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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
703-287-7400
http://www.iridium.com

SectorTechnology
IndustryDiversified Communication Services
Full Time Employees244

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedAge
Mr. Matthew J. DeschChief Exec. Officer and Director864.84kN/A59
Mr. Thomas J. FitzpatrickCFO, Principal Accounting Officer, Chief Admin. Officer & Director524.41kN/A59
Mr. S. Scott SmithChief Operating Officer and Director460.76kN/A58
Mr. Thomas D. HickeyChief Legal Officer and Sec.348.92kN/A57
Mr. Bryan J. HartinExec. VP of Sales & Marketing347.74kN/A53
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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. Currency in USD.

Description

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 netted voice, 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, charging units, and others; 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. Iridium Communications Inc. was formerly known as Iridium Holdings LLC and changed its name to Iridium Communications Inc. in September 2009. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in McLean, Virginia.

Corporate Governance

Iridium Communications Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 1, 2017 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 2.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.