John-Paul Hemingway 2021

John-Paul Hemingway

Chief Commercial Officer

John-Paul (JP) Hemingway was appointed Chief Commercial Officer as of April 2024.

Prior to this position, JP Hemingway was the Chief Strategy Officer of SES where he was charged with defining, leading and executing the strategy for SES. His previous executive roles at SES included being the CEO and Executive Vice President of Product, Marketing and Strategy of SES Networks, the Networks business division of the company. JP was recruited into the SES family during the acquisition of O3b Networks, where he occupied the role of Chief Marketing Officer and was integral to O3b’s success.

With a PhD in Optical Communications, and BSc (Hons) from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, JP's experience is vast and varied. He began his career with Corning Cables and before filling a variety of senior management roles within Ciena, a leading network specialist.