– Vincent Lecerf is appointed Executive Director in charge of Human Resources of the Orange group, replacing Gervais Pellissier.
– Stéphane Vallois is appointed Chief Executive Officer of Orange Bank, replacing Paul de Leusse.
– Béatrice Mandine, Executive Director of Communications, Brand and Engagement, will leave her post on September 30 and will be replaced in the coming weeks.
– Jérôme Barré, CEO of Orange Wholesale & International Networks will be replaced by Michaël Trabbia who will take over the management of the entity on an interim basis, in addition to his current duties as Chief Technology and Innovation Officer.
Vincent Lecerfwill join the company on October 17 and will take up the position of Executive Director in charge of Human Resources for the Orange group from December 1, 2022. Since 2017, Vincent Lecerf has been Director of Human Resources at Imerys, he will succeed Gervais Pellissier who will continue to advise the general management. Gervais Pellissier will have marked the history of the company by occupying several strategic positions within the general management. For more than 10 years as Deputy CEO, he accompanied the European and strategic development of the company. In recent years, he has also launched an ambitious transformation plan and supported the Group in changing working methods.
Stephane Valloiscurrently Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Orange Bank, will succeed Paul de Leusse as Chief Executive Officer of the bank from October 1, 2022. Paul de Leusse, whose commitment has enabled Orange Bank to evolve towards a value strategy, to develop internationally and to make its application mobile one of the best on the market, will leave the Group. Orange Bank has nearly 2 million customers in Europe. Orange Bank Africa, launched in Côte d’Ivoire in 2020, now has 800,000 customers. Stéphane Vallois will be in charge of continuing to develop Orange Bank in the dynamics driven by the future strategic plan.
Beatrice Mandine will be stepping down at the end of September after 15 years in the Communications, Brand and Engagement Department of Orange. It will be replaced in the next few weeks. Throughout these years, Béatrice Mandine has contributed to strengthening the power of the Orange brand throughout the world and to establishing a committed brand strategy, which today irrigates the entire company, internally and externally. . It will also have inscribed the customer experience in the DNA of the brand and made Orange one of the most valued French brands.
Orange’s Wholesale & International Networks department will also change with the departure of Jerome Barre its CEO, on September 15, 2022. An interim period will be ensured by Michael Trabbia, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer of Orange, who will also retain his current position. Since 1985, Jérôme Barré has had a very diversified career in the Group, in customer relations, trade and local authorities. He has thus accompanied the transformation of the Group throughout its recent history. In 2016, he joined the Executive Committee as Group Human Resources Director before creating the Orange Wholesale & International Networks entity in 2018. This entity today plays a leading role in strengthening the leadership of the Group. ‘Orange in the field of infrastructure and networks.
Commenting on these appointments, Christel Heydemann, CEO of Orange, said: “I am pleased with the arrival of Vincent Lecerf on the Executive Committee and the appointment of Stéphane Vallois as CEO of Orange Bank. These new developments within the management team reinforce the dynamic started several months ago in order to ensure our transformation and our growth. I know I can count on their expertise to, together, support the development of the company. I am happy to be able to continue to count on the experience and expertise of Gervais Pellissier. I also thank Michaël Trabbia for his support during this interim period. Finally, I would like to warmly thank Béatrice Mandine, Paul de Leusse and Jérôme Barré who, throughout these years spent at Orange, have had a profound impact on the Group. »