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Candidates to TP S.A. Supervisory Board to be discussed during AGM on 11 April 2013 - Orange Polska

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Warsaw 2 April 2013

Candidates to the Supervisory Board of TP S.A.

Due to the fact that four TP S.A. Supervisory Board members’ mandates would expire at the Annual General Assembly of TP S.A. scheduled for April 11, 2013 (three mandates expire with the end of term of office and one who was earlier appointed by the Supervisory Board pursuant to Article 19 item 7 of the Company’s Articles of Association), France Telecom (“FT”) informed TP S.A. that it intends to propose the following persons as candidates for TP S.A. Supervisory Board Members at the Assembly: Mr. Gervais Pellissier, Mr. Eric Debroeck, Mr. Marc Riacu and Mr. Mirosław Gronicki as an independent candidate.


Gervais Pellissier

Gervais Pellissier was born in 1959. 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) and a bachelor’s degree in law.

He joined France-Telecom Orange in October 2005 to oversee the integration of Group companies in Spain, and subsequently became Chief Financial Officer.

Prior to that, he was Managing Director and Deputy CEO of the Bull Group, where he held various positions between 1983 and 2005.

In 2009, Gervais Pellissier was appointed Deputy CEO in charge of Group Finance and Information Systems. Since November 2011, Gervais Pellissier is France Telecom-Orange Group's Chief Executive Officer Delegate, in charge of Finance, Information Systems & United Kingdom JV.

The activities of Mr.  Gervais Pellissier outside of TP S.A. do not conflict with his function at TP S.A. 

Eric Debroeck

Eric Debroeck was born in 1958. Senior Vice President Group regulatory affairs at France Telecom – Orange since mid-2004.

From 2000 to mid-2004, Director of national carrier services, the business entity in charge of wholesale business activities with national competitors. Prior this period, held diverse management positions within France Telecom in the areas of corporate strategy, national and European regulation.Eric Debroeck graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications.

The activities of Mr. Eric Debroeck outside TP S.A. do not conflict with his function at TP S.A.

Marc Ricau

Marc Ricau, born in 1960, has been working in France Telecom Orange group since 1986.

He is graduate of IEP (Science Po Paris) & ENSPTT School and has a master degree in statistical and software techniques. He took different positions during his professional career in telecommunications area both abroad, as managing director of FCR consulting in Mexico, and in France, mainly in commercial areas and customer services but also in finance and network management.

Marc joined Orange AMEA (Africa, Middle East and Asia) in 2009, as Country and Partnerships Vice-President for the zone and was a member of several boards of subsidiaries in Africa (Orange Mali, Orange Guinea, Orange Niger, Orange Bissau and Sonatel Multimedia) until early 2013. He was also responsible for the development of new projects and businesses, mainly focused on improving the daily life of population in developing African countries in the areas of telco services in agriculture, health, education and entrepreneurship, among others.

In October 2012, he was appointed the Secretary of the TPSA Supervisory Board and a member of its Audit and Remuneration committees. On January 1, 2013, he joined the Orange Europe team as Vice-President Poland, responsible for operations of the France Telecom Group in Poland.

The activities of Mr. Marc Ricau outside of TP S.A. do not conflict with his function at TP S.A.  

Mirosław Gronicki,

Mr. Mirosław Gronicki was born in 1950. Current position: independent consultant (to Goldman Sachs International, Brevan Howard, Bank Millennium). Minister of Finance in the Government of Poland (2004-2005). Chief Economist at Bank Millennium (2000-2004). Member of the Macroeconomic Council of Finance to the Government of Poland (1998).Senior macroeconomist at CASE (1997-2000).Senior consultant at the Harvard Institute for International Development – Ukraine (1997-2000).Senior macroeconomist at the Gdansk Institute for Market Economics (1993-1997).Chief Researcher at the International Centre for the Study of East Asian Development (CESAD) – Kitakyushu, Japan (1992).Consultant to the World Bank and UN (1988-1991)

Several lecturer and visiting scholar positions at universities, including CERGE-Charles University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Gdansk and Erasmus University. Expertise Banking and Finance, Macroeconomics, Public Administration/Legal Infrastructure, Public Finance Education Ph.D. Economics (1977), M.Sc. Economics (1972): Gdansk University, Department of Economics of Transport. Languages English (Fluent), Polish (Fluent), Russian (Fluent), Spanish (Good)

The activities of Mr. Mirosław Gronicki outside TP S.A. do not conflict with his function at TP S.A.  

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