Halsaa named as new ESOA chairman

Cato Halsaa, CEO of Telenor Satellite Broadcasting, has assumed the position of chairman of the European Satellite Operators Association (ESOA), taking over from Eric Béranger, former CEO of Astrium Services and now CEO of Astrium Satellites.

During its quarterly board meeting on October 19, ESOA board representatives formally elected Halsaa as chairman of the board with immediate effect. Michel de Rosen, CEO of Eutelsat was confirmed as vice-chairman and David McGlade, CEO of Intelsat, was elected as second vice-chairman.