Eutelsat names new executives

Satellite operator Eutelsat has named Antoine Castarède as chief financial officer and Raphaël Mussalian as chief technical officer.

Castarède will join Eutelsat on September 1. He comes to Eutelsat from Oger Telecom, the majority owner of Turk Telekom, where he has been CFO since 2006, based in Dubai.

Ariane Rossi, Director of Accounting, Controlling & Corporate Finance, and currently Acting Chief Financial Officer, will become Deputy Chief Financial Officer.

Mussalian succeeds David Bair who is moving to Washington DC as the new CEO of Eutelsat America, replacing Ron Samuel.