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Newtec names Berretta to advisory committee

Satellite equipment supplier Newtec has named former Eutelsat CEO Giuliano Berretta as an external member of its strategic committee.

The committee advises the Newtec board of directors with company policy and strategy. Berretta is the third external member, with Brigitte Boone, formerly the CEO of the merchant banking division of Fortis Bank, and Martin de Prycker, the former CEO of Barco, joining in 2010 and 2009 respectively.

Serge Van Herck, CEO and Chairman of Newtec, said: “We are extremely fortunate to have Giuliano joining us. He has exceptional industry experience and knowledge and is set to be a real source of strength for us. Many technologically ambitious plans are already underway and having Mr Berretta on board goes a long way towards ensuring our continued success.”

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