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Eutelsat Communications SA (ETL.PA)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Dominique D'Hinnin

60 2017 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Rodolphe Belmer

50 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Non-Executive Director

Yohann Leroy

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

Michel Azibert

64 2019 Deputy Chief Executive Officer

John Birt

75 2015 Non-Executive Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Sandrine Teran

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

Marie-Sophie Rouzaud

2019 Group Chief Human Resource Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Julie Burguburu

2019 General Counsel, Member of the Executive Committee, Secretary

Philippe Oliva

46 2019 Chief Commercial Officer

Jacques Dutronc

2019 Director of Development , Member of the Executive Board

Jean-Hubert Lenotte

2019 Head of Strategy and Resources Department, Member of the Executive Committee

Cynthia Gordon

2020 Director

Jean D'Arthuys

52 2015 Non-Executive Director

Paul-Francois Fournier

51 2017 Non-Executive Director

Stephanie Frachet

42 2011 Non-Executive Director - Permanent representative of Bpifrance Participations

Agnes Audier

55 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director - Representative of Fonds Strategique d'Investissement

Ana Fau

51 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Esther Gaide

58 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Didier Leroy

62 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Ross McInnes

66 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Carole Piwnica

62 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Joanna Darlington

2013 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Dominique D'Hinnin

Mr. Dominique D'Hinnin has been Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board at EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS S.A. since November 8, 2017. Dominique D’Hinnin was Lagardère Co-managing Partner from 2010 to 2016. He is a graduate of the École normale supérieure and a former Inspecteur des finances. He joined the Lagardère Group in 1990 as an advisor to Philippe Camus. He was then appointed Internal Audit Manager, CFO of Hachette Livre in 1993, and in 1994, Executive Vice-President of Grolier, Inc. (Connecticut, U.S.A.). He was Lagardère CFO from 1998 to 2009, and Lagardère SCA Co-managing Partner between 2009 and 2016. He is former Board Member of Canal+ and former Advisory Board Member of Price Waterhouse Coopers France. He is currently a Board Member of the Spanish media company PRISA, a Board Member of the French Company Edenred and a Board Member of the Belgium distribution company Louis Delhaize S.A. On 8 November 2017, Dominique D’Hinnin was appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Eutelsat Communications S.A.

Rodolphe Belmer

Mr. Rodolphe Belmer serves as Chief Executive Officer and Non-Executive Director at EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS S.A. since June 30, 2016. Graduate of France’s HEC business school, Rodolphe Belmer began his career in the marketing department of Procter & Gamble France before joining McKinsey in 1998. 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 relaunch of D8 and D17. In 2012, he was appointed CEO of the Canal+ Group. Rodolphe Belmer joined Eutelsat on 1 December 2015 and was appointed CEO on 1 March 2016.

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 the Company.A. since April 25, 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, Mr. 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.

Michel Azibert

Mr. Michel Azibert serves as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Company. 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.

John Birt

Lord John Birt has been Non-Executive Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Eutelsat Communications S.A. since 2015. Lord Birt, graduate of Oxford University, is member of the House of Lords. He served as Director General of the BBC (1992-2000) then as Strategy Adviser to the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair (2000-2005). He was also Chairman of Waste Recycling Group (2006), Infinis Ltd (2006-2007) Maltby Capital Ltd (2007-2010), Paypal Europe (2010- 2014), HEG (2013-2017) and CPA Global (2015-2017). He worked as an adviser to McKinsey (2000-2005) and Capgemini (2005-2010). He is currently an adviser to Terra Firma Capital Partners.

Sandrine Teran

Ms. Sandrine Teran serves as Group Chief Financial Officer and IT Officer, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company.A. since January 9, 2017. Ms. Sandrine Teran was formerly Managing Director of Louis Dreyfus Holding (based in the Netherlands) and 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. Ms. Teran is a finance and tax graduate from Dauphine State University.

