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Eutelsat appoints Sandrine Téran as new Group Chief Financial Officer

Press release   •   Dec 13, 2016 18:34 CET

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Paris, 13 December 2016 – Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces the appointment of Sandrine Téran as Group Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Committee. She will join Eutelsat on 9 January 2017.

Sandrine Téran was formerly Managing Director of Louis Dreyfus Holding (based in the Netherlands) and has occupied other key executive positions in the Louis Dreyfus Group during the past eight years, notably Global Head of tax and Corporate Secretary, and subsequently Global CFO of Louis Dreyfus Company. From 2000 to 2008 she was head of taxation, corporate finance and internal audit at Eutelsat, contributing to significant structural changes including the privatisation in 2001 and the IPO in 2005. She began her career at Ipsen as risk manager in charge of tax and insurance before joining Euro Disney where she was Head of tax. Sandrine is a finance and tax graduate from Paris Dauphine University.

Commenting on the appointment, Rodolphe Belmer, Eutelsat’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “Sandrine’s significant expertise in a wide-range of financial functions and experience in international business will further strengthen our financial leadership. I am delighted to welcome her to Eutelsat and to our executive team.”

Sandrine succeeds Antoine Castarède who will be an advisor to the CEO over the coming months before leaving Eutelsat to pursue other interests.

About Eutelsat Communications

Established in 1977, Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL, ISIN code: FR0010221234) is one of the world's leading and most experienced operators of communications satellites. The company provides capacity on 38 satellites to clients that include broadcasters and broadcasting associations, pay-TV operators, video, data and Internet service providers, enterprises and government agencies.

Eutelsat’s satellites provide ubiquitous coverage of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Americas, enabling video, data, broadband and government communications to be established irrespective of a user’s location.

Headquartered in Paris, with offices and teleports around the globe, Eutelsat represents a workforce of 1,000 men and women from 37 countries who are experts in their fields and work with clients to deliver the highest quality of service.

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