Eutelsat strengthens management team

September 10, 2013 06.48 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

Eutelsat - Communications System Control Centre (Rambouillet, France)Eutelsat has announced that Andrew Jordan, formerly CEO of Eutelsat Asia, has joined its executive committee.

He will be based in Paris and supervise the company’s growth strategy in Asia and drive strategic projects.

At the same time, Ken Loke, previously CCO of Eutelsat Asia, has assumed the post of CEO of Eutelsat Asia, based in Singapore.

Jordan joined Eutelsat following the acquisition of the GE-23 satellite, since renamed Eutelsat 172A, in 2012.

Commenting on his advancement, Michel de Rosen, CEO of Eutelsat, said: “Andrew’s record as a longstanding industry professional further buttresses the broad range of skills assembled in our Executive Committee. We were delighted he accepted to join Eutelsat after we acquired Eutelsat 172A last year, not only because of his extensive knowledge of Asia Pacific markets but also for his overall insight of the trends shaping the satellite business.”