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Eutelsat makes key senior management changes

Satellite operator Eutelsat has made a number of changes to its executive committee effective as of July 1, including the appointment of Philippe Oliva, currently vice-president, sales and products, to succeed Michel Azibert as chief commercial officer.

In this role, Oliva will be responsible for defining and supervising the commercial policy, as well as generating revenue for the group.

Jean-Hubert Lenotte, aged 51, currently director of strategy and strategic marketing, will also be taking charge of the deployment department and will be responsible for Eutelsat’s satellite fleet, frequency management and resource planning. This newly revamped department will now be known as the strategy and resources department.

Azibert will remain deputy CEO.

Previously director of deployment, Jacques Dutronc will become director of development, coordinating group-wide business development projects.

Azibert, Dutronc, Lenotte and Oliva will report to Rodolphe Belmer, group CEO, alongside the other members of the executive committee: Yohann Leroy, Julie Burguburu, Antoine Mingalon and Sandrine Téran.

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