Michel de Rosen, Chairman, Eutelsat Communications
Michel de Rosen joined Eutelsat on 1 July 2009 as Deputy CEO, before being appointed CEO and Board Member on 9 November 2009. From 16 September 2013 to 29 February 2016 he was Chairman and CEO. On 1 March 2016 the CEO function was assumed by Rodolphe Belmer with Michel de Rosen remaining Chairman.
Michel de Rosen graduated from France’s HEC Business School and the École Nationale d’Administration (ENA). He began his career in the French Inspection générale des finances. He was a member of the Minister of Defence’s office from 1980 to 1981 and then Chief of Staff for the Minister for Industry and Telecommunications from 1986 to 1988.
In the Rhône-Poulenc Group, Michel de Rosen was CEO of Pharmuka (1983-1986), CEO of Rhône-Poulenc Fibres and Polymères (1988-1993), then Chairman and CEO of Rhône Poulenc Rorer (United States, 1993-1999).
From 2000 to 2008, he was CEO of Viro-Pharma in the USA before returning to France in 2008 as Chairman and CEO of SGD.