Director since October 2018
Mr Padraig McCarthy has served on the board of directors of SES Astra, a fully owned subsidiary of SES and Europe's leading satellite operator, since 2013.
He was an executive member of the board until April 2018. In 2013, Mr McCarthy also joined the board of directors of SES Insurance International and SES Insurance International Re, SES's insurance companies, which lace satellite insurance both externally and through its captive company.
Mr McCarthy has served in various financial leadership positions at SES during his 23-year tenure, including Chief Financial Officer from 2013 to 2018. He has also served on various other board roles with SES for wholly- and non-wholly-owned entities.
Prior to joining SES, Mr McCarthy was Financial Director, Europe for Norton S.A. Mr. McCarthy holds a Honours Bachelor of Commerce from University College Cork.
He is a Fellow of the Irish institute of Chartered Accountants, and attended the Babson College U.A., Advanced Management Program and the INSEAD, Advanced Management Program.