Board of Directors
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Mr. Phipps has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company since February 24, 2015 and as Chief Executive Officer since February 25, 2015. He has served as the Managing Director of Global Telesat Communications Limited, a Private Limited Company formed under the laws of England and Wales and a subsidiary of the Company, since 2008 and as the President of Global Telesat Corporation, a Virginia corporation and a competitor of the Company, from 2003 through 2014.
Hector J. Delgado
Lieutenant Commander Delgado is a United States Navy SEAL with active and reserve service for over twenty-eight years. In 2006, he was mobilized and served a combat tour in Ramadi, Iraq with SEAL Team THREE receiving a Navy Commendation Medal with Combat "V". He has served with SEAL Teams TWO, THREE, FOUR, EIGHTEEN and Special Operations Command Central and South. He has participated in tours of duty in the Middle East, Europe, Africa and South America.
Mr. Delgado also served as a criminal investigator with the U.S. Marshals Service and Homeland Security Investigations in the Southern Districts of New York and Florida enforcing federal laws governing border control, customs, trade and immigration to promote homeland security and public safety.
Hector Delgado brings a wealth of expertise and experience to Orbital. Hector's managerial expertise has been refined not only in a military environment, but also extensively in the governmental sector, where he has been responsible for the budgets, training, and logistics of thousands of people.
Hector has trained thousands of students in the use of weapons, demolition, physical security and executive protection. Mr. Delgado is a recipient of the 2013 Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the year in Palm Beach