Rodolphe Belmer, CEO Eutelsat Communications
Rodolphe Belmer joined Eutelsat on 1 December 2015 as Deputy CEO alongside Michel Azibert, Deputy CEO and Chief Commercial and Development Officer. He succeeded Michel de Rosen as CEO on 1 March 2016.
In 2001, Rodolphe joined Groupe Canal where he was appointed Head of Marketing and Strategy in 2002. From 2003 onwards he oversaw the editorial division of the group, initially as CEO of Canal+, and from 2006 onwards, as head of all pay-TV channels. He led the diversification of the Group into free-to-air television in 2011, notably through the acquisition and relaunch of D8 and D17. In 2012, he was appointed CEO of Groupe Canal.
Rodolphe Belmer began his career in Procter & Gamble France before joining McKinsey in 1998. He is a graduate of France’s HEC Business School.