Paris, Toulouse, Washington D.C., Montreal, Yokohama, April 12, 2018 – SATConsult, part of the Euroconsult Group, today announced the appointment of David Chégnion as Deputy Managing Director. David joins the team during a time of intense activity in the sector to reinforce SATConsult’s leadership and support the company’s development and sustained expansion in France and across the globe.
David brings with him over 25 years of experience in the telecom and satellite services industries and a balanced track record in international strategy and the management and development of organizations. Previously, David served as Vice President, Head of Strategic Development – Secure Communications at Airbus Defence & Space – CIS from 2014 and Vice President, Sales & Business Development – Government Communications from 2008. Prior to this, he was Vice President Business Development with Alcatel-Lucent where he participated in the creation of Alcatel-Lucent Mobile Broadcast (AMB). David also managed the London-based satellite operator Europe*Star after holding several managerial positions in Alcatel Space (now Thales Alenia Space).
“Now is a very exciting time to be joining SATConsult and the Euroconsult Group,” said David. “The two companies share a highly regarded reputation within the industry and I’m honored to be given such a tremendous opportunity to help steer SATConsult’s development in new directions.”
“I had the pleasure of working with David in the mid 90’s during his positions at Alcatel and Europe*Star and I am delighted to welcome him now to the SATConsult team,” commented Mustapha Elriz, CEO of SATConsult. “His impressive wealth of experience with both government and private actors in the sector will be a key asset to the company and group, allowing us to go to new levels of growth and innovation while maintaining the quality level of service for our clients.”
Pacôme Révillon, CEO of the Euroconsult Group said, “We are pleased to welcome David on-board. The knowledge, expertise and experience that David brings to the group allow us to consolidate the leadership of our organization at a time of change in the sector.”
David will be based in both the Euroconsult Group’s head office in Paris and the SATConsult headquarters in Toulouse.
Southern Aerospace & Telecom Consulting (SATConsult) is a multi-disciplinary, independent consulting firm that supports its clients in the implementation of sustainable satellite-based telecommunications and remote sensing infrastructure worldwide. Formed in 2006, SATConsult brings together a complete range of skills and years of experience working with some of the most prominent commercial and governmental players to provide its clients with tailor-made services covering the complete life-cycle of a satellite project. Headquartered in Toulouse, SATConsult also has an office in Singapore. www.satconsult.eu
About the Euroconsult Group
Following the acquisition of a majority share of SATConsult by Euroconsult, SATConsult was integrated into the Euroconsult Group, thus combining Euroconsult’s quality market knowledge and analytical rigor with SATConsult’s engineering and legal expertise. The two companies together provide their clients with end-to-end consulting services, from strategy to project implementation, bringing data-led perspectives on the most critical issues and a unique expertise in high-tech sectors such as space, satellite communications or information and data services. The Euroconsult Group is trusted by 600 clients in over 50 countries. The Group is headquartered in France, with offices in the U.S., Canada, Japan and Singapore.