as a Broadcast Sales Director at Intelsat, and subsequently within Loral Skynet Group which merged with Telesat in 2007 in the positions of Global Sales VP and latterly International Sales VP.

Prior to joining Eutelsat, Richard was Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Fixed Satellite Services Business Development Activities at EchoStar Satellite Services L.L.C.

He has an MA in Communications from the University of New Orleans and a BA in Communications from Loyola University (New Orleans).

Tony Rayner

Chief Operating Officer

Tony leads commercial and technical operations for Eutelsat America Corp. (EAC). After serving a key role as a consultant in the establishment of what is now EAC, Tony joined EAC on a full-time basis in 2003 and served as SVP, Business Development prior to assuming the COO role.

Prior to EAC, Tony was Director of Network Operations for Diversified Communications Inc. (DCI) after it absorbed the Teleglobe business, where he served as Implementation Manager, Broadcast Network. Prior to that Tony held a variety of business and technical operations roles at Kingston TLI, Worldspace, Worldwide Television News – WTN (now part of APTN), NTL (now part of Arqiva), Starbird Satellite Services (part of WTN) and British Aerospace Communications.

Tony began his career at British Telecom International and has an HNC in Communications Engineering and an ONC in Communications from Cornwall College of Further and Higher Education.

Paul Attner

Senior Vice President of Government Services

Paul serves as the Senior Vice President of Government Services for Eutelsat America Corp. Paul is responsible for sales revenues for Eutelsat’s US entity. These responsibilities include developing business utilizing the Eutelsat satellite fleet covering Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Before joining the company in April 2008, Paul served as Senior Sales Director at Intelsat. Additionally, he was employed 10 years with Loral Skynet in various positions that included VP of Sales, VP Marketing, Director of Product Management and Business Development. Prior to that, Paul spent 10 years at AT&T in their Network Services division. Paul holds an MBA in Technology Management at Fairleigh Dickerson University and a BS in Finance at Montclair State University.

Lesley Rahman

Senior Vice President of Engineering and Service Delivery

Lesley serves as the Senior Vice President of Engineering and Service Delivery for EAC. Lesley is responsible for day-to-day technical operations, Sales Engineering, bid support for space segment and managed services, assisting with new service development, and IT services including IA pre.

Lesley previously served as Director of Engineering at Intelsat General Corporation (IGC), Intelsat’s US Proxy-established business unit where she managed Customer Sales Engineering, Ground Systems Engineering and IT. Prior to joining IGC, Lesley held several space and satellite technology positions at Honeywell Technology Solutions, notably as the GOES-R Space-Ground Communications Development Manager. Prior to that, Lesley served as Mission Planning Engineer for ANSER Corporation. Lesley holds a BA in Applied Mathematics from Carroll College and an MS in Space Studies from the University of North Dakota.