Governance

Governance

Thierry Bonhomme, Chairman of the Board of Business & Decision

Thierry Bonhomme was Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Orange in charge of Orange Business Services since May 1, 2013. Since May 2, 2018, he is advising the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Orange Group.
Previously, he held the positions of Director of Technical Operations at Paris Nord, Regional Director at Grenoble, then at Marseille, before becoming Director of the Marché Entreprise France. He was named Director of Research and Development before taking over the management of Orange Labs Networks and Carriers in 2010.
Thierry Bonhomme is a graduate of École Polytechnique and École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (ENST). Passionate about new technologies and its impacts, he shares his free time between Drome, music, running, teaching (within ENSIMAG's board of directors) and the regular animation of conferences at Telecom Paris.

Béatrice FELDER, Chief Executive Officer of Business & Decision

Since July 1, 2014, Beatrice Felder is Director of Orange Applications for Business, the strategic business unit of Orange Business Services, dedicated to supporting companies in their digital transformation and specializing in the areas of customer experience, data, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things, which now relies on the expertise of nearly 5,000 employees including 2,400 from the acquisition of Business & Decision.
Beatrice Felder was previously Director of Customer Contact Solutions at Orange Business Services.
She was also Chief Executive Officer of Obiane, a subsidiary of Orange specializing in the design, installation and maintenance of secure systems and network infrastructures, after having held the functions of developing activities of outsourcing and integration projects within large French companies.
She graduated from the Ecole Supérieure de Technologie Electrique (ESTE).

Valérie Lafdal, Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of operations in France

Elle est titulaire d’un DESS et d’une maîtrise de gestion à Paris IX Dauphine et d’un Executive MBA de HEC.
Prior to joining Business & Decision, Valérie led Neocles and its international subsidiaries, which specializes in virtualization and virtual private cloud solutions, within Orange Business Services.
Previously, she participated to the creation and development of Almerys, a subsidiary of Orange and a leading third-party payment and health services, with the company founder.
Valerie has over 25 years of experience in management at Orange in the BtoB market, including 15 years in coaching, processing, development and business control in the world of new technologies and digital.
She holds a DESS and a master's degree in management at Paris IX Dauphine and an Executive MBA from HEC.

 The Board of Directors of Business & Decision also includes among its members Catherine DANYEROLE, Director of strategic projects within the La Poste Group, as independent member of the Board, and Jean-Michel Thibaud, Chief Financial Officer of Orange Business Services, in quality of member of the Board.