Marie-Sophie Rouzaud

Ms. Marie-Sophie Rouzaud serves as Group Chief Human Resource Officer, Member of the Executive Committee of the Company. Marie-Sophie Rouzaud has an expansive knowledge of Eutelsat, having served as the company’s Head of International Human Resources since 2017.She has more than twenty years of experience, with a focus on international team management, talent building and corporate change. She has spent her entire professional career working for high-tech companies: after holding several senior positions at Alcatel-Lucent, she joined Technicolor in 2011. Her responsibilities included driving the integration of employees during Technicolor's acquisition of Cisco's Connected Objects business unit.

Julie Burguburu

Ms. Julie Burguburu serves as General Counsel, Member of the Executive Committee, Secretary of the Company. As a senior counsel member ('maitre de requetes') to the French Conseil d'Etat, she was, up until now, a State rapporteur to the Administrative Litigation Division. She has held several top management positions in the French State administration. From 2014 to 2016, she was Deputy Chief-of-Staff to Claude Bartolone, President of France's National Assembly, then from 2016 to 2017, to Bernard Cazeneuve, in his role of Interior Minister and then Prime Minister. She previously spent four years in Shanghai, China, where she was Vice-President of Veolia China, with the responsibility of transforming the company. In particular, she steered the reorganization of the Chinese and Japanese structures as well as the merger of Veolia's water and waste management entities in China. Prior to that, she had served seven years at the French Conseil d'Etat from 2003 to 2010.

Philippe Oliva

Mr. Philippe Oliva serves as Chief Commercial Officer of the Company. Previously, he served as Vice President and Managing Director of Strategic Accounts at IBM. Mr. Oliva joined IBM in 1999 and held several senior positions including head of Business Services France and Vice President of Integrated Technology Services. During his career at IBM he oversaw the launch of the Cloud business and Hybrid Cloud services in France, then in the United States where he worked for several years. He is graduate of Ecole Superieure des Ingenieurs Commerciaux.

Jacques Dutronc

Jean-Hubert Lenotte

Cynthia Gordon

Jean D'Arthuys

Mr. Jean D'Arthuys has served as Non-Executive Director of EUTELSAT Communications SA since November 5, 2015. A graduate of HEC, Jean d’Arthuys pursued his career in the media and digital sector, primarily in the M6 Group, and in investment. Appointed head of development and strategy of the M6 Group in 1996, he became member of the Management Board in 1999. He headed the digital television activity, before becoming the CEO of Paris Première and W9. Recognised for his experience and digital media, Jean d’Arthuys served a Director of TPS, Sportfive and Newsweb. He was also Chairman and CEO of the football club “Girondins de Bordeaux”. Between 2007 and 2010 he was a partner of the fund PAI Partners, responsible for media, Internet and telecommunications. In 2010, he joined the Executive Committee of the Strategic Investment Fund (Renamed Bpifrance Participations, as part of the creation of the group Bpifrance after an intake process under which the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations and French State became joint shareholders of BPI Group, sole shareholder of Bpifrance Participations) in charge of investment. Currently he is CEO.

Paul-Francois Fournier

Mr. Paul-Francois Fournier serves as Non-Executive Director of Eutelsat Communications S.A. since November 8, 2017. Paul-François Fournier, graduate of Telecom ParisTech, began his career at France Télécom Orange Group in 1994 as a business engineer in the France Business sector. After seven years working in the development of corporate services, in 2001 he became Broadband Director of Wanadoo, where he ensured the take-off of ADSL offers in France, which rose from a few thousand customers in 2001 to more than 3 million by the end of 2004, then internationally as a member of the Executive Board of the Wanadoo Group. He then oversaw strategic projects like the launch of Livebox and Voice Over IP, in partnership with the French start-ups Inventel and Netcentrex. In addition to his experience in the field of Internet services and partnerships (he was, for instance, the architect of Orange’s acquisition of Dailymotion and Cityvox, as well as partnerships with Microsoft, Google and Facebook), Paul-François Fournier has excellent operational knowledge of marketing innovation. He was, from 2011, Executive Director of Orange’s Technocentre, in charge of product innovation (Boxes, Cloud, etc.), where he radically transformed the organisation with a more regional and decentralised approach (creation of the Amman and Abidjan Technocentres). Since April 2013, PaulFrançois Fournier has been Head of Innovation and Executive Committee Member of the Banque Publique d’Investissement (Bpifrance). ).

