Ina Maller named CEO and Director of Thales Alenia Space in Belgium
Charleroi, September 2, 2019 – Ina Maller has been named Chief Executive Officer and Director of Thales Alenia Space in Belgium, effective September 1st. Thales Alenia Space has three facilities in Belgium, in Charleroi, Leuven and Hasselt.
“I am thrilled to be joining Thales Alenia Space in Belgium, and to pursue the development of this company, offering industry leading power generation and distribution equipment for satellites and launchers. The teams of Thales Alenia Space in Belgium represent today a unique expertise in this cutting edge technology sector” said Ina Maller, the newly appointed CEO and Director.
A graduate of the Stockholm School of Economics and HEC Paris business school, with a major in quantitative Finance, Ina Maller started her career in finance, first in financial management in Stockholm and then within mergers & acquisitions in London. Starting 2005, she joined the management consulting firm McKinsey, where she worked on projects in around ten different countries, mainly in the high-tech and aerospace sectors.
Ina Maller joined the Thales group in 2013 as Director of Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions in the Secure Communications and Information Systems division.
In 2015 she was named Director of CEO Office and Group Holdings, reporting to Patrice Caine, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Thales. As part of her scope, she was involved in Space related work concerning Telespazio, in which Thales holds a minority stake and which together with Thales Alenia Space forms the Space Alliance.
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. www.thalesaleniaspace.com
Thales Alenia Space – Press Contacts:
Sandrine Bielecki Tel: +33 (0)4 92 92 70 94
Chrystelle Dugimont Tel: +33 (0)4 92 92 74 06
Thales Alenia Space in Belgium – Press Contact:
Mélanie Catoir Tel: +32 (0)71 44 26 29