Thales Alenia Space's Telecommunications Business Line has a new executive vice president who brings a vast history of sales experience in Europe and Asia.
Pascal Homsy, 54, has been appointed Executive Vice President of Thales Alenia Space’s Telecom. He succeeds Bertrand Maureau, who takes on new responsibilities within the Thales Group.
Homsy graduated from Telecom Paris Tech in 1991 and began his career in sales at TRT- Philips. From 1994 to 1998, he served as Area Sales Manager, Asia-Pacific, at Lucent Technologies. He subsequently moved up the ranks within the Alcatel-Lucent Group, where he held positions as Consultant, Customer Strategies; Asia Sales Director; Vice President, Local Multipoint Distribution Systems Business Unit; Vice President, Voice and Services Business Unit, Fixed Switching Systems; Vice President Sales, France Telecom/Orange global account; and CEO of Alcatel- Lucent France for more than three years. He was also Vice President Sales, West and South Europe, in charge of France and the FT/Orange account; and President of the Strategic Industries Segment.
In April 2015, he was appointed President of the Europe and MEA Regional Business Centre, Software and Services, for Nokia/Alcatel-Lucent.
From 2017 until this latest appointment, Pascal Homsy served as Global Head of Sales, Big Data and Security Division for ATOS (Bull SAS).