Stephanie Frachet

Ms. Stephanie Frachet serves as Non-Executive Director - Permanent representative of Bpifrance Participations of the Company.A. since February 17, 2011. Bpifrance Participations (since 12 July 2013, formerly Fonds Stratégique d’Investissement – FSI) is currently represented on the Company’s Board of Directors by Stéphanie Frachet. Graduate of the ESSEC business school, Stéphanie Frachet has 18 years of experience in finance and private equity. She was in charge of transaction services for six years at Ernst & Young and then Pricewaterhouse Coopers audit and then in financial consulting on M&A and LBOs. In 2007, she joined the Leverage Finance team at Société Générale, in charge of LBO financing and led a number of restructuring transactions. In 2009, she joined the Fonds Stratégique d’Investissement (renamed Bpifrance Participations, as part of the creation of the Bpifrance Group under a process of contributions through which the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations and the French State became joint shareholders of the BPI Group, the sole shareholder of Bpifrance Participations) where she is Managing Director, member of the Capital Development Executive Committee. She is also a Board Member at Constellium (listed company on the NYSE) and at Sulo (ex-Plastic Omnium Environment) and Censeur at Paprec.

Agnes Audier

Ms. Agnes Audier has been Non-Executive Independent Director representing Fonds Strategique d'Investissement on the Board of Eutelsat Communications SA since November 4, 2016. The FSP has been a Director of Eutelsat Communications since 4 November 2016, its permanent representative is Mrs Agnès Audier. Agnès Audier is a former student of École normale supérieure, an Engineer (Ingénieur en chef des mines) and scientist by training (with a post-graduate diploma in Material Sciences) and a graduate of Sciences-Po. From 1993 to 1995 Agnès Audier was technical advisor to the Minister of Social Affairs of Health and the Urban Policy, Mrs Simone Veil. From 1995 to 1997, she was appointed Head of the Private Office of the Ministry of Small Businesses and Retail, Trade and Handicrafts of Mr Jean-Pierre Raffarin, subsequently appointed as Prime Minister. From 1997 to 2001, Agnès Audier was Senior Vice President for Strategy and Business Development, Secretary of the Executive Committee of Vivendi Group. She was then appointed Chief Operating Officer of VivendiNet, Vivendi Universal’s Internet and Technology Division. From 2003 to 2006, Agnès Audier was Executive Vice President and Chief Performance Officer for Havas Group, the world’s fifth largest advertising and communications group. In 2007, she joined BCG (Boston Consulting Group) and was elected Partner and Managing Director in 2008. She was member of the Western Europe and Latin America Management Committee. Since October 2019, she is Senior Advisor and independent consultant on issues of digital transformation and data.

Ana Fau

Ms. Ana Garcia Fau serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS S.A. since November 5, 2015. She graduated in Economics, Business Administration (Finance) and Law from Universidad Pontifica Comillas in Madrid, she 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 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, Publiguias, TPI Brasil, Telinver and TPI Peru, among 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 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, technology provider to the media industry. From June 2016 she is serving at the Board and Chair of the Audit Committee of Renovalia Energy, company owned by Cerberus Capital . She is currently Vice-President of the International Women Forum and Member of the Women Corporate Directors, the Spanish Institute of Directors (ICA), and of the Executive Committee of the MIT Club of Spain.

Esther Gaide

Ms. Esther Gaide is Non-Executive Independent Director of EUTELSAT COMMUNICATIONS S.A. since November 8, 2017. Esther Gaide graduated from ESSEC (Paris) and is a chartered accountant. She began her career in 1983 working in the external audit departments of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Paris and London, then with Deloitte in Paris and the U.S.A. In 1994, she joined Bolloré Group where she was appointed Group Internal Audit Director, where she set up the Internal Audit Department participating in the reorganisation of the maritime department and the takeover of the Rivaud Group. Between 1996 and 2006, she successively held the posts of CFO of the Logistics Division, CFO of the Bolloré Africa Logistics division and ultimately Group Director of Controlling, in charge of the accounting, consolidation and control. In 2006, she joined Havas to then become Deputy CFO and HR Director. In 2011, she joined Technicolor (ex-Thomson) as Group Director of Controlling supervising accounting, consolidation and control. In 2012, she was appointed Deputy CFO before becoming CFO and member of the Executive Committee in 2015. In addition, Esther Gaide was appointed CFO of Elior Group on 15 March 2018.

