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October 3rd, 2017

New CEO of MX1... Effective Immediately, He's Already on Board Wearing Multiple Hats

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SES has appointed Wilfried Urner as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MX1, the SES wholly-owned global media services company,  effective immediately.

Wilfred Urner

Leading SES Platform Services for many years, Urner has been instrumental in building a strong portfolio of service activities for SES Video and for HD+, the German HD platform.

He was also one of the key drivers of the RR Media acquisition and the creation and integration of MX1 in 2016.

He will keep his current roles in the management team of SES Video as Head of Media Platforms and Product Development, and also continue to serve as CEO of HD+.

Ferdinand Kayser, CEO of SES Video said that with Wilfried succeeding Avi as CEO of MX1, the company will continue on its successful path to become the world’s first media globalizer.

He continued that Avi has positioned MX1 as an infrastructure-independent provider of innovative digital video and media solutions for the broadcast and media industries across the globe. They would like to thank him for his contributions and wish him well for the future.