Telesat Selects TCG for VP of HR Search

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Telesat, one of the largest and most successful global satellite operators, has selected The Christopher Group to lead their Vice President of Human Resources search. Founder & Owner, Tom Christopher, and Managing Partner, Jeff Wilbanks are leading the critical executive search.

Jeff WilbanksTom Christopher

“This is a fantastic opportunity with a very exciting, high-growth organization,” said Tom Christopher. “It is our honor to have been selected to lead this executive search for Telesat.”

The ideal Vice President of Human Resources for Telesat should possess demonstrated success in the development and delivery of HR programs, strategies, and processes in partnership with the business, including in relation to compensation, benefits, rewards, budgeting, and policy.

“2020 and 2021 have proved to be record-setting and award-winning years for TCG,” said Tom. “Among many of the accolades, TCG was identified as one of the Top 50 Fastest Growing Recruiting Firms in the U.S. along with being named to Forbes Best Executive Recruiting Firms in America for 3 years in a row! We are very blessed!”

To learn more about this opportunity and/or The Christopher Group please contact Jeff Wilbanks at

About Telesat

Backed by a legacy of engineering excellence, reliability, and industry-leading customer service, Telesat has grown to be one of the largest and most successful global satellite operators. Telesat works collaboratively with its customers to deliver critical connectivity solutions that tackle the world’s most complex communications challenges, providing powerful advantages that improve their operations and drive growth. Telesat LEO, our Low Earth Orbit network scheduled to begin service in 2022, will revolutionize global broadband connectivity by delivering a combination of high capacity, security, resiliency, and affordability with ultra-low latency and fiber-like speeds.

About The Christopher Group

Through its award-winning, customized HR solutions, The Christopher Group (TCG) delivers critical human capital solutions in the area of executive HR search, interim HR leaders, and HR consulting. Since 1998, TCG has served clients across all industries, locations, company sizes, and verticals. Staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners who have sat in the job, TCG has been named one of the Fastest-Growing and Best Non-Profit and Diversity Executive Recruiting Firms by Hunt Scanlon as well as Forbes’ 2019, 2020, & 2021 list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.