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Eutelsat Communications SA (ETL.PA)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dominique D'Hinnin

58 2017 Chairman of the Board

Rodolphe Belmer

48 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Yohann Leroy

2017 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technical Officer and Secretary of the Executive Committee, Member of the Management Committee

John Birt

72 2015 Vice Chairman of the Board

Michel Azibert

62 2013 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Commercial & Development Officer, Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee

Sandrine Teran

2017 Group Chief Financial Officer and IT Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Antoine Mingalon

2017 Chief Human Resource Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Gerry O'Sullivan

2017 Executive Vice President Global TV and Video

Jacques Dutronc

Chief Development & Innovation Officer, Member of the Executive Committee and Management Committee

Edouard Silverio

2011 Group General Counsel and Company Secretary, Member of the Executive Committee and Management Committee

Jean-Hubert Lenotte

Chief Strategy and Strategic Marketing Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Jean D'Arthuys

49 2015 Director

Paul-Francois Fournier

49 2017 Director

Stephanie Frachet

40 2015 Director - Permanent representative of Bpifrance Participations

Esther Gaide

56 2017 Director

Didier Leroy

59 2017 Director

Ana Fau

49 2017 Independent Director

Ross McInnes

63 2013 Independent Director

Carole Piwnica

59 2010 Independent Director

Joanna Darlington

2013 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Dominique D'Hinnin

Mr. Dominique D'Hinnin serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors at EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS S.A. since November 8, 2017. Until November 8, 2017, he represented Fonds Strategique de Participations (FSP) on Eutelsat's Board of Directors. He was Lagardere Co-managing Partner from 2010 to 2016. He holds advanced degrees from Ecole Normale Superieure and is Inspecteur des finances. He joined the Lagardere Group in 1990 as an advisor to Philippe Camus. He was then appointed as the Internal Audit Manager, Hachette Livre Finance Manager in 1993, and, in 1994 Executive Vice-President of Grolier Inc (Connecticut, USA). He was Lagardere Chief Financial Officer from 1998 to 2010. He currently is a Board Member of the Spanish media company PRISA.

Rodolphe Belmer

Mr. Rodolphe Belmer serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director at EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS S.A. since June 30, 2016. He is Chief Executive Officer of the company since March 1, 2016. Rodolphe Belmer began his career in the marketing department of Procter & Gamble France before joining McKinsey in 1998. He is a graduate of HEC business school. He joined the Canal+ Group in 2001 and was appointed Head of Marketing and Strategy in 2002. From 2003 he oversaw the editorial division of the group, initially as CEO of Canal+, and from 2006 onwards, as Head of all pay-TV channels. He led the Group’s diversification into free-to-air television in 2011, notably through the acquisition and re-launch of D8 and D17. In 2012 he was appointed CEO of the Canal+ Group.

Yohann Leroy

Mr. Yohann Leroy serves as Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technical Officer and Secretary of the Executive Committee, Member of the Management Committee of EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS S.A. since April 2017. He joined Eutelsat in 2010 as Director of Strategy before being appointed as Director of Engineering and Secretary of the Executive Committee in 2013. In July 2014, Yohann Leroy became Chief Technical Officer and Deputy CEO in April 2017. He was Director of Strategy and Member of the Management Committee as of March 24, 2010. He worked in the office of the French Prime Minister, where he was technical advisor for Industry and Information Technology from 2007 to 2010. This followed four years as head of the industrial development department at the Ile de France regional division for industry, research and the environment (DRIRE). He has a degree in Engineering from the Ecole des Mines de Paris and he is also a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique.

John Birt

Lord John Birt serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Eutelsat Communications SA. He is also Member of the Governance, Nominating and Remuneration Committee. He was Chairman of Infinis Ltd from 2006 to 2007, Waste Recycling Group in 2006 and Maltby Capital Ltd (2007-2010), and a Consultant for Cap Gemini (2005-2010). Prior to that, Lord Birt was a Strategy Advisor to the British Prime Minister Tony Blair from 2000 to 2005. At the same time, he also worked as a Consultant for Mc Kinsey’s Global Media Practice. Lord Birt was Appointed Managing Director of the BBC from 1987 to 1992 and then Managing Director until 2000. A graduate of University of Oxford, he started his career as Director of Programs of LWT in 1982. He also serves as Chairman of the Investor Advisory Board of Terra Firma, Chairman of Paypal Europe and Director of Incinis.

Michel Azibert

Mr. Michel Azibert is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Commercial & Development Officer, Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee of Eutelsat Communications SA. He graduated from the Ecole Centrale de Paris in 1978 and Ecole Nationale d'Administration in 1982. From 1982 to 1989 he worked at the French State Council (Conseil d'Etat), before joining TDF where his appointments have included Development and International director and Group Deputy CEO since October 2008.

