JIM FROWNFELTERChairman & Chief Executive Officer
Jim Frownfelter, Chairman and Chief Executive Office of ABS Board of Directors, has over 30 years of experience in the technology and communications industry. He has held many senior roles with the most prestigious names in satellite and technology business.
NIC VOLPIDirector
Nic Volpi is a partner at Permira, a global private equity firm that advises funds with a committed capital of approximately €20 billion.

Nic has worked on a number of high profile transactions including ABS at Permira. He is a member of the Financing Group and TMT group within the firm.

RICHARD SANDERSDirector
Richard Sanders is a partner at Permira.

Richard is Co-Head of the TMT Sector and is currently responsible for building Permira’s technology efforts globally. He has worked on a number of transactions at Permira including Asia Broadcast Satellite.

SEBASTIAN HOFFMANNDirector
Sebastian Hoffman is a principal at Permira, a global private equity firm that advises funds with a committed capital of approximately €20 billion.

Sebastian has worked on a number of prestigious transactions. He is a member of the Commercial & Portfolio Group and the Industrials Sector Group within Permira.

ROBERT WARDROPDirector
Robert Wardrop is the Managing Director of Belvall Investments Ltd., which advises and invests in small and medium-sized businesses primarily in the telecommunications and health care industries. He is also engaged in research at the University of Cambridge, studying the debt financing of small and medium-sized businesses in Europe.
SAMUEL WONGDirector
Samuel Wong has over 25 years of experience in financial management and possesses a strong track record in corporate finance, investment projects and financial controllership. He is also experienced in the Telecom & Media sector and in emerging markets. He was previously awarded Best CFO (Investor Relations) by Corporate Governance Asia.
SARAH TURNBULLDirector
Sarah Turnbull is the Managing Director of Citco (Bermuda) Limited, a qualified Chartered Secretary and a UK qualified Barrister.

Sarah worked for Citco Trustees (Cayman) Limited for nine years managing the corporate funds portfolio and prior to this held various legal and company.