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Eduardo Bellido appointed CEO of Thales Alenia Space España

Eduardo Bellido appointed CEO of Thales Alenia Space España

Madrid, July 9th 2015 – Eduardo Bellido, 43, has been named Chief Executive Officer of Thales Alenia Space España, the Spanish subsidiary of Thales Alenia Space in replacement of Juan Garcés de Marcilla.

Until his appointment, Eduardo Bellido was Director at OHB System AG in Munich, previously Kayser-Threde GmbH. Since he joined this company in 2010, he hold several top positions with technical and management responsibilities such as Director of Corporate Development and Strategy, Director of Commercial Development, Director of Procurement and System Engineering, Procurement Manager, Bid and Capture Manager and Project Manager.

Previously, from 2000 to 2009, he was section manager in charge of the Flight Dynamics Operations for telecom satellites and Satellite Project Manager at Eutelsat, the European satellite Operator based in Paris. Earlier, Eduardo Bellido joined GMV in Madrid where he worked 2 years as design and development engineer for satellite control centres.

Eduardo Bellido holds a Master’s Degree in Physics by the Technological University of Munich. He has 17 years of international experience in the aerospace industry.


About Thales Alenia Space España

Thales Alenia Space España is the world leader in S-band Tracking, Telemetry and Command (TT&C) communication systems and equipment, the European leader for payload data transmission subsystems and a recognized supplier of radiofrequency equipment. The company is also a pioneer in On-Board Processing (OBP) solutions for advanced multimedia payloads, and a benchmark supplier of on-board data handling digital equipment and optical observation instrument electronics. The company has contributed to over 500 satellites worldwide (340 in orbit), with applications spanning telecommunications, optical and radar Earth observation, science, exploration, navigation and space infrastructure.

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