COMSAT General Corp. Names David W. King
COMSAT General Corporation, Washington, D.C., has announced the appointment of David W. King as manager, maritime satellite sales. Prior to joining COMSAT General, Mr. King was coordinator, maritime telecommunication systems for EXXON International.
Mr. King is well-known in the marine electronic industry and has wide international experience in the design, production, and implementation of marine communications systems.
He served as immediate past chairman of the American Institute of Merchant Shipping Satellite Committee, and represented AIMS at the International Chamber of Shipping Coordinating Ad Hoc Committee on Marine Satellites. COMSAT General Corporation, a subsidiary of the Communications Satellite Corporation (COMSAT), is the major participant in the establishment of the world's first commercial maritime satellite system with service planned for early 1975. The MARISAT program will provide the international maritime industry with a full complement of reliable two-way services, including voice, teletype, .facsimile and highspeed data.
COMSAT General's maritime sales office is located at 950 L'Enfant Plaza, S.W., in Washington, D.C.