Globalstar Announces Senior Leadership Changes For Increased Focus In Commercial IoT

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  • Mandala has been with Globalstar for 15 years
  • Mandala will lead the partnership and sales efforts driving Globalstar’s Commercial IoT business, which is expected to drive the growth of the satellite business’s revenue going forward

Globalstar, Inc has announced a series of senior leadership and organisational changes to drive growth within the Commercial IoT sector. It has appointed Jim Mandala to the role of Vice President of Commercial IoT Sales with global responsibilities. Mandala has been with Globalstar for 15 years, and previously held the Vice President General Manager title overseeing sales in Canada and Europe, in addition to restructuring business operations in Africa.

Mandala will lead the partnership and sales efforts driving Globalstar’s Commercial IoT business, which is expected to drive the growth of the satellite business’s revenue going forward. With appointment of Mandala to this new role, Vice President of Emerging Technologies, Chris Gray will join Jim’s team to focus on continued IoT business development, sales and maintaining Globalstar’s existing value-added reseller base (VAR).

Two years with Samsung Electronics as director of sales

David Kagan, CEO of Globalstar, said, “Jim is a proven leader within our company and has a track record of success in our Canadian, European and African markets. As we continue to prioritize our Commercial IoT business, we are confident that Jim will drive the growth needed for the success of Globalstar in this category.”

Before Globalstar, Mandala spent two years with Samsung Electronics as director of sales, where he was responsible for national and regional sales. Prior to this, he served as Director of Operations for Handspring Canada and Director of Sales and Marketing for Epson Canada Ltd.

Jim Mandala added, “It is an exciting time for Globalstar and there is tremendous opportunity for our business in Commercial IoT. I’m proud to continue to work with Globalstar in this new role to grow our business in a way that is future facing.”

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