May 7, 2019
May 7, 2019
(Houston May 6 th, 2019) Tampnet, the operator of the largest offshore high capacity communication network in the world, serving more than 350 oil & gas platforms, FPSOs, exploration rigs and maritime vessels, announced today the promotion of Hector J. Maytorena to President and Managing Director, North America, effective May 1st , 2019.
As President and Managing Director, Hector is responsible for the execution of Tampnet Inc.’s North American business plan, with particular focus on commercializing the industry’s first 4G / 5G-enabled LTE network in the Gulf of Mexico. Based in Houston, he will report directly to Tampnet CEO, Per Helge Svensson.
“Hector joined Tampnet in 2018 as the Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Americas, and in addition to his extensive industry experience, he exhibited exemplary performance in the role. We expect this same level of dedication and commitment to be applied in his new role as the leader to our key North America division”, said Per Helge Svensson.
“I’m excited about the US oil and gas industry’s acceptance of Tampnet’s world class 4G 5G enabled LTE network. It’s a pleasure to work with a company that has the vision to raise the standard in oil and gas remote communications and to be on the forefront of the industry’s digitalization efforts”, said Hector J. Maytorena.
Hector has over twenty years of experience in the remote communications industry, holding various executive leadership, sales and marketing leadership, and business development leadership roles with increasing responsibility at RigNet, Inc. and Stratos Global Corporation’s Broadband Division. He holds an MBA from Tulane’s A.B. Freeman School of Business.
Tampnet was founded in 2001 in Stavanger, Norway and operates the world’s largest offshore high capacity communication network in the North Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, serving customers within Oil & Gas, Wind Energy, Maritime and Carrier sectors with first class telecommunications. The company employs more than 100 people, is headquartered in Stavanger, Norway and has offices in the UK, the Netherlands, USA, Brazil and Australia.
Tampnet connects offshore installations to redundant and reliable terrestrial networks with high capacity and low latency (high speed).Tampnet also installs and operates offshore 4G LTE coverage networks enabling roaming and the digital transformation and internet of things (IoT) on offshore oil & gas platforms, offshore windfarms and service vessels and other commercial vessels.
Tampnet International Carrier is Tampnet’s European and transatlantic fibre infrastructure network, passing through eight selected countries. Tampnet International Carrier is all about connectivity, capacity, speed and milliseconds – data transfer with minimum delay – without compromising quality and reliability. Our unique network routes connect 30 vital data centres in 12 European and American cities and central hubs.
For more information please contact:
Per Helge Svensson, Chief Executive Officer
Mobile: +47 905 29 868