Christoph Mühleib will become the new managing director of Astra Deutschland on January 1, 2017.
At Luxembourg-based parent company SES, Mühleib will take over the position of vice president sales and marketing for Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH) on September 1, 2016.
Mühleib joined SES in 2003 and since then assumed various commercial functions and responsibilities, his last position being vice president sales at the satellite operator’s technical services subsidiary SES Platform Services (now MX1).
Mühleib replaces Wolfgang Elsäßer who left the satellite operator on May 1, 2016 and assumed a new position at Deutsche Telekom.
Norbert Hölzle, senior vice president commercial Europe at SES, has since then taken on Elsäßer’s responsibilities in addition to his current functions.