Eutelsat Germany appoints Schmitt

January 14, 2013 20.42 Europe/London By Robert Briel

Eutelsat Germany has appointed Hans Peter Schmitt as Area Manager DACH (Germany, Austria, Switzerland).

Based in Cologne, Schmitt will he will be responsible for customers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and drive new business. He succeeds Dr. Michael Gordon.

“We are grateful to Dr. Michael Gordon for his contribution to the development of our business in the last ten years. With the appointment of Hans Peter Schmitt Area Manager DACH we lay the basis for a continuous optimal customer service. At the same time we will help his international experience while further expanding the dynamic growth of Eutelsat in the key markets of Germany, Austria and Switzerland,” said Martina Rutenbeck, managing director Eutelsat Services & Beteiligungen GmbH.

Hans Peter Schmitt has more than twenty years of sales and management experience in the satellite industry. He comes from ND SatCom GmbH.