SES is a communications satellite owner and operator. The Company offers video services, such as broadcasting, content distribution, and occasional use and full-time content contribution and distribution services. It also provides cloud-scale connectivity solutions; satellite-enabled communications and network services for mobile and broadband customers; network infrastructure and services

HQLuxembourg, LU
Size (employees)2,033 (est)+55%
SES was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Luxembourg, LU
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Key People/Management at SES

Steve Collar

Steve Collar

President and CEO
Christophe De Hauwer

Christophe De Hauwer

Chief Strategy and Development Officer
Ferdinand Kayser

Ferdinand Kayser

John-Paul Hemingway

John-Paul Hemingway

CEO, SES Networks
Martin Halliwell

Martin Halliwell

Chief Technology Officer
Andrew Browne

Andrew Browne

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SES Office Locations

SES has offices in Dubai, Singapore, Johannesburg, Lagos and in 23 other locations
Luxembourg, LU (HQ)
Château de Betzdorf
Rio de Janeiro, BR
Praia de Botafogo
São Paulo, BR
12551 Av. das Nações Unidas
Addis Ababa, ET
Medahenealm building, 7th floor, Bole Sub City, Wereda 03/04
Paris, FR
10 Rue Vignon
Unterföhring, DE
1-10 Beta-Straße
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SES Financials and Metrics

SES Revenue

SES's revenue was reported to be €2.04 b in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

2 b

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

1.8 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

597.9 m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

1.3 b

EBIT (FY, 2017)

610.6 m

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

269.6 m


10 b
EURFY, 2017


2 b

Cost of goods sold

273.9 m

Gross profit

1.8 b

Gross profit Margin, %

EURFY, 2017


269.6 m

Accounts Receivable

648.2 m

Prepaid Expenses

43.7 m


30.1 m
EURFY, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

713.6 m


(2.7 m)

Accounts Payable

66.7 m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.3 b
EURY, 2017


7.6 x


16.4 x


8 x


1.2 m


0.6 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2 x
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SES Revenue Breakdown

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SES revenue breakdown by business segment: 31.7% from SES Networks, 68.0% from SES Video and 0.3% from Other

SES revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 27.7% from United States of America, 31.9% from Others, 13.9% from United Kingdom, 20.0% from Germany and 6.5% from Other

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SES Online and Social Media Presence

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SES News and Updates

SES wants fleet of identical, interchangeable satellites

Instead of buying individual satellites tailored for a specific job at a precise orbital location, fleet operator SES wants homogenous satellites with digitally processed payloads it can reconfigure in orbit to perform any job.

Smart Labels 2018 Global Market Key Players – Checkpoint Systems (CCL), Avery Dennison, Sato Holdings Corporation, Tyco Sensormatic, Smartrac, SES (imagotag) – Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Presents “Global Smart Labels Market 2018 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023” New Document to its Studies Database Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

VERSES Pioneers Global Augmented & Virtual Reality Economy with Blockchain Power for the Future Web

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- VERSES ( today showcases its innovative virtual and augmented reality protocol to power ownership, monetization, geolocation and tradability of digital goods, holographic avatars and connected experiences. VERSES' creates a new...

ASTM International President Katharine Morgan Keynotes Major Conference for Standards Professionals

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Katharine Morgan, the president of ASTM International, gave the keynote address at one of the largest annual global gatherings of standards professionals. Excerpts of her speech, given at the 67th conference of SES (The Society for...

CTA's Kerrianne Haresign Earns Society for Standards Professionals Award

Today, the Society for Standards Professionals (SES) honored Kerrianne Haresign, senior manager of technology & standards at the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), with its Emerging Professional Award. The SES Board of Directors recognized Kerrianne for her distinguished contributions to the…

Proxy advisory firms push for more changes in corporate boardrooms

Typically on boards of India Inc, non-independent director tend to hold on longer but serve on fewer boards than their independent counterparts
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SES Company Life and Culture

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