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Yohann Leroy Appointed Eutelsat Chief Technical Officer

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Eutelsat Communications (Paris:ETL) (NYSE Euronext Paris : ETL) announces the appointment of Yohann Leroy as Chief Technical Officer, succeeding Raphaël Mussalian who will continue to contribute his experience to Eutelsat as Special Advisor on Technology Strategy reporting to Michel de Rosen, Chairman and CEO.

As Chief Technical Officer, Yohann is responsible for ensuring Eutelsat continues to exploit and invest in key satellite and terrestrial technologies for the benefit of its customers. His responsibilities encompass leading Eutelsat’s in-orbit expansion programme including satellite procurement, launch as well as in-orbit and network operations from its teleports around the globe, and driving Eutelsat’s long-term satellite technology roadmap.

Yohann Leroy joined Eutelsat in 2010 as Director of Strategy before assuming the role of Director of Engineering in 2013. From 2007 to 2010 he was technical advisor, in charge notably of the digital economy and industrial policy, in the office of the French Prime Minister. He is an engineer of the Ecole des Mines and graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique.

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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