Johanne Lecomte is Vice-President, Business Development and Sales for Thales Alenia Space, in Arlington, VA. She is responsible for increasing business in North America in all five space segments, Telecom, Observation, Exploration, Earth Sciences, and Navigation.
She has more than 25 years of experience in the telecommunication and satellite industry. She was Vice-President of Sales and Marketing in North America for almost a decade at EADS Astrium (now Airbus Defense and Space) and Vice-President, Sales, Marketing and Communications at International Launch Services (ILS). She also occupied various leadership positions at Telesat, Amos by Spacecom, Dynegy, Teleglobe International, and Bell Canada. Throughout her career, she conducted various in-country Business Development projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
Johanne holds a BSEE, from Ecole Polytechnique and an MBA/MSEE, from Sherbrooke University in Canada. She is fluent in English, French, and Spanish.