Genesis Networks Names Antonovich President and CEO
Mike Antonovich has been named president and CEO of Genesis Networks, a provider of next-generation global video transmission services and operator of one of the world’s most advanced video fiber networks.
“Genesis Networks continues to provide the highest quality service to our growing base of customers, and we are confident that Mike will sustain and enhance our high standards with his deep insights into customers and markets across the globe,” says Paul Dujardin, founder and chairman of Genesis Net. “His appointment adds a wealth of talent and experience to our team at a time of exceptional business growth.”
Antonovich brings more than 30 years of broadcast and satellite industry sales, marketing, operations, and executive experience to his new position. Prior to joining Genesis Networks, he was president and CEO of The SPACECONNECTION Inc., a wholly owned and independent subsidiary of Telesat Canada, and the industry’s largest satellite bandwidth reseller of satellite capacity. Antonovich earlier served as executive vice president, global sales and marketing, and corporate officer of PanAmSat. Over an 18-year career at PanAmSat, he was a key member of PanAmSat’s executive management team and was noted as the catalyst for the launch of many of the company’s innovative satellite service solutions.
“I am delighted to join Paul and the excellent team he has assembled as we grow Genesis Networks into the premier video-over-fiber optic network on the planet,” adds Antonovich. “With network locations in over 60 cities on five continents, this company has a reliable and scalable video transport service that is becoming more valuable to the world’s best broadcasters with each passing day.”
Antonovich will be based in New York at the Genesis Networks headquarters.