Commonwealth candidate Masambu elected Director-General of ITSO
Patrick Masambu, an Uganda citizen and former chairman of the Council of the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) has been elected director-general of the US-based International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (ITSO).
Mr. Masambu was the only Commonwealth candidate for the position. A former communications regulator for Uganda, he brings to the role over 30 years of experience, including over six years as ITSO’s current deputy director-general and director of technical affairs. He is the first sub-Saharan African to be elected to the position.