Gervais Pellissier, graduated from l’Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC Paris), with a degree in International Management (joint diploma of HEC, Berkeley University, USA and University of Cologne, Germany).
From 1983 to 2005, he held various positions within the Bull Group, including Delegate CEO. He joined Orange in October 2005 to oversee the integration of Group companies in Spain, and subsequently became Group CFO.
In 2009, Gervais Pellissier was appointed Orange’s Deputy CEO in charge of Group Finance and Information Systems. In November 2011, he became Deputy CEO in charge of Finance and the joint venture in the UK. From September 2014 to April 2018, he was the Group’s Deputy CEO in charge of European operations outside France.
From May 2018 to August 2020, Gervais served as Delegate CEO in charge of Group Transformation and Chairman of Orange Business Services SA and Orange Spain. As of 1 September 2020, he has been responsible for Human Resources and Group Transformation; resigning as Delegate CEO in January 2022, but retaining his position as Group Deputy CEO.