Orange’s shareholders confirm Stéphane Richard’s for a further four year term as Chairman and CEO
May 7, 2018
Orange’s Annual General Meeting of shareholders has voted to renew Stéphane Richard’s mandate
04/05/2018, Paris, 20:00 GMT
The Group’s Annual General Meeting of shareholders, held on 4 May, voted in favour of renewing Stéphane Richard’s mandate as a Board member for a four-year term. The resolution registered 88.62% of voting rights. At its meeting following the Annual General Meeting, the Board of Directors also renewed Stéphane Richard’s position as Chairman and CEO of Orange.
The Group’s shareholders were convinced by the positive track record that Stéphane Richard has achieved over his eight years at the head of Orange. This term has been marked by the restoration of a positive social situation and a return to growth, despite the highly-competitive environment in France and internationally.
Stéphane Richard also presented to shareholders his project for the Group over the course of his new term in office. This project will be implemented by the new executive team that is in place since 2 May. His ambition is clear in seeking to consolidate and reinforce Orange’s position as a market leader that capable of differentiating itself through the quality of its networks and the quality of its offers, and in doing so, to position Orange as a multiservice operator.