IRDM - Iridium Communications Inc.

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Iridium Communications Inc.

1750 Tysons Boulevard
Suite 1400
McLean, VA 22102
United States
703-287-7400
http://www.iridium.com

SectorCommunication Services
IndustryTelecom Services
Full Time Employees469

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Matthew J. DeschCEO & Director1.82M5.12M1958
Mr. Thomas J. FitzpatrickChief Admin. Officer, CFO & Director1.02MN/A1958
Mr. Thomas D. HickeyChief Legal Officer & Sec.615.45kN/A1960
Mr. Bryan J. HartinExec. VP of Sales & Marketing610.99kN/A1964
Ms. Suzanne E. McBrideChief Operating OfficerN/AN/A1969
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 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. The company offers postpaid mobile voice and data satellite communications; prepaid mobile voice satellite communications; push-to-talk; broadband data; and Internet of Things (IoT) services. It also provides other services, such as inbound connections from the public switched telephone network, short message, subscriber identity module, activation, customer reactivation, and other peripheral services. In addition, the company offers voice and data solutions comprising personnel tracking devices; asset tracking devices for equipment, vehicles, and aircrafts; beyond-line-of-sight aircraft communications applications; 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 netted voice, messaging, and paging services; and maintenance services for the department of defense's dedicated gateway. Further, it provides satellite handsets, personal connectivity devices, voice and data modems, broadband data devices, and IoT 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. Iridium Communications Inc. sells its products and services to commercial end users through a wholesale distribution network that include service providers, and value-added resellers and manufacturers. The company was formerly known as Iridium Holdings LLC and changed its name to Iridium Communications Inc. in September 2009. Iridium Communications Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

Corporate Governance

Iridium Communications Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of June 25, 2019 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 4.

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.