Orange Business Services appoints Giorgio Heiman as Vice President, Africa

Orange Business Services, the Orange branch dedicated to B2B services, is a leading global integrator of communications solutions for multinational corporations. With the world’s largest, seamless network for voice and data, Orange Business Services reaches 220 countries and territories with local support in more than 160. Offering a comprehensive package of communication services covering cloud computing, enterprise mobility, M2M, security, unified communications, videoconferencing, and broadband, Orange Business Services delivers a best-in-class customer experience across a global landscape. Thousands of enterprise customers and 1.4 million mobile data users rely on an Orange Business Services internationalplatform for communicating and conducting business. Orange Business Services was awarded four of the telecom industry’s highest accolades at the annual World Communication Awards 2013 – Best Global Operator, Best Cloud Service, Best Enterprise Service and Best Small Business Service. Orange Business Services is the only seven-time winner of Best Global Operator.

Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with annual sales of €41 billion in 2013 and has 159,000 employees worldwide at September 30, 2014. Orange is listed on the NYSE Euronext Paris (symbol ORA) and on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol ORAN).

Orange Business Services, the Orange branch dedicated to B2B services, has announced the appointment of Giorgio Heiman as Vice President of Africa, effective this month. Giorgio will share his time between Geneva and Johannesburg and takes over the leadership of the business in Africa from Jean-Luc Lasnier, who is retiring.

Giorgio brings significant consulting expertise and experiences in harnessing technology to deliver innovative business solutions, as well as leadership and management of multicultural and geographically dispersed teams. He joined the Orange Group in 2004 after holding senior management and consulting roles within the Telecommunications and Air Transport industries, including SITA, AT&T, and Digital Equipment Corporation.  Previously he held a management position at CERN, the European research organization whose purpose is to operate the world’s largest particle physics laboratory.

Giorgio graduated with Honors from the Department of Experimental Physics, University of Bologna, Italy, and has co-authored more than fifteen publications in scientific journals.

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