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05 May 2017
| Jason Mcgee-Abe
Eutelsat Communications’ board of directors has appointed Yohann Leroy as deputy CEO in addition to his function as chief technical officer.
“Yohann has made a significant contribution to Eutelsat’s development and to our senior leadership team. His appointment as deputy CEO, alongside Michel Azibert [who is deputy CEO and chief commercial and development officer], reflects both his talents and the breadth of his skills."
Leroy joined Eutelsat in 2010 as director of strategy before assuming the role of director of engineering in 2013 and chief technical officer in 2014.
An engineer of the École des Mines and graduate of the École Polytechnique, he was technical advisor for Industry and Information Technology in the office of the French Prime Minister from 2007 to 2010.
This followed four years as head of the industrial development department at the Île de France regional division for industry, research and the environment.