Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Operations in Africa and the Middle East (MEA), Orange

Bruno Mettling joined Orange in April 2010 as senior executive vice president with a special mandate to the CEO, in charge of labour, skills and Orange Campus, before being appointed group human resources director. Since September 2014, Mr Mettling has overseen the monitoring of the group’s simplification and digitalisation program. Also, the executive committee has tasked him with monitoring the Orange Healthcare division.
Mr Mettling began his career in government, first in the budget department of the finance ministry. What followed was a series of posts in ministries of labour, infrastructure, housing, transport and the sea, urbanisation and economy.
He has also rich private sector experience at companies that include La Poste Group, the Caisse Nationale des Caisses d’Épargne, and Banque Populaire Group. A graduate of the Institut d’Études Politiques and the Aix-en-Provence law school, he is a knight of the French Legion of Honour and an officer of the French Order of Merit.