Jean-Yves Le Gall
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|Jean-Yves Le Gall|
30 April 1959 |
|Alma mater||SupOptique, University of Paris-Sud|
|Occupation||CEO of Arianespace|
He began his career in 1981 as a researcher at the Astronomy Laboratory, French National Scientific Research Center, where he worked on the European scientific satellites project Hipparcos and ISO.
In 1985, Le Gall joined the Department of Industry and was assigned to the Space Office where he was particularly in charge of relations with the space industry.
Le Gall was appointed as CNES Deputy Managing Director in 1996. In this function, he was the French Representative to the ESA.
In 2001, he joined Arianespace as COO, and in 2002, he was appointed CEO.
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