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Pascal Homsy named Executive Vice President of Thales Alenia Space’s Telecommunications Business Line

(21 May 2019 - Thales Alenia Space) Pascal Homsy, 54, has been appointed Executive Vice President of Thales Alenia Space’s Telecommunications Business Line, effective May 13, 2019. He succeeds Bertrand Maureau, who takes on new responsibilities within the Thales Group.

Pascal Homsy graduated from Telecom ParisTech in 1991 and began his career in sales at TRT-Philips.

From 1994 to 1998, he served as Area Sales Manager, Asia-Pacific, at Lucent Technologies. He subsequently moved up the ranks within the Alcatel-Lucent Group, where he held positions as Consultant, Customer Strategies; Asia Sales Director; Vice President, Local Multipoint Distribution Systems Business Unit; Vice President, Voice and Services Business Unit, Fixed Switching Systems; Vice President Sales, France Telecom/Orange global account; and CEO of Alcatel-Lucent France for more than three years. He was also Vice President Sales, West and South Europe, in charge of France and the FT/Orange account; and President of the Strategic Industries Segment.

In April 2015, he was appointed President of the Europe and MEA Regional Business Centre, Software and Services, for Nokia/Alcatel-Lucent.

From 2017 until this latest appointment, Pascal Homsy served as Global Head of Sales, Big Data and Security Division for ATOS (Bull SAS).

About Thales Alenia Space

Drawing on over 40 years of experience and a unique combination of skills, expertise and cultures, Thales Alenia Space delivers cost-effective solutions for telecommunications, navigation, Earth observation, environmental management, exploration, science and orbital infrastructures. Governments and private industry alike count on Thales Alenia Space to design satellite-based systems that provide anytime, anywhere connections and positioning, monitor our planet, enhance management of its resources, and explore our Solar System and beyond. Thales Alenia Space sees space as a new horizon, helping to build a better, more sustainable life on Earth. A joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), Thales Alenia Space also teams up with Telespazio to form the parent companies’ Space Alliance, which offers a complete range of services. Thales Alenia Space posted consolidated revenues of about 2.5 billion euros in 2018 and has around 8,000 employees in nine countries.