Peter Hoene Appointed to Lead SES Government Solutions; Tip Osterthaler Comments

Peter Hoene
Peter Hoene

Peter Hoene has been named president and CEO of SES Government Solutions, a subsidiary of global satellite operator SES.

The U.S. Air Force retired brigadier general will assume the new roles from his current post as corporate vice president for development, SES-GS announced Monday.

He replaces Tip Osterthaler, who is set to retire in March.

“Pete offers a complete understanding of the satellite communications needs of our U.S. government customers and the unique nature of government procurement practices, ” Osterthaler said.

“In addition, Pete knows the commercial satellite business and has the confidence of the SES leadership team in Luxembourg.”

Hoene was with USAF for 30 years until his retirement from the service in 2010, which included roles as program executive officer for command and control at the Defense Information Systems Agency and commander of the 350th Electronic Systems Wing (C2&ISR Wing) at Hanscom Air Force Base.

He graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy and earned masters degrees in systems management from the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology and national security strategy from National War College.

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