www.WirelessFederation.com/news: Head of French operations of French telecom magnate, France Telecom SA, Stephane Richard will take over the post of deputy chief executive from January next year. The appointment was made after the request by company’s chief executive officer Didier Lombard who himself will step down in 2011.
Stephane Richard is in the line of succession for the post of CEO and earlier worked as a senior official in France’s finance ministry. He took the role of running domestic operations in October this year.
He started his stint as head of the international operations of French telecommunications giant last summer.