Horowitz to Head SES Americom

Edward D. Horowitz has joined SES Global’s executive committee and been named president and CEO of its SES Americom Inc. unit.

Horowitz had been the founder of EdsLink LLC, a venture fund providing strategic financial, operations and technology-consulting services, where he counted Cablevision Systems Corp.'s Rainbow DBS unit among his clients.

In the past, he has served as a senior vice president at Viacom Inc., chairman and CEO of Viacom Interactive Media and a member of the Viacom executive committee.

SES Americom is the largest supplier of satellite services in the United States.