Paris, 28 April 2017 - The Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) has appointed Yohann Leroy Deputy CEO in addition to his function as Chief Technical Officer, alongside Michel Azibert, Deputy CEO and Chief Commercial and Development Officer.
Rodolphe Belmer, Eutelsat CEO, said: “Yohann has made a significant contribution to Eutelsat’s development and to our senior leadership team. His appointment as Deputy CEO, alongside Michel Azibert, reflects both his talents and the breadth of his skills."
Yohann joined Eutelsat in 2010 as Director of Strategy before assuming the role of Director of Engineering in 2013 and Chief Technical Officer in 2014. An engineer of the École des Mines and graduate of the École Polytechnique, he was technical advisor for Industry and Information Technology in the office of the French Prime Minister from 2007 to 2010. This followed four years as head of the industrial development department at the Île de France regional division for industry, research and the environment.
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 39 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.
For more about Eutelsat please visit www.eutelsat.com