Vivian Quenet, Managing Director & Vice-President of Sales APAC, Arianespace
Managing Director & Vice-President of Sales APAC, Arianespace

Vivian Quenet

Based in Singapore, Mr Vivian Quenet is Arianespace new Managing Director and Vice-President of Sales, for the Asia Pacific region. Before joining Arianespace in January 2018, Vivian was the Vice-President and Managing Director Asia Pacific for KVH Industries PTE LTD, a Maritime Satellite Communication company (NASDAQ KVHI), since March 2011. During his tenure, he set up the Asian Regional Headquarters in Singapore and a new sales office in Hong Kong and Tokyo. 

Within five years, KVH Industries became the largest maritime VSAT supplier in Asia.Prior to KVH, Mr Quenet served as Sales Director, Asia-Pacific, for mobile satellite communications provider Marlink (part of Airbus Defense and Space until Dec 2015), where he created the Singapore entity and oversaw all operations for the company’s offices in Asia Pacific (Hong Kong, Singapore).

Over the course of 10 years with that company, Mr Quenet worked to bring satellite communications services to commercial mariners in several regions, including France, the United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Scandinavia, Africa, as well as Asia Pacific. 

Before his tenure at Marlink, he worked as a corporate sales manager for Bouygues Telecom Enterprises, a French mobile phone carrier.A native of France, Mr Quenet holds a Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) major in International Sales and Marketing from the Université du Sud Toulon-Var in France, and speaks fluent French, English, and German.