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Marc FOSSIER

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Marc FOSSIER registered to attend the ICT 2010 Event

FRANCE TELECOM - ORANGE
Executive Vice President Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer
France

Born in 1956

French citizen

Marc Fossier is the Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer for the France Telecom–Orange Group. He was appointed to this newly created executive position on March 2nd, 2009.

Previously, Marc Fossier has worked over 20 years for France Telecom and has held various positions. He joined France Telecom in 1988 as Head of the Industry Division at the Directorate of Industrial Procurement and International Affairs of France Telecom and later became Chief of Staff of the Chairman and of the CEO of France Telecom, then Vice President, Head of the Payphone and Calling Cards Division. In September 2000, he was appointed at the Executive Committee as Group Executive Vice President Consumer Wireline Services and Group Vice President Public Affairs. Since 2005, he had been the Chief Technology Officer for the Group (Group CTO), in charge of technological strategy, standardization and innovation processes.

After starting his carreer in Industrial Engineering in the USA and in Microelectronics R&D, Marc Fossier served for the French Administration in charge of Industrial Development, and he became Special Advisor to the French Minister for Education, Research and Technology, from 1986 to 1988.

Mr Fossier is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole des Mines.

Mr Fossier is "Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Mérite".

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