Orange Kenya appoints new CEO
from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya
NAIROBI – THE Board of Directors of Orange Telkom Kenya has announced the appointment of Vincent Lobry as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer.
The appointment is effective immediately.
He replaces Mickael Ghossein, who has been appointed Senior Vice President of Orange Business Services – Middle East.
Making the announcement of the new Chief Executive, the Chair of the company’s Board, Eddy Njoroge, confirmed the Board’s confidence in the appointment of Lobry, who will be charged with the responsibility of building on the gains made during his predecessor’s tenure.
“We appreciate the strategic effort put by Mickael, enabling the business to streamline its operations thereby offering products and solutions that meet the dynamic needs of the market.
“We are assured of a similar approach with the appointment of Vincent Lobry, even as the industry prepares for more competition,” said Njoroge.
The incoming CEO, has 35 years experience in the telecommunications sector with a focus on sales and marketing.
He has risen through the ranks at the Orange Group to become Vice President –
Commercial of Orange in Spain in 1998, the Senior Vice President of Orange France in charge of Mass Market Marketing (Fixed, Broadband and Mobile) in 2003 and to his most recent posting as the Senior Executive Vice President of Orange Polska (Poland) in charge of Strategy, Marketing, Convergence and Value Creation since October 2009, a position that also saw him sit on the company’s board.
– CAJ News
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