Orange has boosted its global corporate communications team to cope
with the group's international expansion.
Niamh Byrne joins the group in the newly created post of group head of
media relations, with a remit to oversee all Orange's international
She was formerly head of global marketing and PR at c-quential, Arthur D
Little's management consultancy.
Byrne's appointment coincides with the promotion of Brigid Burnham, who
takes on the newly created role of group head of CSR within Orange's
five-strong senior corp comms management team.
Burnham previously oversaw all Orange UK's community affairs activities
- a role now taken by Orange PRO Simon Davies.
Both Burnham and Byrne report to Denise Lewis, group director of
Lewis said: 'The past 12 months have seen our global controlled customer
base grow over 40 per cent to 37 million people. It is vital we have a
corporate communications function to support this expansion.'