Previously with XO, Nextel and MCI.

XM Satellite Radio has named Nate Davis to the newly created position of president and COO. Davis, who has served on the XM Board of Directors since 1999, reports to Hugh Panero, CEO of XM.

Previously, Davis served in senior management roles at XO Communications, Nextel and MCI. An experienced telecommunications executive, Davis was president/COO of XO Communications from late 1999 through early 2003. During his tenure, XO became a $1.38 billion integrated communications provider offering voice, data, Internet access, and web hosting services to all segments of the business market.