Dr. Helmut Reisinger is the new CEO of Orange Business Services, effective May 2, 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, Reisinger 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's 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," Reisinger said.
Reisinger has more than 20 years of experience in the enterprise market and solutions space, and an extensive international and customer-focused background with multiple leadership roles. Before joining Orange Business Services in 2007, he held management positions across Europe at Avaya Inc, NextiraOne Germany and Alcatel Austria.
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