Michel de Rosen


Eutelsat ‘on track’ to meet full-year targets

Eutelsat said it is “on track to meet full-year objectives” after reporting fiscal first quarter revenues of €388 million – up 2.0% year-on-year based on constant currency or 8.4% on a reported basis. “The entry into service of Eutelsat 8 West B and Eutelsat 115 West B will bring new capacity during the second quarter, […]

Eutelsat CEO to step down, ex-Canal+ chief named as successor

Eutelsat CEO Michel de Rosen will step down in March 2016 and be succeeded by former Canal+ chief executive Rodolphe Belmer, the satellite operator has confirmed. De Rosen, who turns 65 next year, will remain non-executive chairman of the board of directors of Eutelsat until the end of his current mandate in November 2016. Belmer, […]

Eutelsat on track to meet objectives, says chief

Satellite operator Eutelsat’s chairman and CEO Michel de Rosen said the company is on track to meet its full-year objectives after recording respectable first-half organic growth of 4.3%, despite expectations of a tougher second half by comparison with last year and problems in the Russian market.  Overall, Eutelsat reported revenue growth of 11.6%, thanks in […]

Eutelsat chief warns of dire consequences of C-band reallocation

Eutelsat CEO Michel de Rosen has warned African states that they face serious consequences if C-band spectrum is reallocated to mobile operators. De Rosen, speaking at an African Telecommunication Union (ATU) event in Nigeria in preparation for November’s World Radiocommunication Conference in Geneva, said that the C-band is widely used to provide vital services, including […]

Eutelsat rebrands Satmex as Eutelsat Americas

Satellite operator Eutelsat has renamed Satmex, which it acquired at the beginning of this year, Eutelsat Americas. The Mexico City-based unit is seen by Eutelsat as a key platform for growth across the region, and complements Eutelsat’s existing Eutelsat America division based in Washington DC. “The branding we are announcing today reflects Eutelsat’s objective to […]

Eutelsat and SES settle dispute at 28.5° East

Satellite operators Eutelsat and SES have settled their long-running dispute over the allocation of frequencies at the 28.5° East orbital position, used to serve the UK market alongside SES’s established 28.2° East position. The pair have concluded three key agreements including a comprehensive settlement of legal proceedings over rights at the orbital slot. One agreement […]

ESOA appoints Eutelsat boss as chairman

The European Satellite Operators Association (ESOA) has appointed Eutelsat CEO Michel de Rosen as its new chairman of the board.  The appointment was made at ESOA’s annual general meeting, which also saw Dave McGlade, CEO of Intelsat, re-elected as first vice chairman and Rupert Pearce, CEO of Inmarsat, elected second vice chairman. Rosen succeeds former […]