Chief Executive Officer Delegate, Finance and Strategy


2016 Edition, 16 November / Keynote

« Trust is a key asset in an ever more complex and digital world ». Three questions to Ramon Fernandez: read the interview

Ramon Fernandez, born in 1967, is Chief Executive Officer Delegate in charge of Group finance and strategy.

He joined the Orange Group on September 1, 2014. Ramon Fernandez began his career at the French Treasury before joining the International Monetary Fund in Washington from 1997 to 1999. He then returned to the French Treasury and held a number of senior management positions: Head of the Energy, Telecommunications and Raw Materials Department until 2001; Head of the Savings and Financial Markets Department from 2001 to 2002; Deputy Director of International Financial Affairs and Development, and vice-chairman of the Club de Paris between 2003 and 2007. He was also Special Advisor to the Minister of the Economy, Finance and Industry (2002 -2003) and to the President of the French Republic (2007 -2008). In 2008, he was appointed Chief of Staff to the Minister of Labour, Social Relations, Family and Solidarity (2008 -2009). In March 2009, he returned once again to French Treasury as Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the France Trésor Agency and Chairman of the Club de Paris.

Before joining Orange, he represented the French State at the Board of Directors of GDF Suez and CNP Assurances as well as at the Supervisory Board of the Caisse des dépôts. He also served as Alternate Governor of the World Bank for France and Governor of the African Development Bank.

Ramon Fernandez is a Knight of the French Legion of Honor.

He is a graduate of the Institut d’Études Politiques and of the École Nationale d’Administration, Graduation Year 1993 – Léon Gambetta.