Mr. Edouard Dayan,
Universal Postal Union
“Together, let’s join our efforts, our expertise and our
ambitions so that in the future, with the help of universal
broadband access, we can make a society where communication,
knowledge and development are a reality for everyone.”
Edouard Dayan has been Director General of the UPU International Bureau since
1 January 2005. He was re-elected at the 2008 UPU Congress.
Under his leadership, the UPU has focused efforts on strengthening its
relations with UN and international organizations, defining the postal sector’s
role in the information society, promoting the need and development for
international standards to improve the quality of postal services worldwide,
maintaining the pace of technological innovation, and using a regional approach
to promote postal reform and close the development gap.
Before taking over as Director General, Edouard Dayan held various positions
of a strategic, regulatory, commercial and operational nature at the French,
European and international levels during a career spanning over 30 years.
He served as Director of European and International Affairs at La Poste
France and was an expert at the European Commission, involved in establishing
the regulatory framework for the postal sector in Europe.
Edouard Dayan is a Knight of the National Order of Merit and Knight of the
Order of the Legion of Honour (France).