Michel de Rosen has been named as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Eutelsat Communications and will take Giuliano Berretta’s place later in the year.
De Rosen joins Eutelsat on July 1. He will collaborate closely with Giuliano Berretta in advance of assuming the position of Chief Executive Officer after the General Assembly of Shareholders which will take place in November 2009. Berretta will continue thereafter as Chairman of the Board.
Michel de Rosen (58 years) is a graduate of the HEC business school and France’s National School of Administration (ENA – Ecole Nationale d’Administration). From 2000 to 2008 he was Chairman and CEO of ViroPharma in the USA. He returned to France in 2008 to the position of Chairman and CEO of SGD.