Bernard is new Chairman and CEO at Globecast

Philippe Bernard has been appointed as Globecast’s new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Olivier Barberot. Bernard will drive Globecast’s strategy to position the company as a global and integrated media solutions provider that addresses the changing needs of markets and customers, as a complement to its position as the largest international independent teleport operator and satellite services provider.

“I’m honoured and grateful for the opportunity to lead this exceptional company with dedicated, talented and creative professionals,” said Bernard. “Broadcasters and media companies are having to respond to evolving consumer viewing habits, and Globecast is perfectly positioned to help them take advantage of new market opportunities. We will keep providing customers with greater access to our expertise.”

Bernard joins Globecast from the Orange Group, where has served as EVP of Quality, Customer Experience & Sales since July 2013. Prior to that he was CEO of Transpac, before joining Orange Group as VP of Orange Business Solutions, based in the UK, and went on to take over the European Sales and Customer Relations Division. He is a graduate of the prestigious Ecole Polytechnique.

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