After 20 years in the company, Yves Constantin is retiring as Managing Director and Chief Operations Officerof Telespazio VEGA Deutschland. He is confiding the leadership of the company to Sigmar Keller (CEO) asManaging Director with whom he has been leading the company together for the last five years.

As of 1 May 2017, the COO responsibilities will be assigned ad interim to Sigmar Keller until a neworganisational structure is in place which will be announced within the next few weeks.

Yves Constantin informed all employees already one month ago in a personal mailing, thanking them for theincomparable and rewarding time, team work and for sharing a passion for fantastic space missions andexciting projects:

“I had the privilege to lead many exciting changes in this company. Since its pioneer time, we went throughdramatic changes: size and structure of the Company on the one hand, changes of ownership on the otherhand. These affected all of us to a notable degree, but always bringing a number of new opportunities. It isnow my turn to step down and let younger talents take more responsibility in shaping the future of TelespazioVEGA Deutschland.”

Sigmar Keller expressed his gratitude for the excellent collaboration during all these years. He emphasisedYves Constantin’s great contribution to the success of the company and to its positioning in the Germanaerospace market. He wished him an exciting continuation of his personal life.

Yves Constantin was appointed Managing Director of former Telespazio Deutschland in 2005 which he leduntil the merger with VEGA Space in 2012. At that date he was appointed Chief Operations Officer of the newentity Telespazio VEGA Deutschland GmbH and continued his role as Managing Director until April 2017.

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