Paris, France - September 4, 2015, Paris, France - Orange has appointed CEOs for four of its subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East, effective September 13, 2015.
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Éric Bouquillon has been appointed CEO of Orange Guinea, replacing Alassane Diene.
Mr. Bouquillon is a graduate of the Lille University of Science and Technology. He has 30 years of experience with the Orange Group.
After a career in sales, mainly focused on call centres in France and Poland, he was appointed Director of a Technical Assistance Unit. He has been the CEO and General Manager of Orange Réunion and Mayotte since 2010.
Alassane Diene has been appointed CEO of Orange Mali, replacing Jean-Luc Bohé.
Mr. Diene holds an advanced degree in accounting from the Institut des Techniques Économiques et Comptables in Toulouse.
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.
He managed the group subsidiary Orange Guinea from its creation in November 2007, making it the leader on its market.
Jérôme Hénique has been appointed CEO of Jordan Telecom, replacing Jean-François Thomas.
Mr. Hénique is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris and the École Nationale Supérieure des Postes et Télécommunications. He has spent over two decades with the Orange Group.
After starting his career as a Strategy consultant, he held executive positions in France, Spain and Senegal and worked in both the landline and mobile sectors for historic operators and challengers, in positions including Vice President for Subsidiary Marketing and then Senior Vice President for Group Marketing at Orange. He has been the Deputy CEO of the Sonatel Group since 2010.
Thierry Marigny has been appointed Deputy CEO of Sonatel in Senegal, replacing Jérôme Hénique.
Mr. Marigny is a graduate of Telecom Management and holds a Master's Degree in Telecommunications Management from Université Paris-Dauphine.
After a career as a consultant, he moved on to a series of operational positions, including Chief Marketing Officer at Mobistar, Deputy CEO of Lebanese mobile operator Cellis, founder and CEO of the start-up Cityneo and CEO of Orange Tunisia. ■
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