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Richard Elson

Vice President, Global Sales

Biography

As Vice President of Global Sales, Richard Elson leads all aspects of sales and account management at ITC Global, focusing on growing the company’s energy, maritime and enterprise markets, as well as channel partnerships. 

Richard brings to the position a successful track-record of more than 20 years of experience, including high-profile leadership positions and recognized sales achievements with offshore energy and remote communications clients.

Richard previously served as the company’s Vice President of Global Energy Sales for five years, where he nurtured key relationships and engineered strategic partnerships that led to significant revenue growth. Prior to joining ITC Global, Richard spent nearly 10 years at Harris CapRock Communications, where he served as the Vice President of Sales and Business Development for the EMEA region. 

Richard also currently serves as ITC Global's Managing Director for Europe. Based in Aberdeen, United Kingdom, Richard was educated at Pangbourne College and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hatfield. 


By leveraging the Panasonic network, ITC Global is setting the new standard for satellite networks with near 100% uptime and 10MB of throughput.


 


  • Wildlife Conservation Society

    For more than seven years, ITC Global has delivered communications for the Wildlife Conservation Society, whose mission is to conserve the world's
    largest wild places in 15 priority regions, home to more than 50% of the world's biodiversity. 


  • American Red Cross

    For more than 4 years, ITC Global has provided VSAT services to the Red Cross in support of its disaster relief efforts. In 2015, ITC Global provided critical communications during response efforts for crises in the Philippines, Sierra Leone, and in Nepal, following the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake.


  • Exploration & Production Oil Major

    The organization is active in all areas of the oil and gas industry, including exploration and production, refining, distribution, petrochemicals, and power generation.


  • Bridgemans Services Group LP

    Bridgemans Services Group LP provides floating accommodation vessels for crews working anywhere around the world. Bridgemans’ Silja Europa vessel, deployed off the northwest coast of Australia, holds up to 220 crew members and leverages ITC Global for reliable communications capabilities.


  • Remote Hospitality Business

    Papua New Guinea, the least explored country on earth, hosts only a handful of expat hotels. In many cases, satellite and terrestrial services are very poor, leaving business travelers and other hotel guests with limited access to basic internet. For one such hotel, ITC Global’s broadband services have delivered improved connectivity, enabling the business to better serve its guests.


  • Nethope

    Enabling collaboration across non-profits and companies serving communities around the world with information technology solutions, NetHope received connectivity capabilities from ITC Global in response to the 2015 Tropical Cyclone Pam, which devastated the country of Vanuatu.


  • Saipem

    When one of Europe’s largest oil and gas exploration and production companies needed to provide complete network communications for its large and diverse fleet of vessels and shore bases, they turned to ITC Global for a custom engineered global satellite network.


  • Subsea 7

    Subsea 7, a leading contractor in seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services to the offshore energy industry, relied on ITC Global to provide a fully managed VSAT system, custom designed to support crew communications for its globally dispersed vessels.


  • Leading Global Resources Company

    A leading global resources company was seeking to develop its flagship MbalamNabeba Iron Ore Project. ITC Global provided a custom engineered satellite communications solution that is tailored to the requirements of their mobile remote field camps.


  • BHP Billiton

    When one of the world’s largest mining exploration and development companies invested in integrated remote operated mining centers (IROC), they turned to ITC Global to provide a high-performance satellite network for their real-time operations and communications.


  • Lead Maritime Industry NavCom Service Provider

    As a leading company in maritime and shipboard systems integration, NavCom Service Provier looked to ITC Global when they planned to develop a global satellite communications service for their client’s vessels.


  • Offshore Supply Vessel

    The client service company is one of the few inspection, repair and maintenance world players able to provide clients with a true one-stop shop service including engineering, project management, ROV services, diving, survey and operating a fleet of high-quality offshore support vessels. 


  • NetHope

    Enabling collaboration across non-profits and companies serving communities around the world with information technology solutions, NetHope and its partner organizations received connectivity capabilities from ITC Global in responding to the West African Ebola crisis.


  • Entertainment Solution for Cruise Ship Partner

    To enhance the passenger experience, a leading global cruise and passenger vessel line turned to ITC Global to provide the increased connectivity needed to reliably deliver programming of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.


  • Youth With a Mission Medical Ships

    Youth with a Mission (YWAM) operates a medical mission ship based in Queensland, Australia. This all-volunteer vessel is staffed by medical professionals dedicated to improving health in the Papua New Guinea region, and brings desperately needed medical services and supplies to local populations. YWAM relies on ITC Global for seamless communications at anchor or in transit in order to successfully conduct their missions.