Swantee has held senior roles at a number of different telco’s
Olaf Swantee, the ex-CEO or Orange and EE who masterminded the merger of Orange and T-Mobile, has joined Vodafone Group as a non-executive director.
Swantee left EE in 2015 and became CEO of Swiss telco Sunrise Communications between 2016-202.
At EE he was involved with the merger of Orange UK and T-Mobile following the sale to BT.
Swantee also held a number of senior positions at France Telecom (now Orange Group), Hewlett-Packard, Compaq Computer and Digital Equipment.
He is also due to be appointed chairman of Swiss company Mobile Zone.
Swantee is currently a non-executive director of Telia; but will relinquish that post. He has previously held non- executive roles at T-Mobile US, Legal & General, Mobistar (Belgium), Mobinil (Egypt), and Orange in Poland (former TP).
He has written a book about his EE experience called “The 4G Mobile Revolution: Creation, Innovation and Transformation at EE”.