SES Networks gets a new CEO on board

Hemingway previously served as SES Networks’ EVP of product, marketing and strategy where he was responsible for business development, strategy, product development and management as well as marketing.
Hemingway was the CMO of O3b Networks before SES acquired the company.
Hemingway was the CMO of O3b Networks before SES acquired the company.

Share

John-Paul Hemingway has been appointed as CEO of SES Networks with effect from 5 April 2018, succeeding Steve Collar who officially takes on his new position as President & CEO of SES.

In his new function, Hemingway will join the Executive Committee of SES which then comprises Steve Collar (President & CEO), Andrew Browne (CFO), Ferdinand Kayser (CEO SES Video), Christophe De Hauwer (chief strategy and development officer), Martin Halliwell (CTO), Evie Roos (chief HR officer) and John Purvis (chief legal officer).

Hemingway previously served as SES Networks’ EVP of product, marketing and strategy where he was responsible for business development, strategy, product development and management as well as marketing. He was the chief marketing officer of O3b Networks before SES acquired the company and integrated it into its data-focused business unit, SES Networks. Hemingway joined O3b from the network specialist Ciena where he held various senior management roles in strategy, sales, product, marketing and technical functions. He holds a PhD in Optical Communications from Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK and is a British citizen.

“John-Paul was instrumental in the outstanding success of O3b and its integration into SES,” said SES President & CEO Steve Collar. “Not only is John-Paul an executive with extensive skill sets and experiences in numerous disciplines, his background in the telecommunications and network industry also means that he has great insights into what our customers are seeking when building and managing their network and business solutions.

“I have no doubt that John-Paul will set out to lead the teams and achieve the vision of SES Networks to capture significant growth potential in our different markets and segments and become a leading global communications service provider.”

Editor's Choice

Deception technologies, AI and Robo Hunters to  displace legacy cybersecurity solutions
IoT is rapidly expanding the attack surface of the digital enterprise and exposing it to enhanced risk levels not seen before. Deception technologies, artificial intelligence, Robo-hunters, are solutions for tomorrow's enterprise, Mechelle Buys Du Plessis, MD – UAE, Dimension Data.
The robots are coming: Impact of AI on executive search
As the technology industry’s elite struggle to agree on the potential impact of AI and a raft of people queuing up to advise on the potential disruption it will cause, this article by John Curtis-Oliver, Partner at Boyden studies the potential impact on the executive hiring and the executive search industry.
#MWC2018: Spotlight shines on 5G, IoT and AR
Hard to predict what will ‘turn around the fate’ of telecom operators, but there is potential for those who can play the role of enabling platform for new digital services and players, as well as for new features and capabilities across traditional industries, says Luis Cirne, partner, communications, media and technology (CMT) practice at Oliver Wyman

Most popular

Don't Miss a Story

You may also like

Zain Saudi gets a new CEO on board
New chief executive has been part of Zain Saudi since the beginning of its operations. He led the launch of the first commercial 4G network in the Kingdom and also led one of the biggest projects(worth $1.2 billion) in the history of Zain Saudi.
Cherif Sleiman is the new SVP International Business at Infoblox
With Infoblox viewing Asia Pacific as a hyper growth market, the company will enable, empower and invest in the region and establish a go-to-market strategy for the region.
DarkMatter appoints new CEO
DarkMatter founder, Faisal Al Bannai, to assume role of managing director and focus on the firm’s strategic direction and key initiatives, including R&D
Distinguished industry leaders elected to the SAMENA Council's Board of Directors
For a term of two years (2018 - 2020), the elected and re-elected Directors will occupy the Board seats, allowing their respective companies (all telecom operators) to collectively define the strategic direction of SAMENA Council's industry activities, while also representing their unique market needs and issues.