Eric Lecocq is General Manager North, West and Central Africa for SES based in the SES Accra office in Ghana. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Lecocq, who joined SES Group in 2004, was Sales Director Europe at SES WORLD SKIES leading the sales efforts in Europe including responsibility for the Orange Business Services unit and Canal Plus International Operations. During this time, he secured major contracts across Europe, the Middle East and Africa in the field of pay TV broadcasting, VSAT networks and mobile networks. Early in his career, Eric worked for Belgacom Group in Belgium holding a number of positions in the field of Interactive TV, and broadband product management and strategy from 1995 to 2004. Eric holds a Master degree in Marketing & Management from Solvay Business School of Management, “Université Libre de Bruxelles” – Belgium, Executive Education in General Management from Columbia University – NY, USA and Executive Education in Space Sciences from International Space University in Strasbourg, France.