the telecommunication company Orange has appointed the new CEO of the firm in Spain to Ludovic Pechwho will replace Jean-Francois Fallacher, who has been appointed as the new CEO of Orange France. These changes in two of the most important markets for Orange will be affected as of next April, as the company has indicated in a statement.
Pech was currently working as Orange’s financial director for the region of Middle East And Africa, while Fallacher has been the CEO of Orange Spain from September 2020 and will continue to closely follow the operations of the Spanish company as a member of its board of directors. Ludovic Pech began his career in the Orange group in 1994 and since 2000 he has held different positions in various divisions of the firm.
Graduated in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration, Pech worked for more than 6 years as financial director of Wanadoo in Spain, contributing to the development and transformation of Orange’s operations in Spain. In 2006 he joined the headquarters of the then France Télécom (Orange) group in Paris as financial director of the division of the group’s fixed line and internet businesses.
Four years later he moved to Romania, where he assumed responsibility as Orange’s chief financial officer and general secretary. Subsequently, in 2013 he was appointed financial director of Mobilestar Group (now Orange Belgium), one of the main players in the Belgian and Luxembourg telecommunications market. Three years later, in 2016, he assumed the responsibility he had held until now as CEO and financial director of the Africa and Middle East area of the Orange group, with a presence in 18 countries.
For his part, Jean-François Fallacher will lead Orange France from April and will continue to be a director of Orange Spain, supervising the authorization process for the constitution of a Joint Venture with MásMóvil. Fallacher has been the CEO of Orange Spain since September 2020 and has led the company back to growth, positioning it as the second operator in the Spanish market with more than 20 million customers.
Graduated from the Polytechnic and Higher School of Telecommunications in Paris, he has a long career within the Orange group. Before his time in Spain, he served as CEO of Orange Poland (2016-2020), CEO of Orange Romania (2011-2016), of the Orange subsidiary specialized in telecommunications consulting Sofrecom and of Wanadoo the Netherlands. During the 1990s, he also held different positions in the France Télécom group (now Orange). According to the telecommunications company, the appointment of both executives highlights the importance of the operation in Spain for the Orange group.
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