David Chegnion

Managing Director, SATConsult

David Chégnion is Managing Director of Southern Aerospace and Telecom Consulting (SATConsult). Currently seconding the current CEO in the frame of a management transition process, David is in charge of SATConsult’s operational management, development and financial performance. He has more than 25 years of experience in the telecom and satellite sectors: experienced in P&L management of UK and France-based companies and in setting-up and managing business development and operations teams in Europe, Middle East and Asia. Prior to joining SATConsult, David was Vice President Strategic Development at Airbus Defence & Space in the Secure Communications business unit. He was a member of the Executive Committee, in charge of Strategy, Strategic Business Development and Product Marketing. Other previous executive roles included management positions in Airbus, Alcatel Lucent Mobile Broadcast, and in the Europe*Star satellite operator. David graduated at l’Ecole Centrale Marseilles. He holds a Master of International Business from EDHEC in Lille.