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Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM)

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Iridium Communications Inc.
1750 Tysons Boulevard
Suite 1400
McLean, VA 22102
United States - Map
Phone: 703-287-7400
Fax: 703-287-7450

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Diversified Communication Services
Full Time Employees:244

Business Summary 

Iridium Communications Inc. provides mobile voice and data communications services through satellite to businesses, the U.S. and foreign governments, non-governmental organizations, and consumers worldwide. It offers postpaid mobile voice and data satellite communications services; prepaid mobile voice satellite communications services; broadband data services; push-to-talk services; and machine-to-machine services for sending and receiving data from fixed and mobile assets in remote locations to a central monitoring station. The company also provides other services, such as inbound connections from the public switched telephone network, short message services, subscriber identity module, activation, customer reactivation, and other peripheral services. In addition, it offers voice and data solutions, including personnel tracking devices; asset tracking devices for equipment, vehicles, and aircraft; aircraft and submarine communications applications; specialized communications solutions for high-value individuals; mobile communications and data devices for the military and intelligence community, such as secure satellite handsets, as well as offers voice, netted voice, data, messaging, and paging services; and maintenance services for the department of defense’s dedicated gateway. Further, the company provides satellite handsets, personal connectivity devices, voice and data modems, broadband data devices, and machine-to-machine data devices; various accessories for its devices that include batteries, holsters, earbud headphones, portable auxiliary antennas, antenna adaptors, USB data cables, and charging units; and engineering and support services. The company sells its products and services to commercial end users through wholesale distribution network, service providers, and value-added resellers and manufacturers. As of December 31, 2015, it had approximately 782,000 billable subscribers. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

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Corporate Governance 
Iridium Communications Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Jun 1, 2016 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 1.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Matthew J. Desch , 58
Chief Exec. Officer and Director
Mr. Thomas J. Fitzpatrick , 58
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Admin. Officer and Director
Mr. S. Scott Smith , 57
Chief Operating Officer and Director
Mr. Thomas D. Hickey , 56
Chief Legal Officer and Sec.
Mr. Bryan J. Hartin , 52
Exec. VP of Sales & Marketing
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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