Paris, 9 September 2013 – Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that Andrew Jordan, previously CEO of Eutelsat Asia, has joined Eutelsat’s Executive Committee. Based in Paris, Andrew will supervise the Group’s growth strategy in Asia and drive strategic projects. Ken Loke, previously Chief Commercial Officer of Eutelsat Asia, has assumed the post of Chief Executive Officer of Eutelsat Asia, based in Singapore.
Andrew Jordan joined Eutelsat following the acquisition in 2012 of the GE-23 satellite (renamed EUTELSAT 172A). He is a seasoned executive in the satellite, broadcast and telecommunications sector, with over 25 years experience in spearheading businesses, building client relationships and developing joint venture projects in Europe, Asia and Australia.
Michel de Rosen, CEO of Eutelsat, commented: “Andrew’s record as a longstanding industry professional further buttresses the broad range of skills assembled in our Executive Committee. We were delighted he accepted to join Eutelsat after we acquired EUTELSAT 172A last year, not only because of his extensive knowledge of Asia Pacific markets but also for his overall insight of the trends shaping the satellite business.”
Andrew holds Irish and Australian citizenships. He is a graduate of the School of Oriental and African Studies, London University, and speaks fluent Mandarin. He is 53 years old.
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With capacity commercialised on 32 satellites delivering reach of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, significant parts of the Americas and the Asia-Pacific, Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL, ISIN code: FR0010221234) is one of the world’s leading satellite operators. As of 30 June 2013, Eutelsat’s satellites were broadcasting more than 4,600 television channels to over 200 million cable and satellite homes in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The Group’s satellites also provide a wide range of services for TV contribution, corporate networks and fixed and mobile broadband markets. Headquartered in Paris, Eutelsat and its subsidiaries employ over 780 commercial, technical and operational professionals from 30 countries. www.eutelsat.com
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