Rick Ball Joins PSSI Global Services

PSSI Global Services has hired Rick Ball, a satellite industry veteran, and a leader in mobile, digital satellite transmission development. Ball has more than 25 years of extensive experience working in the satellite business, and is well known throughout the industry as a founding partner of a southern-based satellite uplink firm. He brings a comprehensive vision and expertise that will complement PSSI as the company further expands their global footprint.

“We’re very pleased to have Rick as a part of PSSI,” says Robert C. Lamb, CEO of PSSI Global Services. “His experience and technical knowledge will bring great value to our company and, more importantly, our customers.”

Ball has a long history of leadership roles in the industry, including having performed as EIC for virtually every major national network. As such, he designed, built and operated trucks (such as the first small-aperture, C/Ku Band analog/digital/HD satellite truck licensed in the U.S.) that led the way in broadcast television’s transition to high definition. He was the primary uplink for the first world-class HD transmissions of the Academy Awards (1998), Monday Night Football (1998), Super Bowl (1999), Masters Golf Tournament (1999) and the State of the Union Address (2000).

Ball’s responsibilities will continue to grow with PSSI, but he will immediately assist with bolstering operational support in the southeast and contributing to the development of PSSI’s growth in the region.