Norbert Hölzle, senior vice president commercial Europe of satellite operator SES, is the new managing director of German branch Astra Deutschland.
Hölzle takes over the post in addition to his current function, the company announced in Munich.
On April 29, 2016 it emerged that Wolfgang Elsäßer, managing director of Astra Deutschland and vice president sales Central Western Europe of SES, leaves the satellite operator on May 1, 2016.
“After more than a decade at Astra, the time has come to take on a new professional challenge. I leave the company in best friendship and want to thank our partners for the fruitful and excellent collaboration,” said Elsäßer.
He didn’t give details on his future occupation.