[SatNews] ...he was technical adviser, in charge notably of the digital economy and industrial policy, in the office of the French Prime Minister.
Eutelsat Communications (ETL.PA) (NYSE Euronext Paris : ETL) appointts 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 program 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. Yohann Leroy joined the Ile-de-France regional division for industry, research and the environment (DRIRE) in 2003 as head of the Department for industrial development. In 2007, he joined the office of the French Prime Minister François Fillon, where he served as technical adviser in charge notably of digital economy and industrial policy.
Established in 1977, Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL, ISIN code: FR0010221234) operates communications satellites providing 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 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. For more about Eutelsat please visit.