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Eutelsat Names New Managing Director of Middle East Operations

By | July 5, 2018
Ghassan Murat. Photo: Cabsat

Ghassan Murat. Photo: Cabsat

Eutelsat promoted Ghassan Murat to the role of managing director of Eutelsat’s Middle East office, according to a July 5 statement by Eutelsat’s Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Vice President Ali Korur.

Ghassan will replace Laurent Roussel, who previously held the title of Eutelsat managing director and regional vice president of sales and will soon be resigning from the company.

Ghassan has worked at Eutelsat for more than eight years and is also the operator’s vice president of business development and strategy. He previously held the position of director commercial strategy and business intelligence in charge of global strategic marketing, pricing, and distribution strategy. Prior to joining Eutelsat, he held various positions at Gemalto, from sales in Africa to new product development in the areas of digital security and mobility.