Eutelsat appoints Christophe Coudrelier as Chief Financial Officer


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Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) (Paris: ETL) today announced the appointment of Christophe Coudrellier as Chief Financial Officer, no later than January 2, 2023.

Christophe Coudrellier brings a wealth of experience from his 30-year career as a CFO in global industries where operational excellence and long-term investment are critical to successfully meeting customer expectations. Her appointment follows Sandrine Teran’s announcement that she is stepping down as Chief Financial Officer to pursue other professional projects.

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

Christophe Coudrelier said: “I am very pleased and proud to join Eutelsat as Chief Financial Officer. I look forward to contributing to the future of Eutelsat’s video and connectivity business and to its ambitious strategic roadmap as part of the Telecom Pivot. I look forward.”

Christophe Tikehau joins Eutelsat from Ace Capital Partners, where he worked as Operating Partner – Finance. Tikehau Ace Capital Partners, a subsidiary of Tikehau Capital specializing in strategic industries and technologies (e.g. aerospace, defense, cybersecurity) with more than EUR 1 billion in assets under management with a vertical approach, is a private equity firm.

Prior to joining TickHow Ace Capital, Christophe, who began his career as an external auditor with Arthur Andersen, spent 17 years with Valeo, holding various positions in the US, Turkey and UK, including previously CFO of the Powertrain Systems Business Group was also involved. Naval Group in 2011 as Group CFO. In 2015 he was appointed CFO of the Beneteau Group and later COO responsible for finance and operational excellence. Christophe graduated from the Ecole Supérieure des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (ESCP) Europe.

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About Eutelsat communication

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 and mobile broadband markets to communicate effectively with their customers, regardless of their location. Nearly 7,000 television channels controlled by major media groups are broadcast by Eutelsat to one billion viewers equipped for DTH reception or connected to terrestrial networks. Eutelsat is committed to promoting all aspects of sustainable development in its business activities and leverages its space resources to help bridge the digital divide while maintaining a safe and orderly space environment. As an attractive and socially responsible employer, Eutelsat brings together 1200 men and women from 50 countries who are committed to providing the highest quality of service.

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