Gervais Pellissier, born in 1959, graduated from l’Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC Paris), with a degree in International Management (joint diploma of HEC, Berkeley University, USA and University of Cologne, Germany) and a bachelor’s degree in law.
He joined France-Telecom Orange in October 2005 to oversee the integration of Group companies in Spain, and subsequently became Group Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, he was Managing Director and Deputy CEO of the Bull Group, where he held various positions between 1983 and 2005.
In 2009, Gervais Pellissier was appointed Orange’s Deputy CEO in charge of Group Finance and Information Systems. In November 2011, he became Deputy CEO in charge of Finance & United Kingdom JV. September 2014-April 2018, he was the Group’s Deputy CEO in charge of European operations.
Since May 2018, Gervais took over new responsibilities in the Orange Group Executive Committee as the Group’s Deputy CEO for Transformation, as well as Chairman of Orange Business Services.