PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dr. Helmut Reisinger is the new chief executive officer (CEO) of Orange Business Services, effective today, taking over from Thierry Bonhomme, who becomes special advisor to the Chairman and CEO of Orange before retirement later this year. Following the March 5 announcement of the creation of a more diversified and international Executive Committee within Orange, Helmut will report to Stéphane Richard, Chairman and CEO of Orange, and will be a member of the Group’s Executive Committee.
Most recently Helmut was executive vice president, International at
Orange Business Services, in charge of all international enterprise
business activities, excluding France.
As CEO, he will direct the company strategy to support the digital transformation of enterprise customers in France and around the world.
"I am honored and excited to lead Orange Business Services on its ambition to be at the forefront of the data-driven economy. I believe our global talent, expertise and assets position us to deliver an unmatched experience for our enterprise customers worldwide. With a relentless customer focus – combined with people empowerment and commitment to innovation – I am confident that we will achieve continued success and growth for both our customers and Orange,” said Dr. Helmut Reisinger, chief executive officer, Orange Business Services.
Leveraging more than 20 years of experience in the enterprise market and solutions space, Helmut has an extensive international and customer-focused background with multiple leadership roles. Before joining Orange Business Services in 2007, Helmut held management positions across Europe at Avaya Inc, NextiraOne Germany and Alcatel Austria.
About Orange Business Services
Orange Business Services, the B2B branch of the Orange Group, and its 22,000 employees, is focused on supporting the digital transformation of multinational enterprises and French SMEs across five continents. Orange Business Services is not only an infrastructure operator, but also a technology integrator and a value-added service provider. It offers companies digital solutions that help foster collaboration within their teams (collaborative workspaces and mobile workspaces), better serve their customers (enriched customer relations and business innovation), and support their projects (enriched connectivity, flexible IT and cyberdefense). The integrated technologies that Orange Business Services offer range from Software Defined Networks (SDN/NFV), Big Data and IoT, to cloud computing, unified communications and collaboration, as well as cybersecurity. Orange Business Services customers include over 3,000 renowned multinational corporations at an international level and over two million professionals, companies and local communities in France.
Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with annual sales of 41 billion euros in 2017 and has 263 million customers in 28 countries at 31 March 2018. Orange is listed on Euronext Paris (symbol ORA) and on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol ORAN).
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