Anevia has announced that Laurent Grimaldi was co-opted as an Independent Board Director at the June 11th, 2020 Board meeting. He succeeds Frédéric Rombaut, who served as Board director since 2016 and resigned in 2019. This co-optation, which takes effect immediately, will be subject to ratification by a future General Shareholders’ Meeting in accordance with French law.
This addition brings the total number of Board members to five, including two independent directors: Laurent Lafarge, LBO France (represented by Valéry Huot), Tristan Leteurtre, Alexis Delb, and Laurent Grimaldi.
Over his 30 years of experience in the telecommunications, media and technology (TMT) industry, Laurent Grimaldi has developed extensive experience in general management, investment, and entrepreneurship. He has founded and led several companies in both Europe and Africa, such as Tiscali Network and Konnect Africa, as well as the Open 3G Consortium. He has also served as Managing Director of Axa Private Equity Venture Funds.
Today Laurent Grimaldi is CEO of C-Consulting, which he founded in 2010 to help companies with strategy, mergers & acquisitions and fund raising.
Laurent Grimaldi holds an MSc from Telecom Paris and is fluent in four languages.
“I am excited to welcome Laurent Grimaldi as an independent Board director at Anevia,” said Laurent Lafarge, President and CEO. “His expertise and leadership in both international B2B telecommunications and finance will be key assets in guiding the company’s growth strategy and strengthening its financial stability over the coming years.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining Anevia – an innovative French company that has consistently delivered high-quality products to the market,” said Laurent Grimaldi. “The company has huge ambitions and it’s an exciting time to be here.”