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  • Delegate CEO, Finance, Performance and Development
  • Orange


Ramon Fernandez has been Delegate CEO of Orange SA since January 1, 2016. He is also Executive Director Finance, Performance and Development since September 1, 2020. He joined the Orange group on September 1, 2014 as Deputy Managing Director in charge of the Group’s finance and strategy. From May 2018 to the end of August 2020, he was Executive Director Finance, Performance and Europe. Ramon Fernandez is also Chairman of the Board of Orange Bank, and Compagnie Financière of Orange Bank, member of the Boards of Orange Middle East and Africa, Medi Telecom, and Buyin, member of the Supervisory Boards of Orange Polska SA, Iris Capital Management SAS and Orange Ventures. He is also member of the Boards of Axa, of the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques, as well as the Institut du Capitalisme Responsable and Institut Jean Monnet. He spent two years with the International Monetary Fund in Washington (1997 to 1999) before returning to the French Treasury, where he had briefly worked after he graduated. This time, he went on to hold a number of important positions in different areas. Mr. Fernandez was also Advisor to the Minister of the Economy, Finance and Industry (2002-2003) and to the President of the French Republic (2007-2008). He was then appointed Chief of Staff to the Minister of Labour, Social Relations, Family and Solidarity (2008-2009). Mr. Fernandez arrived at Orange from his former position as Chief Executive Officer of the French Treasury, which he had held since 2009. Mr. Fernandez is a graduate of the Institut d’Études Politiques in Paris and the École Nationale d’Administration (1993).