The board of directors of Eutelsat Communications (Paris: ETL) has decided to submit for approval to the Annual General Assembly of 8 November 2017 the appointment of Dominique D´Hinnin, currently board representative of FSP (Fonds StratÃ©gique de Participations), as a Director of Eutelsat Communications, the company said.
Subject to the approval of this appointment, Dominique D´Hinnin will be appointed Chairman of the board of Eutelsat Communications. FSP will designate a new board representative to replace Dominique D´Hinnin.
D´Hinnin will succeed Michel de Rosen who will retire from his duties as non-executive Chairman of the board of Eutelsat Communications at the same time.
Dominique D´Hinnin was LagardÃ¨re Co-managing Partner from 2010 to 2016. He holds advanced degrees from Ãcole normale supÃ©rieure and is Inspecteur des finances. He joined the LagardÃ¨re 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 LagardÃ¨re Chief Financial Officer from 1998 to 2010. He is also a board Member of PRISA, the Spanish media company.
Established in 1977, Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL, ISIN code: FR0010221234) is one of the world´s and most experienced operators of communications satellites. The company provides capacity on 39 satellites to clients that include broadcasters and broadcasting associations, pay-TV operators, video, data and Internet service providers, enterprises and government agencies.
Eutelsat´s satellites provide ubiquitous coverage of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Americas, enabling video, data, broadband and government communications to be established irrespective of a user´s location. Headquartered in Paris, with offices and teleports around the globe, Eutelsat represents a workforce of 1,000 men and women from 37 countries who are experts in their fields and work with clients to deliver the highest quality of service.