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Philippe Andres

North American VP at Orange


Philippe ANDRES is Group Marketing North America Vice President. He took up his current position in February 2012.

In his job, he reports directly to the Orange Group CMO.

Previously Philippe ANDRES was Director of Executive Management, International Mobility and Talent Management within the HR Group Headquarter in Paris.

Formerly, between 1999 and 2003, Philippe ANDRES was the HR Manager of the R&D Division, and also in charge of IT, legal and logistical affairs regarding this Division. At this time he directly managed 500 people.

Philippe ANDRES joined ORANGE France Telecom in 1977 as an engineer within the Industrial and International Direction. He became principal private secretary of the Chairman of France Telecom in 1986. Then, he moved to the French Treasury in charge to deal with the French Atomic Energy Commission budget. In 1991 he became Regional Director for ORANGE France Telecom and managed 2000 people and a $900M P&L. Later, he became adviser of the Minister for Industry and Telecommunications, and the administrative and financial manager of this Department in 1995.

Philippe ANDRES has an engineering graduate from a French engineer school and a MBA delivered by the French Paris la Sorbonne University. He also obtained a bachelor’s degree in science in Paris Jussieu University.

He was also auditor to the French Institute des Hautes Etudes de Defense Nationale between 1998 and 1999. Now he is reserve colonel in the French Air force.

Philippe ANDRES is a Chevalier of the French Legion of Honour and the French National Order of Merit.

He is also member of the French American Chamber of Commerce.

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