01 June 2018
| Natalie Bannerman
mu Space, the Thailand-based satellite start-up company, has appointed Suwit Pruckwattananon as its new chief business development officer.
In his new role Suwit will lead the company’s
business development activities, as well as oversee its
expansion into new markets.
Commenting on Pruckwattananon’s appointment,
James Yenbamroong, CEO and founder of mu Space, said: We are
excited to welcome Suwit to the mu Space family! His
experience, leadership and knowledge in the telecom sector will
create a significant value for the company as we transition to
the next phase of our long-term business expansion in the ASEAN
region and the US."
Before joining mu Space, Pruckwattananon spent six years at
Qualcomm, the mobile technologies company. While serving as
country manager for the company, Pruckwattananon helped to
develop 3G/4G LTE businesses and built ecosystems for both
mobile phone and IoT in Thailand and Myanmar.
"I am excited to join mu Space and its impressive team,"
said Pruckwattananon. "mu Space has established itself as a
leading player in the satellite and space industry. I look
forward to further strengthen and grow mu Space through the
creation of strategic partnerships and expansion into new
The news comes as mu Space has been actively restructuring
its management team to support the company’s
growth and increasing operations. The company recently
appointed Michael Soodjinda as its new chief finance
"Michael has a wealth of financial experience and
knowledge," said mu Space CEO and founder James Yenbamroong,
"and we are confident that with his expertise and enthusiasm
for expanding mu Space further on an international scale, he
will add significant value to the company."
The company says that it is also adding 10 more legal,
engineering, media and finance professionals to the team,
though no time frame for these announcements have been