Tolley to Join Intelsat as EVP & CFO
Intelsat has announced the appointment of David M. Tolley as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective June 3, 2019.
Tolley will report to Intelsat’s Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Spengler, and oversee Intelsat’s global finance organization. He will serve on Intelsat’s Management Committee and be based in the company’s U.S. administrative headquarters in McLean, Virginia.
Tolley brings over 20 years of financial experience to Intelsat. He most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer of OneWeb where he led the global finance organization and served on the company’s Executive Committee. Prior to OneWeb, Tolley served as a Senior Managing Director in the Private Equity Group at Blackstone (NYSE: BX) where he led satellite services strategy and investing and served on the Private Equity Investment Committee. During that period, he was Chairman of the Board of Directors of NewSkies Satellites N.V. and led the public-to-private acquisition, re-IPO and ultimate divestiture of NewSkies to SES S.A. Prior to Blackstone, he was a Vice President at Morgan Stanley in the Investment Banking Division, where he provided banking and advisory services to established and emerging companies in the broader communications sector.
Tolley earned his bachelor's degree in economics and history from the University of Michigan and his MBA from Columbia Business School. He currently serves on the board of directors of ExteNet Systems and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.