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Orange Egypt appoints Jean-Marc Harion as CEO

Bringing over 25 years of experience to the job, Jean-Marc Harion succeeds Yves Gauthier as CEO.

Orange Egypt appoints Jean-Marc Harion as CEO
Jean-Marc Harion previously served as CEO of Belgium Telephone network operator Mobistar. (KRISTOF VAN ACCOM/AFP/Getty Images)

Orange Egypt recently announced the appointment of Jean-Marc Harion as CEO. With over 25 years of experience within the telecommunications sector, Harion previously served as CEO of Orange Belgium, as well as CEO of Orange Dominica.

Harion's prior experience includes a wide-range of position across the entire Orange Group, which includes the post of VP of the French Business Development for Communications in New York, USA.

He also served as vice president of the commercial sector in Orange France in Paris and director of operations and data services for Orange group in London.

Commenting on his appointment, Harion shared: "I'm really excited to take this step as CEO of Orange Egypt, and I have full confidence in the Egyptian competencies in general and in the Orange Egypt team's ones in particular.

"I truly believe in our ability, together, to achieve Orange Egypt objectives and foremost to provide the best service to our customers, according to our slogan: 'it's all about what matters to you."

Orange Egypt's appointment of Harion sees him succeed Yves Gauthier, who previously announced a moved to Meditel in Morocco, a firm which Orange owns 49% of its shares.

Sharing his appreciation of the company prior to his departure, Gauthier shared: "It was a great honour for me to lead Mobinil and Orange Egypt, and I wish the best for all Orange Egypt employees and I wish to have the opportunity to visit Egypt again."

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