Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Operations in Africa and the Middle East (MEA)
Bruno Mettling, born in 1958, is Deputy Chief Executive Officer in charge of Operations in Africa and the Middle East (MEA).
He joined Orange in April 2010 as Senior Executive Vice-President with special mandate to the CEO, in charge of Labour, Skills and Orange Campus, before being appointed Group Human Resources Director in October 2010. Since September 2014, Bruno Mettling has ensured the monitoring of the Group’s simplification and digitalization program. Also, the Executive Committee has tasked him with monitoring the Orange Healthcare division.
Bruno Mettling began his career at the Budget Department of the Ministry of Finance. He then held a succession of financial posts at the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Employment in 1988; Deputy Vice-President at the Ministry of Infrastructure, Housing, Transport and the Sea from 1988 to 1990; and Deputy Director of the office of the Minister of Urbanization from 1990 to 1991. After working at the Finance Inspectorate in 1991, he joined the Ministry of the Economy and Finance. Bruno Mettling was then appointed Financial Controller and Deputy Vice-President Finance for La Poste Group. In October 1999 he joined the Caisse Nationale des Caisses d’Épargne, where he reformed its Human Resources Department, before being given responsibility for sales development and then the Company’s strategic plan. He was then invited to join the Banque Populaire Group as Executive Vice-President, Banque Fédérale des Banques Populaires. In July 2006, he was promoted to Deputy CEO.
Bruno Mettling is a graduate of the Institut d’Études Politiques and of the Aix-en-Provence law school.
He is a Knight of the French Legion of Honor and an Officer of the French Order of Merit.