Rodolphe Belmer joined Eutelsat on 1 December 2015 and was appointed CEO on 1 March 2016.
He joined the Canal+ Group in 2001 and was appointed Head of Marketing and Strategy in 2002. From 2003 he oversaw the editorial division of the group, initially as CEO of Canal+, and from 2006 onwards, as Head of all pay-TV channels. He led the Group’s diversification into free-to-air television in 2011, notably through the acquisition and relaunch of D8 and D17. In 2012 he was appointed CEO of the Canal+ Group.
Rodolphe began his career in the marketing department of Procter & Gamble France before joining McKinsey in 1998. He is a graduate of France’s HEC business school.