Eutelsat Communications has announced the appointment of Edouard Silverio as group general counsel and company secretary. He succeeds Sylvie Lallement, former group general counsel, who has left the Eutelsat to pursue other professional opportunities.
Edouard Silverio comes to Eutelsat Communications from Club Méditerranée, which he joined in 2002 as group general counsel, assuming the additional function of company secretary in January 2007. Prior to Club Méditerranée, he was legal counsel for France, Africa and the Middle East at Matra Nortel Communications/Nortel Networks. From 1990 to 1994 he worked in the international legal division of Lagardère in telecommunications, space and defence activities, which he integrated from Axa as a Legal Division Head from 1983 to 1990.
Aged 52, and a French national, Edouard Silverio graduated in law from Paris X (Nanterre) and holds a DESS in finance from the Université Paris I (Sorbonne). He also holds an MBA from the Centre de Perfectionnement aux Affaires (Groupe HEC).