Ross McInnes appointed to Board of Eutelsat Communications

PR Newswire/Les Echos/ 
Ross Mclnnes appointed to Board of Eutelsat Communications 
Paris, 7 February 2013 - Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today
announced that Ross McInnes has been co-opted to the Board as an independent
director. He replaces Olivier Rozenfeld who has resigned his seat after almost
three years as an independent director. Ross McInnes will also assume the
chairmanship of the Audit Committee that was previously chaired by Olivier
Ross McInnes, an Australian and French national, is Deputy CEO of Safran, the
aerospace, defence and security company headquartered in Paris. Prior to 
joining Safran, in 2009, he was Vice-Chairman of Macquarie Capital (Europe) 
based in London and Paris. Previous executive appointments include Executive 
Board member, Finance and Strategy at PPR (Pinault, Printemps, Redoute), CFO 
of Thales and CFO of Eridania Beghin-Say. He is also a Board member of 
Faurecia, and Générale de Santé. 
Jean-Martin Folz, Chairman of the Board, said: "We are delighted to welcome 
Ross to the Board. His international profile and business and financial 
experience, including in the aerospace sector, add new weight to our skills 
as we assess prospects for the continued growth of Eutelsat. I also take this 
opportunity to express the Board's sincere appreciation to Olivier Rozenfeld 
for his significant contribution to our work over the last years." 
The appointment of Ross McI nnes will be submitted for approval to the next
shareholders' meeting. 
About Eutelsat Communications ( 
Eutelsat Communications is the holding company of Eutelsat S.A. With capacity
commercialised on 30 satellites delivering reach of Europe, the Middle East,
Africa, Asia, significant parts of the Americas and the Asia-Pacific, Eutelsat
Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL, ISIN code: FR0010221234) is one of the
world's leading satellite operators. As of 30 September 2012 Eutelsat's
satellites were broadcasting more than 4,400 television channels to over 200
million cable and satellite homes in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The
Group's satellites also provide a wide range of services for TV contribution,
corporate networks and fixed and mobile broadband markets. Headquartered in
Paris, Eutelsat and its subsidiaries employ over 750 commercial, technical 
and operational professionals from 30 countries. 
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