SES Names Sandeep Jalan as New Chief Financial Officer
Current CFO of Aperam S.A. will assume his new role from May 2020
Luxembourg, 11 February 2020 – SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions, today announced the Board of Directors has appointed Sandeep Jalan as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of SES. He will assume the position from 6 May 2020.
Sandeep has 30 years of experience in financial and operational leadership roles across Asia and Europe. He is most recently the CFO of Aperam, a global leader in the stainless, electrical and specialty steel industry, a role he has held since 2014. Previously, he worked for the ArcelorMittal Group since 1999 where he held various roles including the CFO of ArcelorMittal Long Carbon Europe and was part of the M&A team responsible for numerous acquisitions in both steel and mining. He was also the CFO & Company Secretary for Ispat Alloys Ltd from 1993 to 1999.
Sandeep is a Commerce Graduate from Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Chartered Accountant (equivalent to CPA) and Company Secretary from the respective Institutes in India. He has also completed an Executive Education Programme on Leadership at the London Business School and an Executive Education program on Strategic Finance at IMD, Lausanne.
An Indian national and resident of Luxembourg, Sandeep succeeds Andrew Browne who stepped down in October 2019.
Steve Collar, CEO of SES, said, “I am delighted to welcome Sandeep to the leadership team at SES as our new CFO. From the moment I met him, I felt strongly that his wealth of experience in international, capital-intensive industries would be a great complement to the team. He has an amazing track record as the CFO of a successful publicly-traded company and his roles at both corporate and operational levels will bring great value to SES and our stakeholders.”
Sandeep said, “I am excited to join SES and thank the Board of Directors for the confidence they have placed in me. I look forward to working with everyone at SES where we can learn from one another and together deliver an exciting future for SES.”
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SES has a bold vision to deliver amazing experiences everywhere on earth by distributing the highest quality video content and providing seamless connectivity around the world. As the leader in global content connectivity solutions, SES operates the world’s only multi-orbit constellation of satellites with the unique combination of global coverage and high performance, including the commercially-proven, low-latency Medium Earth Orbit O3b system. By leveraging a vast and intelligent, cloud-enabled network, SES is able to deliver high-quality connectivity solutions anywhere on land, at sea or in the air, and is a trusted partner to the world’s leading telecommunications companies, mobile network operators, governments, connectivity and cloud service providers, broadcasters, video platform operators and content owners. SES’s video network carries over 8,300 channels and has an unparalleled reach of over 355 million households, delivering managed media services for both linear and non-linear content. The company is listed on Paris and Luxembourg stock exchanges (Ticker: SESG). Further information is available at: www.ses.com