Viaccess-Orca has found its new CEO at Orange Business Service – the same company as where the previous holder of the role recently departed to.
Paul Molinier previously held executive positions within several international technology companies, including Texas Instruments, Siemens, and Telindus, before joining Orange Business Services in 2007.
Viaccess-Orca has announced the appointment of Paul Molinier as its new CEO, he replaces who has joined Orange Business Services as Vice President of industry and IT large accounts.
“Paul Molinier brings in-depth knowledge of the IT and telecom industries to our executive team that will be highly valuable in accelerating Viaccess-Orca’s business growth,” said Serge Laroye, Executive Vice President, content division at Orange. “Paul’s rich experience in business development and strategic partnerships will help the company expand, innovate, and address the key challenges facing its customers, making Viaccess-Orca stronger in the marketplace. I’d like to thank François Moreau de Saint Martin for his great achievements over the past eight years. I also thank Chem Assayag, Executive Vice President of sales and business development, for his role as acting CEO in the interim period until Paul’s arrival.”
Speaking of his appointment, Molinier said: “Viaccess-Orca’s evolution in the field of content protection, delivery, and discovery solutions in the past few years has been quite impressive. The company has great technical and human assets that will be integral to maintaining and improving its leadership position,” said Paul Molinier. “I look forward to bringing my own experience to Viaccess-Orca, with the objective to lead the transformation of the customer experience in content services and successfully explore new business territories.”
Viaccess-Orca was formed in 2008 from the merger of France Telecom’s Viaccess and Orca Interactive.