Olympusat welcomes its new Chief Operating Officer Mauro Panzera, who reports to the CEO, Tom Mohler. Panzera, who has over 35 years of international business experience, served as Senior Director of Multicultural Marketing for Comcast Cable for 7 years until 2009. As the new COO, Panzera will spearhead Olympusat’s day-to-day operations, including personnel development, departmental leadership and financial goal management, with a focus on improving the operating efficiency and global growth.
Born in Venezuela to Italian immigrants, the passionate COO believes in empowering people to make great leaders. “You don’t build businesses; you build people that build businesses,” states Panzera, who also says that he is honored and privileged to lead the Olympusat team. “Olympusat is at a pivotal moment in history. We can accomplish many great things for our clients and in the markets where we compete,” explains Panzera.
After graduating from the University of Delaware, Panzera worked in several Latin American countries as an expatriate Marketing Manager for Colgate-Palmolive. He continued his career at Best Foods in Latin America and Renault-Volvo, based in Europe and Latin America. Panzera was also the Vice-President of Hispanic Marketing for SiriusXM Satellite Radio, where he led the creation, programming and launch of over 20 Spanish-language audio channels. Most recently, he was an International Strategic Advisor helping small/medium-sized companies expand. Panzera is multilingual, fluent in English, Spanish, Italian, French and conversant in Portuguese