Orange, a telecommunications operator, was informed of the appointment of Nicolas Dufourcq as permanent representative of Bpifrance Participations, as a replacement for Jean-Yves Gilet, effective January 19, 2017.
Nicolas Dufourcq appointed to Orange board of directorsStaff Writer | Paris, France | Thursday February 16, 2017 9:21AM ET
READ MOREMr. Dufourcq is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bpifrance Participations. Mr. Dufourcq became the Chief Executive Officer of Bpifrance in October 2012.
Having joined France Télécom in 1994, he set up the Multimedia Division in which Wanadoo was launched in January 1996.
In 2003, he joined Capgemini where he was in charge of Continental Europe before becoming Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the group.
Mr. Dufourcq holds diplomas from HEC and ENA. He is an Inspector-general of Finance. ■