Replacing Alassane Diene, Eric Bouquillon has been appointed CEO of Orange Guinea. . Alassane Diene was however appointed CEO of Orange Mali, replacing Jean-Luc Bohé. Two other appointments were made; Thierry Marigny was appointed Deputy CEO of Sonatel in Senegal, replacing Jérôme Hénique while Jérôme Hénique was appointed CEO of Jordan Telecom.
All of these appointments are part of the Group’s international mobility policy, and occurred at the end of the previous CEO’s term. The appointments are effective from 13 September 2015.
Eric Bouquillon, the new CEO of Orange Guinea, 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, , holds an advanced degree in accounting from the Institut des Techniques Economiques 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.
Orange (http://www.orange.com) is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with sales of 39 billion euros in 2014 and 154,000 employees worldwide at 30 June 2015, including 97,000 employees in France. Present in 29 countries, the Group has a total customer base of 248 million customers worldwide at 30 June 2015, including 190 million mobile customers and 16 million fixed broadband customers.