M. Vivek BADRINATH,
Regional CEO for Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific (AMAP)
anciennement Directeur Général Adjoint chez ACCOR Hotels, Directeur Général Adjoint en charge de l’Innovation, du Marketing et des Technologies d’Orange Business Services, diplômé de Polytechnique et diplômé de l’École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (ENST)
Vivek Badrinath joined Vodafone and the Executive Committee as CEO of AMAP in October 2016. He is responsible for Vodafone’s operations in the Vodacom Group, India, Australia, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Qatar, New Zealand and Turkey.
Prior to that, he was the Deputy Chief Executive at the international hospitality group AccorHotels where he was responsible for marketing, digital solutions, distribution and information systems. He was previously Deputy Chief Executive with Orange and has a long career in telecommunications and technology. Prior roles include Executive Director responsible for Orange's Business Services division, leadership of Orange's global networks and operators division and Chief Technology Officer for Orange's mobile activities. Between 2000 and 2004 he ran the Indian operations of Thomson (now Technicolor). He was a Board member of Nokia between 2014 and 2016.
He has been a recipient of the French National Order of Merit and was appointed a member of the National Digital Council by the President of France.