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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

Sector(s)Communication Services
IndustryTelecom Services
Full Time Employees516

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Matthew J. DeschCEO & Director1.34M8.33M1958
Mr. Thomas J. FitzpatrickChief Admin. Officer, CFO & Director786.58k2.73M1958
Ms. Suzanne E. McBrideCOO & Director608.73kN/A1969
Mr. Bryan J. HartinExec. VP of Sales & Marketing501.14k535.51k1964
Mr. Scott T. ScheimreifExec. VP of Gov. Programs483.73k3.58M1969
Mr. Gregory PeltonChief Technical OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Kenneth B. LevyVP of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Thomas D. HickeyChief Legal Officer & Sec.N/AN/A1960
Mr. Donald L. ThomaPres & CEO of Aireon LLCN/AN/A1962
Mr. Joe PizzicaroliExec. Director of NEXT Advanced SystemsN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2020 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.


Iridium Communications Inc. provides mobile voice and data communications services and product to businesses, the United States 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; maritime communications applications; specialized communications solutions for high-value individuals; mobile communications and data devices for the military and intelligence agencies, 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 July 1, 2021 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 3; Board: 2; 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.