Orange presents new leadership team after restructuring

Orange said it is restructuring its organisation by adapting its Executive Committee to exit the health crisis in the best conditions.
Orange Chairman and CEO Stephane RichardOrange CEO Stephane Richard’s new team will accelerate the implementation of the Group’s strategic plan.

The following changes are planned from 1 September:

Ramon Fernandez, delegate CEO, becomes executive director Finance, Performance and Development; in the context of the global economic crisis, he will be responsible for preserving the Group’s financial position while overseeing flagship projects to take Orange into the future.

Gervais Pellissier, delegate CEO, becomes executive director Human Resources and Group Transformation; his key responsibilities include defining the company of tomorrow and tackling the skills challenge.

Mari-Noelle Jego-Laveissiere, deputy CEO, will oversee Orange’s operational activities in Europe (outside France) focused in particular on the roll out of 5G and fibre.

Michael Trabbia will join the executive committee to in the role of chief technology and innovation officer for the Group, overseeing the Technology & Global Innovation division. His role will be to seize the opportunities presented by upcoming technologies such as AI, data and 5G and to set-up the Group as a major player in the new innovation ecosystem.

Beatrice Mandine will have an expanded role as executive director Communications, Engagement and Brand. One of her key priorities will be to accelerate the brand strategy and oversee the Orange purpose.

Elisabeth Tchoungui will become the executive director CSR, Diversity and Philanthropy.

The following Executive Committee responsibilities remain unchanged:

# Fabienne Dulac, deputy CEO of Orange and CEO of Orange France
# Paul de Leusse, deputy CEO in charge of mobile financial services and CEO of Orange Bank
# Jerome Barre, CEO of Orange Wholesale & International Networks (WIN)
# Hugues Foulon, executive director of Strategy and Cyberdefense activities
# Nicolas Guerin, secretary general for the Group
# Alioune Ndiaye, CEO Orange Middle East & Africa (OMEA)
# Helmut Reisinger, CEO Orange Business Services (OBS)

Jean-Francois Fallacher, current CEO of Orange Poland, will become CEO of Orange Spain, and associate member of the Executive Committee.

Jeremie Dutray, deputy financial director, will take on the responsibility for transforming the mobile infrastructure operational model, as announced in the Engage2025 strategic plan.

Orange Belgium will have a new CEO by the end of June. In addition, Orange Poland will have a new CEO by the end of June.