Michel Azibert role enlarged to Eutelsat Deputy CEO and Chief Commercial and Development Officer
Paris, 16 June 2014 – Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that management structure is being tightened, with Michel Azibert, Deputy CEO, taking commercial and development activities under his direct responsibility as of June 23. He succeeds Jean-François Leprince-Ringuet who becomes special advisor to the CEO.
Michel de Rosen, Chairman and CEO of Eutelsat, commented: “Under the commercial leadership of Jean-François Leprince-Ringuet, Eutelsat has broadened its business in terms of applications and regions served, strengthened its sales force and increased proximity to clients via offices in key markets. With commercial activity now placed under the stewardship of Michel Azibert, and a tightened management structure, we will more than ever focus our energies on enhancing the quality of service we provide our customers, expanding our user base and seizing opportunities presented by an evolving business environment.”
Michel Azibert joined Eutelsat as Deputy CEO in 2011 from TDF where his appointments included Development and International Director and Group Deputy CEO.
About Eutelsat Communications
Established in 1977, Eutelsat Communications (NYSE 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 37 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 32 countries who are experts in their fields and work with clients to deliver the highest quality of service.
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