Commercial Development Director

Ghassan Murat is the Commercial Development Director at Eutelsat, with responsibilities including business development, partnerships and creating new business models. His main projects are supporting new HDTV initiatives, new DTH positions as well as creating ecosystems to position Eutelsat Satellites as the best solution for Telecom applications.
Previously he held the position of Director Commercial Strategy and Business Intelligence in charge of strategic marketing, pricing, and distribution strategy. He started with Eutelsat as Sales Manager for the Middle East, where he carried out various DTH and SATCOM projects.

Prior to joining Eutelsat, he was Sales and Marketing Manager for North Africa at Gemalto, where he carried out different projects for mobile telecom operators including SIM cards and value added services. He held various positions at Gemalto, from Sales in South Africa to New Product Development in the areas of digital security and mobility.

Ghassan is a French / Lebanese national. He holds an MBA from INSEAD and an MSc with honors in Electronics & Electrical Engineering from the Lebanese University, with a final year thesis at Telecom Paris.