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Born on September 09th, 1964 in Dakar. Mr MBENGUE is the Corporate Communication and External relations Director and member of the Executive Committee of SONATEL since July 2014 after a return of expatriation of a duration of 5 years within the Orange Group in Paris. He made all his career within the Group Sonatel Orange
Abdou Karim MBENGUE is awarded a diploma in Master of Business Administration at the School of the High business school (HEC) of Montreal. He also has a diploma of Management at the International School of Management in Brussels.
Finally, Mr MBENGUE is a holder of a Master's degree in Marketing and Business development at the School of the High business school of Paris (HEC)
-Recruited to SONATEL in March 1989 as Executive in the Financial Management;
-From 1991 until 1994 Responsible for the Purchasing department of SONATEL;
-From 1994 until 1997 Internal Auditor of SONATEL;
-From 1997 until 2000 Responsible of the internal Communications Department for SONATEL;
-From 2000 until 2009 Responsible of the Global Communication Departmentl; Mr MBENGUE was the head of the Rebranding project in 2006 ( introducing the Orange brand in Senegal and into its subsidiaries in Mali, Guinée Bissau and Guinée.
-March 2009: affectation in Paris in the Management of the Brand within the Orange Group;
-From March 2009 until January 2011:Country Brand Consultant within Global Brand Direction of Orange Group .Country portfolio : Spain, Slovakia and Moldova;
-From January, 2011 until March 2014: Communication and the Sponsoring Director in the division of Africa and the Middle East of the Orange Group;.
On returning to Dakar in 2014, Mr MBENGUE joins the Executive committee of SONATEL
AS Corporate Communication and External Relation Director.
Main tasks: Corporate Social Responsibility, Sonatel Foundation,Corporate Communication, PR and Press Relation with ICTs actors, etc.