Lombard steps down early as France Telecom chairman

Friday 11 February 2011 | 09:15 CET | News
France Telecom-Orange chairman Didier Lombard will resign at the next board meeting on 23 February. He told La Tribune that his term was due to end at the next general assembly in June, but that after a year with a separate chairman and CEO, it would be better to not wait another half a year before France Telecom is again directed by a single chairman and CEO, Stephane Richard. Lombard said he will not receive any indemnity for early retirement, having renounced this last year. He plans to set up a new structure to accompany French digital economy entrepreneurs, working with France Telecom as

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: General
Companies: France Telecom / Orange
Countries: France
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


French prosecutor takes ex-Orange CEO to court over suicides

Published 07 Jul 2016 16:13 CET | France
Orange is the target of government ire for having put in place a work policy from 2007 that "destabilises" employees, Le Figaro ...

Lombard paid EUR 513,000 to leave France Telecom - report

Published 08 Apr 2012 08:40 CET | France
Former France Telecom-Orange CEO Dider Lombard was only paid EUR 513,000 when he left the company in May 2011. La Tribune reports ...

Lombard gives up special adviser role at France Telecom

Published 02 Mar 2011 12:35 CET | France
France Telecom-Orange's former chairman, Didier Lombard, has given up his role as special adviser and has decided to leave the ...

Richard becomes France Telecom-Orange chairman and CEO

Published 24 Feb 2011 10:06 CET | World
France Telecom-Orange's board of directors formally noted at its meeting of 23 February, Didier Lombard's decision to hand over ...

Orange chairman Lombard to step down early - report

Published 28 Jan 2011 10:32 CET | France
France Telecom-Orange executive board chairman Didier Lombard is expected to leave before his term runs out in June, according to ...

France Telecom's Lombard steps down as CEO

Published 02 Feb 2010 08:50 CET | France
France Telecom group chairman and CEO Didier Lombard will ask the board of directors on 24 February to separate the functions of ...

Calendar   /   Industry Events

06 Aug BCE Q2 2020
06 Aug Vonage Q2
06 Aug Adtran Q2
06 Aug Veon Q2 2020
06 Aug Switch Q2 2020
06 Aug T-Mobile US Q2 2020
06 Aug PCTel Q2 2020
06 Aug Deutsche Telekom Q2 2020
06 Aug Fortinet Q2
06 Aug NortonLifeLock fiscal Q1
06 Aug OTE Q2 2020
06 Aug Cincinnati Bell Q2 2020
06 Aug Cogent Communications Q2 2020
06 Aug Immersion Q2 2020
06 Aug Motorola Solutions Q2 2020
06 Aug Cable One Q2 2020
06 Aug MTN Q2 2020
06 Aug PCCW H1 2020
06 Aug Tucows Q2 2020
06 Aug Sierra Wireless Q2 2020
06 Aug Viasat fiscal Q1
06 Aug EchoStar Q2 2020
06 Aug FCC meeting
07 Aug O2 Czech Republic Q2 2020
07 Aug Starhub Q2 2020
07 Aug TDS, US Cellular Q2 2020
07 Aug Dish Network Q2 2020
10 Aug Avaya fiscal Q3
10 Aug Sohu Q2 2020
10 Aug ON Semiconductor Q2 2020
::: More Calendar Items