ViaSat Inc. has named Ken Peterman as general manager of its Government Systems segment. Before joining ViaSat, Peterman was president and CEO of SpyGlass Group, a provider of executive strategic advisory services to the defense, aerospace, and associated communities. Peterman has more than 30 years of experience in systems engineering, strategic planning, portfolio management, and business leadership in the defense and aerospace market.
ViaSAT has also announced the appointment of Robert Bowman to its board of directors. Bowman will serve as a Class II director and will stand for election at the company's 2013 annual meeting of stockholders. With the appointment of Mr. Bowman, the ViaSat board now consists of seven members, six of whom are independent directors.
North County Health Services has announce the addition of Patrick A. Tellez as their new chief medical officer.
With more than 30 years of healthcare industry experience, Dr. Tellez not only brings a wealth of experience as a practicing physician but also comes to NCHS with a robust background in health care administration. Dr. Tellez joins NCHS most recently from the Metro Community Provider Network (MCPN) where he served as Medical Director in the Denver area.
He graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine and is boarded in Pediatrics and Immunology & Allergy with over 12 years of medical practice experience. He holds a master's degree in public health from UCLA and s master's degree of science in health administration from the University of Colorado.
Steve Layton has been appointed midwest director of national accounts for La Costa Resort and Spa, where he will be responsible for corporate, insurance and association group sales initiatives in key midwestern states.
Layton brings with him more than 15 years of hospitality and sales experience and a strong background in group business across several regions.
Most recently, Layton was the director of sales at Loews Hollywood Hotel.