Olaf Swantee (1966), Dutch/Swiss citizen, CEO at Sunrise since May 2016
European MBA, European School of Management, Paris, France
Study economics, University of Amsterdam (UvA), Netherlands
He spent his early career in IT, before moving into telecommunications at Orange. He became Executive Vice-President at Orange-France Telecom and sat on the EE board before taking over as Chief Executive. During H1 2014, he has accepted a non-executive board role in Legal & General, one of the largest financial services companies in the FTSE 100. He transformed EE from a joint venture of a #3 and #4 into an industry leader and increased its enterprise value by 4B£. The company was sold to BT in the beginning of Feb. 2015 for 12.5B£. Olaf was named CEO of the Year at the World Communication Awards in 2013.