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Prior to joining Sprint, Cyril was a member of the Saudi Telecom Company Executive Board heading group procurement, supply chain, real estate and security. He was also a board member and chairman of the Audit Committee of Saleco, the largest telecom distributor in the Middle East. Cyril also acted as an integral player at STC Solutions, a $4 Billion dollar business that provides complex ICT services and systems integration to its customers in the Middle-East.
Before joining STC, Cyril garnered 15 years of experience in Europe’s telecom industry, later serving as Senior Vice President of Procurement Excellence at Buyin, the procurement joint-venture of Deutsche Telekom and Orange (formerly France Telecom). He also held several senior leadership procurement positions with Orange in France and UK. Cyril also served as Product Manager at SFR, the second largest mobile carrier in France and started his career in the retail business at Carrefour.
In 2015, the procurement transformation held at STC under the leadership of Cyril was celebrated twice, at the global and regional (APAC) levels, through the acceptance of the’ “World Procurement Award”, the most celebrated and sought after award in procurement. In December of 2015, Cyril won the EIPM-Peter Kralic award. This award recognized STC Procurement’s remarkable and rapid transformation and its outstanding impact on the company. He has been recognized in both 2015 and 2016 as one of the top 50 most influential French CPOs.
Cyril is a 44-year-old French National. He holds a M. Sc. in Procurement and Supply Chain Management from Grenoble IAE School of Management – France.