Didier Leroy

Mr. Didier Leroy is Non-Executive Independent Director of Eutelsat Communications S.A. since November 8, 2017. Didier Leroy joined Renault S.A. in 1982, after obtaining an engineering degree. In 1992, he was appointed General Manager at the Douai plant and in 1996, Deputy Director of the Renault Le Mans plant before leading a cross-functional business reform project team, reporting directly to Carlos Ghosn. Mr Leroy joined Toyota to start up the new French plant, Toyota Motor Manufacturing France in Valenciennes, as Vice President. He was appointed President of the plant in 2005 and started leading initiatives at European level in 2007. In 2010, he became President and CEO of Toyota Motor Europe, Toyota’s regional headquarter for Sales, After-Sales, R&D, Engineering and Manufacturing. In 2015, Mr Leroy became the first non-Japanese Executive Vice President and Member of the Board of Directors of Toyota Motor Corporation, double-capping as President of one of the two operational units of the company at global level, covering all the operations in North America and Europe, but also the Japan sales operations. In 2016, Mr Leroy also became the company’s global Chief Competitive Officer. In 2017, his role expanded to cover the entire overseas operations, including emerging markets.

Ross McInnes

Mr. Ross McInnes serves as a Non-Executive Independent Director of Eutelsat Communications SA. Graduate of Oxford University, Ross McInnes began his career at Kleinwort Benson Bank in London, then in Rio de Janeiro. In 1980, he joined the Corporate Finance arm of Continental Bank (now Bank of America), where he held several positions as VicePresident, working in Chicago and Paris. In 1989, Ross McInnes moved to the industrial sector, notably Eridania Beghin-Say, where he became CFO in 1991 and later a member of the Board of Directors in 1999. The following year, he moved to Thomson-CSF (now Thales) as Executive Vice President and CFO, playing a major role in the Company’s transformation. In 2005, he was appointed Senior Vice-President of Finance and Strategy for the PPR Group (Pinault-Printemps-La Redoute, now Kering) before joining the Supervisory Board of Générale de Santé in 2006. He served as interim Chairman of the Management Board from March to June 2007. He then served as Vice-Chairman of Macquarie Capital Europe, a company specialised in infrastructure investments. In March 2009, Ross McInnes joined the Safran Group and became Executive VicePresident of Economics and Finance in June 2009. He served as a member of the Management Board from July 2009 to April 2011. In April 2011 he became Deputy CEO in charge of Economic and Financial Affairs at Safran. Since April 2015, he is Chairman of the Board of Safran. In February 2015, the French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development appointed Ross McInnes as Special Representative for Economic Relations with Australia as part of French economic diplomacy. In November 2016, upon the recommendation of the AFEP and MEDEF, he was appointed to the High Committee for Corporate Governance set up by the AFEP and MEDEF to monitor the application of the AFEP-MEDEF Corporate Governance Code for Listed Companies in France.

Carole Piwnica

Ms. Carole Piwnica is a Non-Executive Independent Director of Eutelsat Communications SA as of November 9, 2010. Carole Piwnica graduated in law from the Université libre de Bruxelles (Belgium), with a Masters degree in Law from New York University. After a career with several international law firms, Carole Piwnica is currently Board Member of Naxos SARL (private equity firm) and a member of the Board of Sanofi (healthcare), Rothschild & Co (financial services) and Amyris Inc (industrial biotechnology). Prior to that, Carole Piwnica was notably Chairman of the Board of Directors of Amylum Group, Board Member and Vice Chairman (regulatory affairs) of Tate & Lyle Plc (food ingredients) and Board Member of Dairy Crest Group Plc (food). She also served as a member of the Board of Directors and the Compensation Committee and Chairperson of the Social Responsibility Committee of the Aviva Plc

Joanna Darlington