Posted on: 12 March 2014 by Mark Howells
Cobham SATCOM has appointed Paul H. Jona as its new Senior Vice President (SVP) taking over from Walther Thygesen who is to retire in June 2014.
Walther will leave the company following seven years of service as CEO of Thrane & Thrane A/S, and since July 2012, as Cobham SATCOM’s SVP. Paul will work alongside Walther until he retires.
“I would like to thank Walther for his personal support and commitment, as well the pivotal role he has played to ensure the successful transformation of Thrane & Thrane to Cobham SATCOM. Whilst we are sorry to lose his services, we wish him all the best for the future,” said Richard Tyson, President, Cobham Aerospace and Security Division.
Paul brings 30 years of experience in tech industries with him and his most recent position was CEO and Chairman of CoActive Technologies in The Netherlands, a US$230M international company with 3,000 employees. Prior to this Paul was Senior Vice President and Corporate Officer of the Cable Systems Group at Amphenol Corporation. He also gained experience from E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (DuPont).