Eutelsat Communications announces the appointment of Antoine Mingalon as Group Chief Human Resources Officer and member of the Executive Committee. He will join Eutelsat on 2 January 2017.
Antoine is a seasoned professional in human resource leadership, with more than 20 years of experience managing cross functional teams, articulating Human Resource needs, developing talent and improving business performance through digital transformation.
He joins Eutelsat from Vimpelcom, the international telecom services group, where he was Group Human Resources Director - Technology Function, based in Amsterdam. From 2012 to 2014, as Chief Human Resources Officer, he developed and executed the Human Resources strategy at Criteo, a technology company engaged in digital and personalised performance marketing in France and internationally. From 2008 to 2012 he held executive Human Resource positions at Areva that he joined from Bristol-Myers Squibb, based in Abu Dhabi and Cairo. He started his career at Schlumberger Ltd as Human Resources Director Europe Africa and Latin America and then spent four years at Autodesk Inc as Human Resources Director Southern Europe before joining the Paris office of PwC Transaction Services Group as head of HR Due Diligence and postmerger integration.
Commenting on the appointment, Rodolphe Belmer, Eutelsat’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “With experience across all specialist areas of Human Resources, Antoine brings to Eutelsat a truly global and commercial perspective on people management and will be an integral part of our executive team. His expertise in organisational development, talent management and workforce planning will enhance our approach to building strong and motivated teams that strengthen our business performance.”
Antoine succeeds Jean-Louis Robin, who will be an advisor to the CEO over the coming months before leaving Eutelsat to pursue other interests.
A French national, Antoine holds a Master’s degree in Human Resources management at the Institut de Gestion Sociale.