Chief Executive Officer Delegate, Finance, Information Systems, United Kingdom JV
Gervais Pellissier, 51, was appointed Chief Executive Officer Delegate of France Telecom on November 1, 2011. He joined the France Telecom-Orange group in October 2005 to supervise the integration of its business units in Spain and advise on geographical integration within the Group.
In January 2006, he was appointed as a member of the Group’s General Management Committee, in charge of Finance and Operations in Spain, and in March 2009, he became Deputy Chief Executive Officer of France Telecom-Orange, in charge of finance and information systems.
After the Group’s Executive Committee was formed in early April 2010, Gervais Pellissier continued in his role as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of France Telecom, with responsibility for Finance and Information Systems. He was also in charge of the joint venture with T-Mobile in the UK. He retained all his pre-existing responsibilities when he became Chief Executive Officer Delegate. Gervais Pellissier joined Bull in 1983, and held a range of responsibilities in the areas of Finance and Management Control, in France, Africa, South America, and Eastern Europe.
In 1994 Bull appointed him Finance Director of the Services and Systems Integration Division, then of the Outsourcing Division, then Director of Management Control, and in 1998, Chief Financial Officer. Between April 2004 and February 2005, he was Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer Delegate of Bull. From February 2005 to mid-2008, he was Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bull. A graduate of HEC, Berkeley, and the University of Cologne, Gervais Pellissier is a Knight of the French Legion of Honor. Gervais Pellissier is a French national.