Global Eagle Entertainment Names Kevin Trosian to Run Corporate Development and Investor Relations

LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Eagle Entertainment (Nasdaq:ENT), a worldwide leading provider of integrated in-flight entertainment and connectivity solutions for airlines, has hired Kevin Trosian in the newly created role of Vice President of Corporate Development and Investor Relations. He will report directly to Dave Davis, CEO of Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE).

"Kevin is a great addition to our management team and will play an important role in helping us to further integrate our assets, strengthen our financial communications and expand our capital markets outreach," said Davis. "Kevin's experience with fast-growing public companies, interacting with investors and maximizing operating performance align well with our corporate growth strategy."

Trosian joins GEE following a successful track record in technology and financial markets in the past two decades. Prior to joining GEE, Kevin led corporate development and investor relations as a Vice President at Mindspeed. Previously, he led capital markets initiatives at solar manufacturer Power-One as Vice President of Finance and Investor relations. Earlier in his career, Trosian held the role of Senior Analyst and Vice President of Equity Research at both Wedbush Morgan Securities and Banc of America Securities (now Bank of America/Merrill Lynch) and was ranked by StarMine as a leading analyst for the companies he covered.

Trosian received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, and a BA degree in English from the University of California at Los Angeles.

About Global Eagle Entertainment

Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (Nasdaq:ENT) is a worldwide provider of media content, technology, and connectivity solutions to the travel industry. Through the industry's most comprehensive product and services platform, Global Eagle Entertainment provides airlines with a wide range of inflight solutions. These include Wi-Fi, movies, television, music, interactive software, as well as portable IFE solutions, content management services, e-commerce solutions and original content development. Serving over 150 airlines worldwide, Global Eagle Entertainment delivers exceptional quality and value to its customers to help them achieve their passenger experience objectives. The company's headquarters are located in Los Angeles, California, with offices and teams located in North America, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Oceania and South America. Find out more at www.globaleagleent.com

CONTACT: For Global Eagle Entertainment: Press: Melissa Pauleat +1 514 758 5820 pr@globaleagleent.com Investors: Kevin Trosian +1 310-740-8624 investor.relations@globaleagleent.comSource:Global Eagle Entertainment