Michel Combes, chairman of Vivendi and CEO of SFR
Vivendi has appointed Michel Combes as chairman and CEO of SFR and a member of the Vivendi management board.
Combes is currently CEO of Vodafone Europe and a board member of Vodafone. He began his career at France Telecom in 1986 in the external networks division, and then moved to the industrial and international affairs division.
From 1991 to 1995, Combes served as technical advisor to the French Minister of Transportation and following this served as chairman and CEO at GlobeCast.
Combes returned to France Telecom in 2003 as CFO and SVP of group finance and from 2006 to 2008 he was chairman and CEO of TDF Group.