Satnews Daily
February 18th, 2020

SES' New Chief Financial Officer ... He Brings 30 Years of Financial Expertise

SES' Board of Directors has appointed a new Chief Financial Officer, who will assume the position beginning May 6.

Sandeep Jalan

SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions, today announced the Board of Directors has appointed Sandeep Jalan as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of SES.

Sandeep has 30 years of experience in financial and operational leadership roles across Asia and Europe. He is most recently the CFO of Aperam, a global leader in the stainless, electrical and specialty steel industry, a role he has held since 2014. Previously, he worked for the ArcelorMittal Group since 1999 where he held various roles including the CFO of ArcelorMittal Long Carbon Europe and was part of the M&A team responsible for numerous acquisitions in both steel and mining. He was also the CFO & Company Secretary for Ispat Alloys Ltd from 1993 to 1999.

Sandeep is a Commerce Graduate from Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Chartered Accountant (equivalent to CPA) and Company Secretary from the respective Institutes in India. He has also completed an Executive Education Program on Leadership at the London Business School and an Executive Education program on Strategic Finance at IMD, Lausanne.

An Indian national and resident of Luxembourg, Sandeep succeeds Andrew Browne who stepped down in October 2019.

Steve Collar, CEO of SES, said that he is delighted to welcome Sandeep to the leadership team at SES as their new CFO. From the moment he met Sandeep, he felt strongly that Sandeep's wealth of experience in international, capital-intensive industries would be a great complement to the team.  He has an amazing track record as the CFO of a successful publicly-traded company and his roles at both corporate and operational levels will bring great value to SES and their stakeholders. 

Sandeep added that he is excited to join SES and thanks the Board of Directors for the confidence they have placed in him. He looks forward to working with everyone at SES where they can learn from one another and together deliver an exciting future for SES.