Seven new Orange CEOs named
TELECOMSBy BiztechAfrica - Sept. 21, 2012, 7:42 a.m.
France Orange Telecom has named new CEOs in seven subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East.
In agreement with its local partners, Orange has appointed the following Chief Executive Officers in seven of its African and Middle Eastern subsidiaries:
- Brelotte Ba is appointed Chief Executive Officer of Orange Niger, succeeding Jean-Louis Branco;
- Michel Barré is appointed Chief Executive Officer of Orange Madagascar, succeeding Jean-Luc Bohé;
- Jean-Luc Bohé is appointed Chief Executive Officer of Orange Mali, succeeding Alioune Ndiaye;
- Didier Charvet is appointed Chief Executive Officer of Orange Tunisia, succeeding Thierry Marigny;
- Nathalie Clere is appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Mauritius Telecom, succeeding Jean-François Thomas;
- Alioune Ndiaye is appointed Chief Executive Officer of Sonatel in Senegal, succeeding Cheikh Tidiane Mbaye; and
- Jean-François Thomas is appointed Chief Executive Officer of Jordan Telecom, succeeding Nayla Khawam.
These appointments fall within the Group’s international mobility policy and, in each case, were made at the end of the terms of the departing Chief Executive Officers.
All of the appointments will be effective by October 1, 2012.
Marc Rennard, Senior Executive Vice President of France Telecom-Orange for Africa, the Middle East and Asia, offered the following comments: “All of the new Chief Executive Officers have substantial international experience in the telecommunications sector. I am confident in their ability to continue to develop the activities of these seven subsidiaries, where we operate under the Orange brand. I also wish to extend my heartfelt thanks to each of their predecessors, who made significant contributions to the growth and solid economic performance of their companies. Development in Africa and the Middle East, where the Group is present in 20 countries, is a major goal for Orange, which has set its sights on reaching 7 billion euros in revenues in the region by 2015.”
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