Elisabeth Medou Badang
SVP Africa & Indian Ocean and Spokesperson, Orange MEA

Speaker Profile

Elisabeth Medou Badang, Senior Vice President Africa and Indian Ocean and Spokesperson for Orange Middle East & Africa

Elisabeth Medou Badang was promoted in early 2018 to Senior Vice President at Orange Middle East and Africa overseeing three countries. Prior to that she was the CEO of Orange Cameroon for four years. During her tenure at Orange Cameroon, she has defined and  successfully implemented a turnaround strategy that allowed the company to secure its position in the market and regain leadership in several domains. She successfully promoted the growth of Orange money which made Orange a leader and a reference of mobile money in Cameroon and Central Africa region.
She also helped to extend internet penetration via mobile broadband access, covering more than 60% of the population with 3G and 4G in less than two years.
She previously led Orange Botswana for four years and is the first African woman to manage an Orange affiliate.
She is passionate about the ICT development potential in Africa.

Ms Medou Badang received several recognitions such as the African Telecommunication Manager of the Year Award in 2014, Best mobile operator Southern Africa with Orange Botswana 2012, Best Mobile money operator Southern Africa in 2013; Best mobile Operator in Cameroon 2017 ; among the 50 most influential women in African business in 2018.

She has a post-graduate degree in finance and Certificates in Executive Business programmes from EM Lyon Business School, Cranfield University and ESCP.

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