[Via Satellite 07-21-2016] KVH Industries has promoted Brent Bruun, currently executive vice president of mobile broadband, to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). In this position, Bruun will assume direct responsibility for KVH’s corporate development, as well as operational responsibility for mobile communications products and services for maritime and land markets. His purview as COO covers the customer lifecycle from sales and manufacturing through customer onboarding and on into long-term services, support, and customer retention.
Bruun joined KVH in early 2008, and has served as executive vice president of the mobile broadband group, the company’s largest business unit. Prior to KVH, he was senior vice president with satellite operator SES Americom, and gained a background in corporate finance from positions held with GE Capital and KPMG earlier in his career.