The Board of Eutelsat Communications has unanimously approved the proposal from its Chairman Giuliano Berretta to nominate Michel de Rosen as Deputy Chief Executive Officer.
Rosen joins Eutelsat Communications on July 1st. 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. Rosen was CEO of RhÃ´ne-Poulenc Rorer (USA) from 1993 to 1999. From 2000 to 2008 he was Chairman and CEO of ViroPharma in the US.