Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Stephane Richard Names as CEO Delegate of France Telecom

Didier Lombard, France Telecom's Chairman and CEO, has submitted a proposal to the Board of Directors concerning the appointment of Stephane Richard as Chief Executive Officer Delegate. This proposition was approved by the company's Board of Directors and the appointment will apply from January 1, 2010.

Stéphane Richard, 48, graduated from Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales and Ecole Nationale d'Administration (ENA). In January 2003, Stéphane Richard was appointed as Executive Vice President of Veolia Environnement and Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Transport. From May 2007 to June 2009, Stéphane Richard was Chief of Staff for the French Minister for the Economy, Industry and Employment. Until 2007, he was a board member at France Télécom SA, UGC SA and Nexity SA.