Trujillo bids adieu to Orange

31 Mar 2004

Solomon Trujillo has unexpectedly announced that he will step down as chief executive of Orange, less than 15 months after accepting the position. Trujillo will be replaced by Sanjiv Ahuja, who joined Orange a year ago as COO. The news of the departure came as something of a surprise, although the analyst community broadly welcomed the news claiming that over the past twelve months Orange has lost momentum in both its domestic and UK market. Mr Ahuja was previously president of Telcordia Technologies