Sandrine Teran

Ms. Sandrine Teran serves as Group Chief Financial Officer and IT Officer, Member of the Executive Committee of EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS S.A. since January 9, 2017. Sandrine Teran was formerly Managing Director of Louis Dreyfus Holding (based in the Netherlands) and has occupied other key executive positions in the Louis Dreyfus Group during the past eight years, notably Global Head of tax and Corporate Secretary, and subsequently Global CFO of Louis Dreyfus Company. From 2000 to 2008 she was head of taxation, corporate finance and internal audit at Eutelsat, contributing to significant structural changes including the privatisation in 2001 and the IPO in 2005. She began her career at Ipsen as risk manager in charge of tax and insurance before joining Euro Disney where she was Head of tax. Sandrine is a finance and tax graduate from Dauphine State University.

Antoine Mingalon

Mr. Antoine Mingalon serves as Chief Human Resource Officer, Member of the Executive Board at EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS S.A. since January 2, 2017. He joins Eutelsat from Vimpelcom, the international telecom services group, where he was Group Human Resources Director - Technology Function, based in Amsterdam. From 2012 to 2014, as Chief Human Resources Officer, he developed and executed the Human Resources strategy at Criteo, a technology company engaged in digital and personalised performance marketing in France and internationally. From 2008 to 2012 he held executive Human Resource positions at Areva that he joined from Bristol-Myers Squibb, based in Abu Dhabi and Cairo. He started his career at Schlumberger Ltd as Human Resources Director Europe Africa and Latin America and then spent four years at Autodesk Inc as Human Resources Director Southern Europe before joining the Paris office of PwC Transaction Services Group as head of HR Due Diligence and postmerger integration. He holds a Masters degree in Human Resources management at the Institut de Gestion Sociale.

Gerry O'Sullivan

Mr. Gerry O'Sullivan has been Executive Vice President Global TV and Video at EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS S.A. since November 15, 2017. He is an international media executive with experience of commercial, marketing, operational and technical strategies for broadcasters and system operators, including the BBC, BSkyB, Deutsche Telekom, Digicel, Fox News and ABC. His executive positions at BSkyB from 2000 to 2010 include Director of Strategic Product Management, responsible for innovations that include the launch of Sky+ HD and Video on Demand services. From 2011 to 2013 he was Senior Vice President Global TV and Entertainment at Deutsche Telekom to develop its global media business. Most recently, at Digicel Group, he devised strategies on cloud-based multi-screen consumer propositions and steered the launch of IPTV across the Caribbean.

Jacques Dutronc

Edouard Silverio

Mr. Edouard Silverio serves as Group General Counsel and Company Secretary, Member of the Executive Committee and Management Committee of Eutelsat Communications SA since January 24, 2011. Previously, he worked for Club Mediterranee, which he joined in 2002 as Group General Counsel, assuming the additional function of General Secretary in January 2007. Prior to Club Mediterranee, he was General Counsel for France, Africa and the Middle East at Matra Nortel Communications/Nortel Networks. From 1990 to 1994, he worked as lawyer in the legal division of Lagardere in the telecommunications, space and defense sector. He was Head of Legal Division of GIE Axa from 1986 to 1990. He started his carrier in 1993, working for Drouot Assurances. Mr. Silverio graduated in Law from the Universite Paris X Nanterre and holds a Masters degree in Finance from the Universite Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne. He also holds an MBA (Master of Business Administration degree) from the Centre de Perfectionnement aux Affaires.

Jean-Hubert Lenotte

Jean D'Arthuys

Mr. Jean D'Arthuys serves as Director of EUTELSAT Communications SA since November 5, 2015. He was Director - Representing BPI Participations of EUTELSAT Communications SA until November 5, 2015. He is a graduate of HEC. In charge development and strategy M6 Group from 1996 to 1999, he became Management Board member in 1999. He directs television activities digital and Group development, before becoming CEO of General TV channel Paris Premiere and W9. Recognized for his media and digital experience, he was a director of GST, Sportfive and Newsweb. He was also President and CEO the football club Girondins de Bordeaux. From 2007 to 2010 he was a partner the fund PAI Partners, responsible for media, Internet and telecommunications.

Paul-Francois Fournier

Mr. Paul-Francois Fournier serves as Director of Eutelsat Communications S.A. since November 8, 2017. He is currently Director of Innovation and Member of the Executive Committee of the Banque Publique d'Investissement (Bpifrance) after having spent nearly 20 years at Orange where he held various positions, first in the Enterprise segment, subsequently at Wanadoo and finally as Head of the Orange Technocentre.

