MCLEAN, Va. – January 8, 2008 — AMERICOM Government Services, Inc. (AGS) today announced that Timothy L. Deaver has joined as Director of Air Force Programs in their offices in McLean, Va.

Deaver most recently served in the National Security Space Office as the deputy chief where he focused on space system security vulnerabilities and authored several reports to Congress on critical space control capabilities. Deaver expects to use his experience in operations, intelligence and systems engineering within major defense and intelligence organizations to increase visibility of the AGS custom satellite solutions available to the U.S. Air Force.

“I am looking forward to helping AGS achieve its goals in providing advanced communication solutions to meet the U.S. government’s increasingly sophisticated demands for networking solutions. My responsibility is to ensure AGS continues to deliver industry leading communication links, equipment, networks and 24×7 services to our customers while looking for new opportunities to provide leading edge satellite communication solutions,” Deaver stated.

Dave Jackson, Vice President and COO of AGS remarked, “I believe that Tim will be major contributor to the future success of AGS in developing our business with the Air Force and with key DoD intelligence organizations. Tim will also support to our efforts to develop new strategic solutions such as hosted payloads for DoD and other government organizations, including NASA.”
With over 20 years of experience in major commands, Secretary of Defense, joint and international environments, Deaver brings a unique blend of experiences that will be of great benefit to AGS and its customers. These experiences include the development of briefings to Congress and intelligence community leaders and leading overseas operations involving a $260M surveillance system.

About AMERICOM GOVERNMENT SERVICES

AMERICOM GOVERNMENT SERVICES, Inc. (AGS), an independent corporation and wholly-owned subsidiary of SES AMERICOM, Inc., is exclusively focused on meeting the satellite communication needs of the U.S. Government. Leveraging more than three decades of experience in the government SATCOM market, AGS offers robust and secure satellite-based communications solutions. By integrating hybrid telecommunications and information technology systems, including leading-edge IP platforms and applications, AGS provides secure broadband communications in support of mission-critical needs as well as day-to-day operations. With access to a fleet of 37 satellites offering comprehensive global coverage and bandwidth portability, AGS’ full range of customized satellite services includes highly reliable fixed, transportable and on-the-move solutions. AGS’ reputation as a provider of high-value end-to-end solutions has been validated by long-term relationships with diverse customers including: DoD, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, Department of Commerce/NOAA, Department of Justice, Department of the Interior, Department of Transportation, NASA, and other civilian and defense-related agencies.

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nicole.robinson@ses-americom.com