KVH appoints Ken Loke as Vice President for the Asia-Pacific Region

KVH Industries has announced that Ken Loke has been named Vice President – Asia Pacific, to direct all initiatives for KVH in this important region. Mr Loke has extensive experience in satellite and managed services with top companies active in the telecommunications and maritime industries. KVH provides connectivity solutions for the maritime market, including global mini-VSAT Broadbandsm services used by thousands of vessels worldwide.

“I look forward to leading the KVH team in Asia Pacific at this exciting time, when the maritime industry is rapidly migrating to VSAT services to reap the benefits of digitalisation,” said Mr Loke. “KVH’s end-to-end solution, new HTS products, and AgilePlans subscription-based offerings enable ship operators to take advantage of the benefits of global connectivity.”

Prior to joining KVH, Mr Loke held the positions of Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Executive Officer for Eutelsat – Asia Pacific, and senior vice president for General Electric Satellite for North Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Oceania region. A Singaporean citizen, Mr Loke speaks English, Mandarin, Bahasa, and Cantonese.

“We are delighted to welcome Ken to KVH to direct our initiatives in the dynamic Asia-Pacific region, an important center of the maritime industry,” said Mark Woodhead, KVH’s executive vice president for mobile connectivity. “Ken’s extensive background in the satellite industry and his deep familiarity with the region make him an invaluable leader.”