Padraig McCarthy

Chief Financial Officer

Born on 27 September 1960, Mr Padraig McCarthy was appointed as Chief Financial Officer on 4 April 2013. He is a member of the Board of SES ASTRA. Mr McCarthy joined SES in 1995 from Norton S.A. where he was Financial Director Europe. Previously he held positions with KPMG Chartered Accountants, Ireland. After having served as SES’s Controller, Mr McCarthy took the position of Chief Financial Officer of SES ASTRA, then the European subsidiary of SES, from 2002-2011. Prior to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer, he worked as Senior Vice President Financial Operations & Business Support at SES since 2011. Mr McCarthy holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University College Cork, is a fellow of the Irish Institute of Chartered Accountants and followed advanced management executive programmes at Babson Business School and INSEAD.

Mr McCarthy is an Irish national.