COMSAT Announces Personnel Changes

The Communications Satellite Corporation (COMSAT), Washington, D.C., recently announced the following personnel changes.

Arthur R. Sando has been named to succeed Richard L.

McGraw, vice president, corporate affairs. Mr. McGraw, who had held the position for the past six years, previously announced his decision to take early retirement.

In his new capacity, Mr. Sando will report to COMSAT chairman and CEO Irving Goldstein, and be responsible for the corporation's media relations, Congressional affairs, investor relations, community relations and advertising and promotion.

Reporting directly to Mr. Sando will be William K. Coulter, who will assume an expanded role as vice president, investor relations and government affairs, and Robert W.

Hunter, director, corporate communications.

Warren Y. Zeger, associate general counsel, will serve as acting general counsel, following announcement of the resignation of vice president and general counsel Willard R. Nichols.

Mr. Zeger's appointment was made in conjunction with several other appointments made by Mr.

Goldstein to help COMSAT's legal staff work more closely with the corporation's business units.

Additional changes include Michael F. McAllister, appointed vice president, legal affairs, for COMSAT Systems Division, Laboratories and Video Enterprises; and John S. Hannon appointed vice president, legal affairs, COMSAT Mobile Communications.

COMSAT, a publicly traded company providing international and domestic fixed and mobile communications services conducts market research and engineering services to meet global customer needs. It is the U.S. treaty signatory to INTELSAT and the International Inmarsat Organization.

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