Bruno Parenti was appointed Head of Governmental Exports, Space Systems, in March 2021. In this manager role, he is responsible for all the governmental telecommunication and observation satellite sales on the export market from France, Germany, the UK and Spain.
Mr Parenti began his professional career in 1993 as a software design engineer at Alcatel CIT in Paris. In 1997, he then joined Alcatel ANSM in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in the Mobile Network (GSM) Sales organisation. In 2000, Mr Parenti moved to Alcatel Space in Toulouse, France, as Regional Manager of Sales for Latin America, and in 2006 he was promoted to Vice President of Sales for Latin America, based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for Thales Alenia Space.
In 2011, he joined Airbus Group as an Executive Manager in Sao Paulo, Brazil, covering Brazil and Colombia. He was then appointed Business Development Director of the Northern part of Latin America (NOLA) in 2015. He was responsible for all Airbus Defense & Space commercial activities coordination and customer relations in Peru, Colombia, Equator, Venezuela and Guyana (turnover ~50 M€ / year).
Mr. Parenti is fluent in French, Spanish, Portuguese and English. Also, he holds an Engineering Degree from the Ecole Centrale in Marseilles, complemented by a Master’s Degree at Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Télécommunication (ENST).