Murielle Lorilloux started on September 1, 2017 the term as CEO of Vodafone Romania, a company with more than 9.5 million customers and annual service revenues of over EUR 700 million. She replaces Ravinder Takkar, who took over the position of Chairman of Vodafone Group Services, Regional Business Development, a role that covers Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific Region (AMAP).
Murielle Lorilloux is a French citizen, graduated from Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris and has an MBA Degree from The University of Texas at Austin, as well as a Master's Degree in Economics from Université Paris Nanterre.
Prior to being CEO of Vodafone Romania, Murielle Lorilloux was the CEO of Vodacom in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). She joined Vodacom DRC in 2013 as Chief Commercial Officer and was appointed CEO in 2014. In this role, she successfully transformed the business and delivered strong market share growth, leading the competition by more than 15 points. She also successfully managed the recent Vodacom brand identity transformation and contributed to obtaining the leadership position in customer experience research. She coordinated employee engagement initiatives that led Vodafone to be awarded best employer of DRC in 2016.
Prior to joining Vodafone, Lorilloux held various senior management positions with Orascom Telecom Algeria, Wana Corporate and Capgemini.
Vodafone Romania is a subsidiary of Vodafone Group, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies providing a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 49 more, and fixed broadband operations in 17 markets. As of June 30, 2017, Vodafone Group had 523.5 million mobile customers and 18.5 million fixed broadband customers, including India and all of the customers in Vodafone’s joint ventures and associates.