Chief Sales Officer
Eric PAUTAL (born 1972) studied Electronics and Telecommunications (Radiofrequency and digital signal processing) at ENSEEIHT, Toulouse. After graduating, he pursued a career at Alcatel Space Industries (now Thales Alenia Space) dealing with on-board RF equipment. As a project manager, he used to study and deploy ground stations all around Europe for GNSS EGNOS project.
He joined ECA Aerospace (in its subsidiary ELTA) in 2007 where he pursued various roles: From project team management to space business unit manager. He currently serves as Chief Sales Officer for both Space and Aviation activities. ELTA focuses on RF equipment for space ground stations and on-board cabin equipment: Aircraft Wifi Access Points and Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELT) for Search & Rescue (SAR) in commercial aviation market. Eric is a member of the board of ECA Aerospace. He is an active member of Club Galaxie in Toulouse. Since 2015, he holds an MBA from CPA. He is married with two children, and lives in Toulouse, France.