Babolat has finally confirmed the appointment of Antoine Saticq as chief sales officer of the company. Saticq had served most recently as chief sales officer of Odlo International since the end of 2015. He ran Le Coq Sportif for three years until the end of 2008 before spending nearly four years with Mercure International of Monaco. Saticq has taken the place left vacant by the departure of Giovanni Pietra in September 2017 after 17 years in the post. He had first joined the French company as national director of its U.S. subsidiary in 1994.