Christel Heydemann

Chief Executive Officer of the Orange group



Christel Heydemann is Chief Executive Officer of the Orange group since 4 April 2022.

A graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique and the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, she began her career in 1997 at Boston Consulting Group. In 1999, she joined Alcatel where she was entrusted with a range of roles and responsibilities, specifically in the context of the merger of Alcatel and Lucent. In 2011, she was appointed to Alcatel-Lucent’s Executive Committee as Director of Human Resources and Transformation. In 2014, Christel Heydemann joined Schneider Electric as the Director of Strategic Alliances. In April 2017 she was appointed as Executive Vice President of Schneider Electric France and subsequently Executive Vice President Europe Operations in May 2021. She was also member of the Executive Committee of Schneider Electric.


01/28/2022 press release
Christel Heydemann appointed Chief Executive Officer of Orange with effect from 4 April