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Orange CEO Richard receives French government backing for third term

Monday 22 January 2018 | 12:49 CET | News
France's government is ready to back Stephane Richard for a third term at the helm of Orange, when he seeks re-election later this year, said finance minister Bruno Le Maire during a radio interview. However, Le Maire also clarified that Richard would have to resign from his position if he is convicted in the trial linked to the so-called Tapie affair. A date for this trial, for alleged crimes dating back to 2007 and 2008, has not yet been set.

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Companies: Orange
Countries: France
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