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Susan Irwin Elected to SSPI Hall of Fame

Marcia S. Smith
Posted: 05-Feb-2013
Updated: 05-Feb-2013 06:33 PM

Susan Irwin, President of Euroconsult US, is one of five commercial satellite industry leaders elected to the Society of Satellite Professional International (SSPI) Hall of Fame.

Irwin is well known in commercial satellite policy circles.  Before joining Paris-based Euroconsult as head of its U.S. operations, she had her own consulting firm, Irwin Communications, that analyzed communications satellite industry trends.   She was one of the founders of SSPI and is currently Vice President-International of the American Astronautical Society.

Susan Irwin, President, Euroconsult US

The other four industry leaders who will be inducted into the SSPI Hall of Fame this year are:

  • Romain Bausch, President and CEO of satellite operator SES
  • Robert Zitter, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Home Box Office
  • Prof. U.R. Rao, former head of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
  • Dick Tauber, VP Transmission Systems & New Technology for CNN News Group

The five will be honored at SSPI's Hall of Fame dinner on March 19, 2013, held in conjunction with the Satellite 2013 conference.


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