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SES Appoints John-Paul Hemingway as CEO of SES Networks


SES announced today that John-Paul Hemingway has been appointed as CEO
of SES Networks with effect from 5 April 2018, succeeding Steve Collar
who officially takes on his new position as President & CEO of SES.

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SES Appoints John-Paul Hemingway as CEO of SES Networks (Photo: Business Wire)

SES Appoints John-Paul Hemingway as CEO of SES Networks (Photo: Business Wire)

In his new function, Hemingway will join the Executive Committee of SES
which then comprises Steve Collar (President & CEO), Andrew Browne
(Chief Financial Officer), Ferdinand Kayser (CEO SES Video), Christophe
De Hauwer (Chief Strategy and Development Officer), Martin Halliwell
(Chief Technology Officer), Evie Roos (Chief Human Resources Officer)
and John Purvis (Chief Legal Officer).

Hemingway previously served as SES Networks' Executive Vice President of
Product, Marketing & Strategy where he was responsible for business
development, strategy, product development and management as well as
marketing. He was the Chief Marketing Officer of O3b Networks before SES
acquired the company and integrated it into its data-focused business
unit, SES Networks. Hemingway joined O3b from the network specialist
Ciena where he held various senior management roles in strategy, sales,
product, marketing and technical functions. He holds a PhD in Optical
Communications from Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK and is
a British citizen.

"John-Paul was instrumental in the outstanding success of O3b and its
integration into SES," said SES President & CEO Steve Collar. "Not only
is John-Paul an executive with extensive skill sets and experiences in
numerous disciplines, his background in the telecommunications and
network industry also means that he has great insights into what our
customers are seeking when building and managing their network and
business solutions. I have no doubt that John-Paul will set out to lead
the teams and achieve the vision of SES Networks to capture significant
growth potential in our different markets and segments and become a
leading global communications service provider."

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About SES

SES is the world-leading satellite operator and the first to deliver a
differentiated and scalable GEO-MEO offering worldwide, with more than
50 satellites in Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) and 16 in Medium Earth
Orbit (MEO). SES focuses on value-added, end-to-end solutions in two key
business units: SES Video and SES Networks. The company provides
satellite communications services to broadcasters, content and internet
service providers, mobile and fixed network operators, governments and
institutions. SES's portfolio includes ASTRA, O3b and MX1, a leading
media service provider that offers a full suite of innovative digital
video and media services. SES is listed on the Euronext Paris and
Luxembourg Stock Exchange (TICKER:SESG). Further information is
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