Global Eagle appoints Nancy Walker SVP Commercial, Aviation Connectivity

Los Angeles, March 25, 2021: Global Eagle is today announcing the appointment of Nancy Walker as Senior Vice President (SVP) Commercial, Inflight Connectivity.

Walker joins the Global Eagle team with more than 25 years’ experience in the aviation and aerospace technology industry. Having held leadership roles at Thales and Leonardo DRS, Walker most recently served as Chief Commercial Officer at SmartSky Networks.

In her new position, Walker will lead sales and account management for inflight connectivity.

Josh Marks, CEO, Global Eagle, says: “We are delighted to welcome Nancy to our innovative team as we prepare to emerge from Chapter 11 and continue to focus our business on connectivity and media solutions for mobility end-markets.

“As the airline industry looks to recover in 2021, we are committed to supporting our customers with the highest performing inflight connectivity solutions to exceed passenger expectations. Nancy’s extensive background leading inflight connectivity and satellite communications projects will help us achieve this goal.”

Walker comments: “Joining Global Eagle is an exciting opportunity for me, and I look forward to leading the talented inflight connectivity team.

“While the past year has been incredibly challenging for businesses, and particularly for the aviation industry, it has also presented opportunities to refocus and strategize. I am proud to be joining Global Eagle during this period of growth and will be drawing upon my experience in strategy, operations and execution to ensure we continue providing our airline customers with the very best connectivity solutions on the market.”


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About Global Eagle

Global Eagle is a leading provider of high-speed connectivity and media solutions for worldwide mobility including airlines, cruise lines, and mission-critical maritime, energy and government applications. The company connects and entertains consumers beyond the reach of telecom and cable providers, in the air and at sea. Global Eagle’s open-architecture and multi-platform satellite network provides unique scalability, global coverage, reliability and future compatibility. Global Eagle’s content solutions distribute, localize, and broadcast both traditional and native-digital content for airline and cruise markets with embedded customer advertising and analytics. Through its intelligent leadership and innovation, Global Eagle defines next-generation passenger experiences through integrated solutions tailored to our customers’ brands and service objectives.

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