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Eutelsat names spectrum chief

Wladimir Bocquet

Wladimir Bocquet

Satellite operator Eutelsat has named Wladimir Bocquet in the new post of director of spectrum management policy. Bocquet will joint the company on August 1 from mobile telecom operators’ association the GSMA in the UK where he served most recently as senior director, head of policy, planning and regulatory affairs.

Bocquet  will be assisted by Ethan Lavan, director of orbital resources.

Rodolphe Belmer, Eutelsat CEO, said: At a time when significant initiatives are underway in ultra-fast broadband, 5G, hybrid networks, new frequency bands, satellite constellations and connected objects and vehicles, Wladimir’s skills and unmatched experience in spectrum management will make an essential contribution to our strategic choices and development. He will steer our spectrum strategy on these new challenges and will significantly strengthen our capacity to act and the positioning of our company.”