Satcom Direct opens Singapore office, makes new appointments


Satcom Direct (SD) has opened a Singapore office which will act as the base for Brian Roos the firm’s newly appointed Asia Pacific, regional director and recently named regional sales manager, Kaviraj Nadarajah.

Roos said the Asia Pacific region has long been an important market for SD. “It is a buoyant area where the business aviation fleet continues to evolve, the number of high-net worth individuals is increasing, and the appetite for technology solutions to improve the user and owner experience is unparalleled globally.”

Roos added: “The appointment of Kavi enhances our support for regional operators and owners which are optimising customised connectivity solutions to manage their data to meet their diverse mission needs. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to bolster SD’s footprint here.”

With some 20 years of experience in aviation, Roos has held various positions across commercial and private aviation, including airport operations, customer service, flight operations, flight support, and charter. Roos spent five years working with start-up operators and flight support companies in the Middle East and Africa region before joining SD. Originally from Cape Town, Roos is also a licensed international flight dispatcher.

Nadarajah’s previous experience includes roles for Hawker Pacific and Jet Aviation after beginning his 18-year aviation career as a dispatcher for commercial airlines. Nadarajah said: “I am extremely excited to be a part of the new Singapore office team. The sky is not the limit for our services and I look forward to engaging with our customers to help them make the most out of the SD product and service portfolio.”