CEO Orange SA
Stéphane Richard is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Orange SA since 2011. He is also Chairman of GSMA since January 2019. Between 1992 and 2003, Stéphane Richard was successively deputy to the CFO of Compagnie générale des eaux, CEO of Compagnie Immobilière Phénix and Chairman of CGIS (now Nexity). From 2003 to 2007, he was Deputy Managing Director of Veolia Environnement and CEO of Veolia Transport. From 2007 to 2009, Stéphane Richard was Chief of Staff to the French Minister for the Economy, Industry and Employment. He joined the Orange group in September 2009. Stéphane Richard is a graduate of HEC and ENA. He is a Knight of the French Legion of Honor.