Eutelsat appoints Christophe Caudrelier as Chief Financial Officer

PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Regulatory News:

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) (Paris: ETL) today announced the appointment of Christophe Caudrelier as Chief Financial Officer, effective January 2, 2023 at the latest.

Christophe Caudrelier brings a wealth of CFO experience from a 30-year career in global industries where operational excellence and long-term investments are key to successfully meeting evolving customer expectations. His appointment follows Sandrine Téran’s announcement that she is stepping down as Chief Financial Officer to pursue other professional projects.

I am delighted to welcome Christophe to the Eutelsat team. I believe that Christophe’s experience in highly business-oriented finance and his international background will be valuable assets for Eutelsat‘ said Eva Berneke, CEO of Eutelsat.

Christophe Caudrelier added: “I am very pleased and proud to join Eutelsat as Chief Financial Officer. I look forward to contributing to the future of Eutelsats video and connectivity company and to its ambitious strategic roadmap as part of the telecoms swing.”

Christophe joins Eutelsat from Tikehau Ace Capital Partners where he was Operating Partner – Finance. Tikehau Ace Capital Partners, a subsidiary of Tikehau Capital, is a strategic industry and technology private equity firm with over €1 billion under management and a vertical approach to strategic industries and technologies (e.g. aerospace, and space, defence, cybersecurity).

Before joining Tikehau Ace Capital, Christophe, who started his career as an external auditor at Arthur Andersen, spent 17 years at Valeo, where he held various positions in the US, Turkey and the UK, including CFO of the Powertrain Systems Business Group, before he joined Valeo Naval Group as Group CFO in 2011. In 2015 he was appointed CFO of the Bénéteau Group and later COO with responsibility for finance and operational excellence. Christophe is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieure des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (ESCP) Europe.

About Eutelsat Communications

Founded in 1977, Eutelsat Communications is one of the world’s leading satellite operators. With a global fleet of satellites and associated ground infrastructure, Eutelsat enables customers in the video, data, government, fixed-line and mobile broadband markets to effectively communicate with their customers, regardless of their location. Around 7,000 television channels from leading media groups are broadcast by Eutelsat to a billion viewers equipped for DTH reception or connected to terrestrial networks. Eutelsat strives to promote all facets of sustainable development in its business activities and uses its in-orbit resources to bridge the digital divide while maintaining a safe and orderly space environment. An attractive and socially responsible employer, Eutelsat brings together 1,200 men and women from 50 countries dedicated to delivering the highest quality of service.

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