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Matt Desch Selected to Wash100 for Leadership in Global Satellite Communications

Matt-Desch-Wash100-150x150Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 18, 2015 – Matt Desch, who heads mobile satellite services company Iridium, has been inducted into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership role in global satellite communications.

The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected by Executive Mosaic’s organizational and editorial leadership as the most influential voices in the GovCon sector and recognized for their push to drive vision, innovation and achievement on behalf of American citizens.

Desch has led Iridium as chief executive for nine years, tenure that included guiding the McLean, Virginia-based contractor to an initial public offering in 2009.

In 2014, the company saw double-digit growth for its government services business and earned its status as a Global Maritime Distress and Safety System provider.

“We are proud to announce this year’s selections to the Wash100. This list represents individuals who have demonstrated outstanding leadership through another memorably eventful year in the GovCon industry, ” said Jim Garrettson, president and founder of Executive Mosaic. “We would like to congratulate this year’s recipients as the leaders and voices that will shape GovCon.”

Click here to view the full list of leaders recognized in the Wash100

About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, Executive Mosaic is a leadership organization and media company. It provides its members an opportunity to learn from peer business executives and government thought leaders while providing an interactive forum to develop key business and partnering relationships. Executive Mosaic offers highly coveted executive events, breaking business news on the Government Contracting industry, and delivers robust and reliable content through seven influential websites and four consequential E-newswires. Executive Mosaic is headquartered in Tysons Corner, VA. www.executivemosaic.com

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