Antoine Chouc named CFO of Orange Belgium
Orange Belgium has appointed Antoine Chouc as its new chief financial officer (CFO).
Chouc currently chief of staff of the CEO of the Orange Group, succeeds existing CFO Arnaud Castille, who after four years in the role will leave the position on 1 March, to ‘pursue other activities’.
"I want in the first place to thank Arnaud for his major impact on Orange Belgium’s latest successes. Arnaud has been instrumental in guiding the transformation of our company launched three years ago,” said Xavier Pichon, CEO of Orange Belgium.
“Arnaud played a key role in improving our profit margins, reducing our debts and positioning the company as one of the only telco operators showing regular organic growth at a European level. I wish Arnaud all the very best in his new projects. I am now happy to welcome Antoine Chouc as our new chief financial officer. His strategic skills and understanding of the major trends of the telecom market will be key to maintain and strengthen our growing position in Belgium.”
Having joined the Orange Group in 2018, Chouc will bring his solid strategic view and expertise on the telecom market gaining through his tenure as chief of staff of the Orange Group’s CEO, to his new role of CFO at Orange Belgium.
He has also held several roles in high-level public administrations, such as the Inspection Générale des Finances as well as being a promotion major of the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA).
“I am utterly thrilled to join Orange Belgium in the coming weeks, after watching the impressive growth history of the company in recent years, made possible by strong strategic choices, excellent teams and management, and a unique positioning on the market,” said Chouc.
In related news, last month Orange confirmed that it has partnered French investors to launch Orange Concessions, a brand-new entity in national fibre-to-the-home (FTTH).