Managing Director, Astra Germany

Wolfgang Elsäßer (43) is Managing Director of ASTRA Deutschland GmbH, the German subsidiary of satellite operator SES based in Luxembourg. In his position he is responsible for marketing and sales in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Before joining ASTRA, he was in charge of the sales department at Sky Deutschland from 2001 to 2004. Prior before his move to the media industry he worked at Grundig AG, his last positions were Marketing Director and General Manager.

Since April 1, 2005, Wolfgang Elsäßer is also Managing Director and Chief Commercial Director of ASTRA Platform Services GmbH. He is Member of the Board of German TV Platform since April 2010 and Member of the Board of “ZVEI – Zentralverband Elektrotechnik und Elektronikindustrie e.V.” since December 2010.