Fastrax, NavtechGPS, Surrey Satellite

Fastrax has appointed Taneli Tuurnala, M.Sc., as the Finnish GPS manufacturer’s president and CEO. Previously, Tuurnala, who succeeds Matti Räty in the post, previously served as vice-president of sales & marketing at Fastrax. Fredrik Borgström, M.Sc., has been appointed director, sales & marketing. He previously served as the company’s sales director for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.


Fastrax has appointed Taneli Tuurnala, M.Sc., as the Finnish GPS manufacturer’s president and CEO. Previously, Tuurnala, who succeeds Matti Räty in the post, previously served as vice-president of sales & marketing at Fastrax. Fredrik Borgström, M.Sc., has been appointed director, sales & marketing. He previously served as the company’s sales director for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

NavtechGPS has appointed Paul Witt as director of marketing. Witt has been a sales representative with NavtechGPS for nine years.

The UK Royal Aeronautical Society has honored the Surrey Satellite Technology team responsible for the building and delivery of the Galileo test satellite, GIOVE-A. The Society gave its Team Silver Award and the Geoffrey Pardoe Space Award for an exceptional contribution to space technology.

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