SES has appointed Christophe De Hauwer Chief Development Officer (CDO) and member of the company’s Executive Committee, effective August 1st 2015.
De Hauwer will succeed Gerson Souto, the company’s current CDO, who has decided to step down. Gerson will continue to advise SES and work with the Executive Committee on development projects in Latin America and elsewhere.
De Hauwer has been with the Company for over 10 years, holding several positions of responsibility in the areas of Strategic Marketing, Strategic and Business Planning and Corporate Development. In his current role of Senior Vice President, Fleet Development and Yield Management, he oversees the overall optimisation of the entire SES satellite fleet and its future development.