Orange Apppoints 4 New CEOs for Subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East

Orange Apppoints 4 New CEOs for Subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East Image Credit: Orange

French telecom giant, Orange this week announced the appointment of four new CEOs for its subsidiaries in Africa and Middle East to accelerate its growth in these regions. The company which named new CEOs at Orange Guinea, Orange Mali, Jordan Telecom and Sonatel in Senegal, said that all of these appointments are part of the Group's international mobility policy, and will be effective from the 13th of September.

Éric Bouquillon who has 30 years of experience with the Orange Group will be the new CEO of Orange Guinea. He has been the CEO and General Manager of Orange Réunion and Mayotte since 2010. 

Alassane Diene is appointed as the new CEO of Orange Mali. He has 29 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, including stints in Internal Auditing, Management Control, Strategy and HR, and has served as both Head of Auditing and Management Control and Head of Human Resources at Sonatel. 

Jérôme Hénique who has been the Deputy CEO of the Sonatel Group since 2010 will be the new CEO of Jordan Telecom. He has spent over two decades with the Orange Group.

Lastly, Thierry Marigny is named as the new Deputy CEO of Sonatel.

Marc Rennard, Orange International Executive Vice President for the Africa, Middle East and Asia zone
The new CEOs all have significant executive experience in the telecommunications industry. They will continue and enhance the development of their respective subsidiaries, in an innovation-driven environment. Their contribution will be vital for the Orange group, 

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