Laurent Petit

MX1 (Luxembourg)
Head of Global Sales - Broadcasters & TV Platforms

Laurent Petit serves as MX1’s VP Global Sales - Broadcasters & Platform Operators since 1 March 2018. Prior to joining MX1, Laurent headed the commercial activities of SES Video in Africa, leading Sales and Marketing efforts in the region. Laurent has held other roles within the SES organisation including leading the Global Accounts initiatives and the Global Occasional Use business group as well as other roles within SES’s Business Development and Finance teams, covering mainly Africa and Asia where he contributed to significant new revenue generating activities. Prior to joining SES, Laurent worked for the European Commission’s Competition Department in Brussels, the Asahi Group (automotive glass industry), and the Heidelberger Zement Group (cement). A native of Belgium, Laurent holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and International Management (HEC Brussels, 1994), is a Certified Financial Analyst (European Association of Financial Analysts, 1998) and holds an MBA degree (Wharton School, USA, 2014). Laurent is fluent in French, English, Spanish and Dutch.


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Caroline Boeshertz, Gwenaëlle Nouët, Laurent Petit, Thibaut Kleiner, Ulrich von Koppenfels, Valérie Rabassa The EU Commission conditionally clears a merger in the publishing sector (Lagardère / Natexis / VUP)


"Lagardère/Natexis/VUP: big deal in a small world"* The COMP/M.2978 Lagardère/Natexis/VUP case concerned the proposed acquisition of Editis (formerly called Vivendi Universal Publishing or VUP) by the Lagardère conglomerate. Before the transaction, Editis was the leader in the publishing, (...)

Dimitri Giotakos, François Garnier, Laurent Petit The EU Commission prohibits a merger between two US companies in the markets for aero-engines, avionics and other aircraft components and systems (GE / Honeywell)


"General Electric/Honeywell — An insight into the Commission’s investigation and decision"* Owing to the benefits of engine commonality, incumbency of engine suppliers is better assessed in terms of the installed base of engines on aircraft that are still in production. Nevertheless, to (...)


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