Andrew Jordan steps down as Roger Tong becomes AsiaSat CEO | Major Businesses | Business
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Hong Kong-based satellite operator AsiaSat has promoted Roger Tong to the position of executive director and chief executive officer following the resignation of Andrew Jordan.

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Jordan (pictured) became CEO of AsiaSat on 1 November 2016, following the resignation of William Wade. Effective immediately, he will serve as senior advisor of AsiaSat until 31 October 2018, helping Tong in his transition from his previous roles as vice president, engineering and operations and chief technical officer of AsiaSat.

Tong has over 33 years' experience in the satellite and telecommunications industry, and has been with AsiaSat for the past decade. Prior to that, he served as technical consultant to Telesat Canada, and held senior management positions at COM DEV International, Allen Telecom and Mark IV Industries.

He holds a Bachelorʼs degree in Computer Engineering and a Masterʼs degree in Electrical Engineering from the McMaster University, Canada; a MBA degree from the Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada; and a Doctor of Business Administration from the University of Newcastle in Australia.

"On behalf of the board of directors, I would like to express my gratitude to Mr Jordan for his service. We look forward to his continued contribution as senior advisor to the company," commented Gregory Zeluck, chairman, AsiaSat.

"I would also like to welcome Dr Tong, an industry veteran with extensive knowledge, experience and network of contacts across the satellite communications, broadcast and telecom industries who has served the company for more than ten years to join the board. We are confident that he has the strategic vision, capability and experience to continue to build AsiaSat's leadership in this rapidly changing environment and to steer the company to its next phase of growth."