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Regional Leadership

VP of

Yoann Poizeau

VP & GM of
North America

Ray Fitzgerald

VP of
Latin America

Ezio Sanchez

VP of
Asia Pacific

Gautier Vandomme

Corporate Leadership

Ateme’s executive team brings decades of experience and leadership that guide the company’s direction. Since the founding of Ateme the company has been led by an experienced management team that combines engineering talent with business talent and commitment to customers proven in the broadcast and broadband industry.

Co-founder, President, CEO

Michel Artières

VP Human Ressources

Stéphanie Pignal

Chief Technology Officer

Mickaël Raulet

Chief Finance Officer

Fabrice Sana

Chief Operations Officer

Joseph Soueidi

Chief Strategy Officer

Rémi Beaudouin

Chief Product Officer

Damien Lucas

CEO of Anevia

Laurent Lafarge

Board Members

Ateme’s Board of Directors is working closely with the corporate leadership to define and execute a profitable growth strategy. The board is led by Ateme’s founder and CEO, and independent members with complementary knowledge of strategy, finance and communication.

Joanna Darlington

Independent Board member since 06/2015

Joanna Darlington is Head of Financial Communications/Chief Transformation Officer of the satellite operator, Eutelsat Communications. Prior to joining Eutelsat Joanna was a partner at the capital markets consultancy, Makinson Cowell (part of the Corporate Advisory Group of KPMG) and before that head of European equity research at BNP Paribas and head of Pan-European research at ABN AMRO.
Joanna is a British National and a graduate of the University of Cambridge.

Michel Artières

Co-founder, President, CEO

Michel Artières is a co-founder, President and CEO of Ateme. Previously, Michel had directed R&D in Image Processing and Compression at the French Ministry of Defence. He specifically directed research works in the field of progressive lossless compression for very high definition images, and blurred image restoration in noisy environments. Michel received his engineering degree from Supelec, Paris, with a specialization in signal processing.

Jacques Galloy

Independent Board Member since 01/2015

Jacques Galloy is founder and Managing Partner of Gaudeto, an Advisory and Investment Company focused on small to mid-size technology and media companies. He is also a board member of 6 companies. He has 20 years of business leadership experience and active participation in successful international expansions in both business and equity capital markets. He served 12 years, until 2014, as Board member and CFO of EVS, a world leader in a TV technology niche, and top-30 Belgian listed company. He co-founded and chaired the Board of dcinex (European leader in digital cinema) for 8 years, until 2013.

Benoit Fouchard

Independent Board Member since 12/2005

Benoit Fouchard is in charge of the automotive market for simulation software editor MSC Software since 2016. At Ateme between 2001 and 2015, Benoit was first head of sales and – from 2010 – in charge of the company’s growth strategy. Before joining Ateme, Benoit held international business development positions with IT supply chain specialist ModusLink, spearheading the group’s expansion in Southern and Eastern Europe. Benoit graduated from HEC, Paris and CEMS.

Laurent Cadieu

Observer since 03/2010

Laurent Cadieu is Founding Managing Partner of Largam, an investment boutique located in Luxembourg. Laurent served as Head of European Equities of BNP Paribas, and managed BNP Paribas entities in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Japan. He served as Member of the board of Nasdaq Europe and Easdaq from 2001 to 2007, and as a Director of small technology companies in Europe.
Laurent graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and ENST.