NEARSHORE Strengthens Global Business Development with Key Hire in Africa & Australasia

May 2, 2024

Press Release

HOUSTON, TX—NEARSHORE, a global leader in maritime communications, proudly announces the expansion of its executive team with the appointment of Mitchell Smith as Director of Business Development for Africa and Australasia. This strategic addition supports the company's aggressive growth strategy and enhances its service capabilities in these key regions.

Mitchell Smith brings extensive expertise in telecommunications and a proven track record of fostering robust client relationships. His deep understanding of technology and telecommunications aligns perfectly with the unique demands of the maritime sectors in Africa and Australasia.

"We are committed to our growth strategy and enhancing our service delivery across Africa and Australasia," said Bob Miltenberger, CEO of NEARSHORE. "Mitchell's appointment is a key part of our plan to ensure our continued global expansion."

Mitchell started his career as a professional rugby player, an experience that endowed him with exceptional strategic thinking and people skills. "Mitchell's unique blend of agility, knowledge, and interpersonal abilities positions us to navigate the complexities of new markets and continue our global expansion and success trajectory," added Miltenberger.

Mitchell's appointment is effective immediately. This new leadership is expected to strengthen NEARSHORE's commitment to delivering the very best in maritime communications solutions across Africa and Australasia.

About Nearshore Networks

NEARSHORE (NearshoreNetworks) is a Houston-based global leader in maritime communications, serving customers worldwide with robust satellite and cellular networks and a comprehensive range of hardware and software solutions. The company prides itself on a service team of over 80 Field Engineers in 60 countries, underpinning a commitment to a 99.5% network uptime guarantee.

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Phone: +1 844 526 2627



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