CEO, Orange Business Services
Thierry Bonhomme was appointed CEO of Orange Business Services in May 2013, and since the 1st of March 2016 is also Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Orange. Thierry is responsible for business growth for the enterprise services division of Orange group across France and international markets. He also drives the new Orange vision to support the digital transformation for our enterprise customers.
Thierry has spent more than 30 years with the Orange Group in various leadership roles. Prior to his current role, Thierry was Executive Vice President of Networks, Carriers and Research & Development and in charge of R&D within the Orange Group. Previously he was responsible for the enterprise sales channel for the Orange Group in France.
Thierry returned to FT Group in 1990 as a Director of technical management for the Grenoble and Marseille regional areas after a brief stint of two years with Idate. His first role at Orange involved field work in networks, transmission & switching.
Thierry completed his engineering degree at the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications (ENST) in Paris.
Executive Vice President International, Orange Business Services
Helmut has over 20 years’ experience in enterprise markets and solutions. Prior to his appointment as Head of the International Business he was SVP Europe & Russia, CIS at Orange Business Services since he joined Orange in 2007.
Based in Vienna, Reisinger reports to Thierry Bonhomme, president and CEO of Orange Business Services and is a member of the Executive Committee.
Prior to joining Orange Business Services, Helmut was vice president Western Europe at Avaya Inc. Before joining Avaya, Helmut was CEO of private equity owned NextiraOne Germany and a member of their European Executive Committee. Prior to that, Helmut also held several leadership positions during his nine-year tenure with Alcatel Austria with his last position being managing director of Alcatel’s enterprise activities in Austria.
A native of Austria, Helmut is a graduate of Vienna University for Economics and Business Administration, CEMS Masters Program at WU Wien with terms at Hochschule St Gallen and ESCCA Angers.
Helmut speaks German, English, Spanish and French.
Senior VP, EMI, Orange Business Services
Philippe Koebel is responsible for the Sales & Marketing activities in the Middle-East & Africa regions, both recognised as fast-growing regions for Orange Business Services, as well as managing the Orange partnership with SITA (Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques), which we have extended until 2019.
Based near Paris, Philippe is a member of the Executive Operational Committee of Orange Business Services, as well as President of the Board for the company’s entities in Qatar and Egypt. In addition, Philippe is a member of the Administrative Board of Sofrecom, a subsidiary of the Orange Group.
Philippe, whose experience spans over 20 years with the Group, has held several B2B management positions, both in France and abroad. These include, CEO of a subsidiary, and a branch manager, followed by several regional and operational Director positions for Global One, Equant, and now Orange Business Services.
A French national, Philippe holds degrees from ‘Ecole Polytechnique’ and ‘Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications’ (Telecom Paristech).
Vice President for the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey
Luc was recently appointed to lead the business in the region and is based in Dubai. Previously Luc led the SITA large and complex integration unit based in Geneva working with the air transport industry. Luc has over 25 years of experience in marketing and implementing IT solutions within the enterprise sector, focusing on strategic planning and people management responsibilities.
Luc has held various international business leadership roles with Equant and then Orange Business Services, including Head of Global Services Europe & Russia, Head of Professional Services APAC, and Head of Global Consulting.
Luc will provide leadership and develop business strategies in response to the wave of digital transformation that is changing the business landscape for enterprises, for government bodies and for service providers in the region. Through deployment of state-of-the-art ICT solutions from Orange Business Services, companies can harness the power of digital technologies to create new business models that capture new revenue streams and empower employees to achieve more. Luc will set out his vision of how these transformations can be delivered at Hello! World Dubai.
Luc holds an Electrical Engineering Degree from the National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) Lyon, France.