Paris, 5 September 2013 – Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) announces the appointment of Jean-Hubert Lenotte as the Group’s Director of Strategy. He succeeds Yohann Leroy who has been appointed Deputy Chief Technical Officer and Director of Engineering.
Jean-Hubert Lenotte began his career at Bouygues where he was notably part of the project team that created Bouygues Telecom in 1994. He joined McKinsey & Company in Paris in 1997 and was elected Partner in 2004. Since 2009, he has headed the Consumer Service Line of McKinsey & Company in the global telecommunications, media and technology practice.
Michel de Rosen, CEO of Eutelsat, commented on Jean-Hubert Lenotte’s appointment: “Jean-Hubert has acquired an exceptional wealth of knowledge and understanding of telecommunications and media markets during his career, helping companies across the full spectrum of the TMT sector to grow, from content creation and network management to consumer electronics. His 360° vision will be a great asset for Eutelsat at a juncture when satellites are well positioned to seize growth opportunities.”
Jean-Hubert Lenotte is a Belgian national. He is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and holds a Masters degree in Economy and Finance from the Institute of Political Sciences in Paris. He is 45 years old.
About Eutelsat Communications
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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