Miguel Ángel Panduro
Miguel Ángel Panduro has over 30 years of experience in the management of space telecommunications companies linked to both the commercial and defense & security areas. He is the CEO of HISPASAT since October 2019 and he serves as Member of the Board of Directors in different companies: HISDESAT (Spain), XTAR (US), exactEarth (Canada) and EM&E (Spain).
Previously he held the same position at Spanish satellite operator for governmental services Hisdesat. He arrived to this company in March 2012 from ISDEFE, an own-stated company that provides consulting services to manage programs in the fields of the defence, security, transportation, information technology and communications, where he also served as CEO. He previously had developed his career primarily at HISPASAT, being a member of Steering Committee and holding the positions of Sales and Services Director, among others.
He holds a Master of Science degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and is a graduated (PDG) of Business Administration Management Program from IESE . He also has the certificate of the National Defence Course from the Center for Advanced National Defense Studies (CESEDEN). He completed his education with various diplomas in corporate governance, strategic business management and project management technology.
He owns the Grand Cross of Military Merit. In 2011, Mr. Panduro was awarded the “Engineer of the Year” by the Spanish Telecommunication Engineer Association.