Stephanie Frachet

Ms. Stephanie Frachet serves as Director - Permanent representative of Bpifrance Participations at EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS S.A. since October 16, 2015. She is graduate of the ESSEC Business School. She has fifteen years of experience in finance and private equity. She was in charge of transaction services for six years at Ernst & Young and then PricewaterhouseCoopers, then worked in auditing and financial consulting on mergers/acquisitions and LBOs. In 2007, she joined the Leverage Finance team at Societe Generale, in charge of LBO operation financing and led a number of restructuring operations. In 2009, she joined the Fonds Strategique d’Investissement (renamed Bpifrance Participations, as part of the creation of the Bpifrance Group under a process of contributions through which the Caisse des Depots et Consignations and the French State became joint shareholders of the BPI Group, the sole shareholder of Bpifrance Participations) where she is Investment Director. She is also, as Permanent Representative of Bpifrance, Board Member of Sarenza and Cylande and Censor of Paprec and Carso. She is an independent Director of Eurosic.

Esther Gaide

Ms. Esther Gaide serves as Director of EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS S.A. since November 8, 2017. She is Chief Financial Officer of the Technicolor Group. She was previously Deputy Chief Financial Officer and HR Director of Havas Group for five years, after holding various financial positions within the Bollore Group.

Didier Leroy

Mr. Didier Leroy serves as Director of Eutelsat Communications S.A. since November 8, 2017. He is a recognized expert in the automotive industry. He began his career at Renault where he held various positions before joining Toyota, where he is now Executive Vice President and a member of the Board of Directors of Toyota Motor Corporation.

Ana Fau

Ms. Ana Garcia Fau serves as Independent Director of EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS S.A. since June 30, 2017. She was Director at EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS S.A. from November 5, 2015. She graduated in Economics, Business Administration (Finance) and Law from Universidad Pontifica Comillas in Madrid, Ana holds an M.B.A. from MIT Sloan School of Management in Boston, USA. She began her career in management consulting at McKinsey & Co. in Madrid, and at the M&A department of Goldman Sachs in London. She built up her career at the Telefonica Group, serving as Chief Corporate Development Officer and Chief Financial Officer at TPI-Paginas Amarillas, listed directory business, from 1997 until 2006. She was responsible for the international expansion of the company, business development and strategy, holding in parallel Board positions at Telfisa in Spain, Publiguías in Chile, TPI Brasil, Telinver in Argentina and TPI Peru, amongst others. In 2006 she was appointed CEO of Yell for the Spanish and Latin American businesses (2006-2014), expanding her role to the U.S. Hispanic market, based in Houston, Texas. In 2013 she was appointed Chief Global Strategy Officer of hibu (former Yell Group) responsible for partnerships and the digital strategy. Since its IPO in June 2014 she serves as Non-executive Director at Merlin Properties Socimi, the leading real state company in Spain (REIT), and is a member of its Audit & Control Committee. She also serves since April 2016 as Non-executive Director at Technicolor in Paris, leading technology company for the media and entertainment industry. She is member of the Audit, and Nominations & Governance Committees. From June 2016 she is serving at the Board of Renovalia Energy, company owned by Cerberus Capital, that operates in the renewable energy sector, and Chair of its Audit Committee. She is currently member of the International Women Forum and the Women Corporate Directors associations, the Spanish Institute of Directors (ICA), and of the Executive Committee of the MIT Club of Spain.

Ross McInnes

Mr. Ross McInnes serves as an Independent Director of Eutelsat Communications SA since February 7, 2013. He is also General Deputy Director at Safran. He joined Safran in 2009. Before that, he acted as the Vice President of Macquarie Capital (Europe). Moreover, he held post such as Member of the Executive committee and General Financial and Strategy Director at PRP, Financial Officer at Thales and Eridania Beghin-Say. He is also Member of the Board of Directors of Faurecia et de Generale de Sante. He holds an M.A. degree from St. John's College, University of Oxford.

Carole Piwnica

Ms. Carole Piwnica is an Independent Director of Eutelsat Communications SA as of November 9, 2010. She is Chairwoman of the Company's Governance, Nominating and Remuneration Committee and Member of the Audit Committee. She is also a Director of Naxos UK and Member of the Board of Directors of Sanofi. Louis Delhaize and Amyris Inc. Prior to that, she was the Chairman of the Board of Amylum, Director and Vice Chairman of Tate & Lyle plc, Director of Dairy Crest Group plc and Member of the Remuneration Committee and Chairman of the Social Responsibility Committee of Aviva Plc. She graduated from Universite Libre de Bruxelles with a Juris Doctor and holds a Master in Law from New York University.

Joanna Darlington