SES restructures by adding SES Video, SES Networks

SES (Euronext Paris: SESG) (LuxX: SESG) board of directors has approved a restructuring of SES´s go-to-market organisation model with the creation of two highly focused business units, SES Video and SES Networks, focusing on the video- and data-centric segments in which SES operates, the company said.

The new organisation, which will be implemented during the course of 2017, will gather all go-to-market capabilities and allow SES to deliver increasingly differentiated and essential satellite-enabled communication solutions to SES clients in the respective video and data-centric segments. SES Networks comprises the Enterprise, Mobility, and Government segments and integrates O3b Networks.

Ferdinand Kayser, currently Chief Commercial Officer of SES, is appointed Chief Executive Officer of SES Video; Steve Collar, currently Chief Executive Officer of O3b Networks, is appointed Chief Executive Officer of SES Networks. Both will report to Karim Michel Sabbagh, President and Chief Executive Officer of SES.

In addition to the President and Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Executive Officer of SES Video and Chief Executive Officer of SES Networks, the Executive Committee of SES comprises the Chief Financial Officer, Padraig McCarthy; the Chief Strategy and Development Officer, Christophe De Hauwer; the Chief Technology Officer, Martin Halliwell; the Chief Human Resources Officer, Evie Roos; and the Chief Legal Officer, John Purvis.

SES is a satellite operator and the first to deliver a differentiated and scalable GEO-MEO offering worldwide, with more than 50 satellites in Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) and 12 in Medium Earth Orbit (MEO).