01 April 2015

Orange puts career banker in charge of mobile banking business

29 May 2014  |  7052 views  |  0 Orange Cash

Mobile operator Orange has appointed an experienced banking executive to deputy CEO, with a brief to head up the telco's customer experience and m-banking activities.

Laurent Paillassot (41), CEO of LCL-Credit Agricole, will take up his new post on 1 September.

Paillassot began his career in 1989 at Compagnie Bancaire before moving to the Mitchell Madison Group, an American consulting firm specialising in financial strategy, in 1997. In 2000, he took a position with the Caisse d'Epargne Group as director of distribution and then served as managing director of Caisse d'Epargne Financement.

From 2005 to 2007, he was also chairman of GE Money Bank in France, a subsidiary of General Electric Consumer Finance.

Orange has been aggressively pushing into the financial services sector, launching its Orange Cash mobile money service in various European markets over the last few months.

Orange chairman and CEO Stephane Richard says of Paillassot's appointment: "Laurent's extensive experience in retail banking and customer satisfaction will be a real asset for the group."
KeywordsPEOPLE

Comments: (0)

Comment on this story (membership required)
Log in to receive notifications when someone posts a comment

Finextra news in your inbox

For Finextra's free daily newsletter, breaking news flashes and weekly jobs board, sign up now.

Related blogs

Create a blog about this story (membership required)

Related stories

08 May, 2014
20 March, 2014
19 February, 2014
13 February, 2014
17 December, 2013
08 November, 2013
17 October, 2012
28 June, 2012

Top topics

Most viewed Most shared
Europe sets the pace as fintech investment...
6466 views comments | 29 tweets | 20 linkedin
UK online banking fraud losses soar 48%
6053 views comments | 16 tweets | 19 linkedin
Future Money Focus: Mariano Belinky, Santa...
5701 views comments | 12 tweets | 12 linkedin
Barclays and PayPal join Government ID acc...
5076 views comments | 11 tweets | 11 linkedin
Swift London Business Forum to continue di...
4736 views comments | 5 tweets | 4 linkedin

Featured job

Top to attract the best
Zurich, Switzerland

Find your next job