Colt Group announces Olivier Baujard as additional Independent Non-Executive Director

– UK, London – Colt S.A., a leading provider of business communications, today announced a change to the composition of its Board.  At the next AGM, to be held on 24 April 2014, Olivier Baujard will be proposed as a member of the Board, with the appointment intended to take effect from the date of the AGM. Olivier will join the Board as an additional independent non-executive Director.

Mr Baujard was the CTO of Deutsche Telekom A.G., one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies, from 2009 to 2012 with responsibility for worldwide group network technology strategy, prioritisation and execution. He was also a member of the board of Buyin, the procurement joint venture between Deutsche Telekom A.G. and France Telecom. Prior to that he was Chairman and CEO France of Alcatel-Lucent and more recently he was Chief Executive at Segula Technologies, an international engineering and consulting services specialist. Olivier has also been a member of a number of industry bodies including GSMA and NGMN (Next Generation Mobile Networks).

Simon Haslam, Colt’s Chairman, said “I am delighted that Olivier Baujard is joining us. His considerable depth of knowledge and experience in global communication services and technology makes him a welcome addition to the Colt Board.”

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