Born on 15 April 1971, Mr. Christophe De Hauwer was appointed Chief Strategy and Development Officer of SES as of 1 August 2015. He is a member of the Board of SES ASTRA. Mr. De Hauwer joined SES in 2003, holding several positions of responsibility in the areas of Strategic Marketing, Strategic and Business Planning and Corporate Development, as well as Fleet Development and Yield Management. Prior to joining SES, Mr. De Hauwer worked in the Strategy Consulting practice of the European Telecommunication and Media Industry with Arthur Andersen. He holds an Engineering and a Ph.D. Degree from the Université Libre de Bruxelles.