Since 09-2008
LINEDATA Services (FR) / HQ : Neuilly-sur-Seine (92). 165 M€ / 1 000 employees.
Production /distribution of Software for Finance market and management of complex financing.

Group Global Head of Human Resources, reporting to CEO.

HR strategies

  • Definition and implementation of a global HR strategy for the Group (US, EMEA, ASIA).
  • Positionning of the HR team members as true change leaders and business partners.

HR Development

  • HR policies including profit-sharing plan and company savings scheme.

Change Management

  • Restructuring plans (worldwide): 11% of headcount reduction in one year (- 9.7M€ in P&L).
  • Saved 1,3 Million € in accruals by a proactive management of days off & win-win solutions.
  • Acquisition and integration of FIMASYS (10Million €, 60 people)


  • 13 people in France, Tunisia, Latvia, UK and USA.

05-2005 / 08-2008
MSC.SOFTWARE GROUP (US) / Siège EMEA, Double Office :
Les Ulis - Munich. Production /distribution of Software (Virtual Product Development) :

HR Director EMEA, working for Senior Vice-President EMEA.

HR strategies

  • Develop and implement EMEA HR strategy (including ISO & SOX process).
  • Transition from a HR administrative role to a business-partner positioning.


  • Provide with a professional support to ensure a proactive HR management.

HR Development

  • All HR policies incl. EMEA training plan & compensation plans. Comp & Ben function.

Change Management

  • 3 EMEA reorganizations implemented in 2 years. PLM Business sold toTechnigraphics.
  • RIF (Reduction In Force): lay-off of 10% of EMEA headcounts.
  • Negotiations with Worker’s Council (Germany, Italy, France).
  • Saved 1 Million $ by proposing and implementing an alternative scenario in restructuring.


  • 6 people in France, UK, Germany & Benelux.

NEWELL RUBBERMAID GROUP (US) / European Headquarters (465 M$ / 3200 employees).
Production & distribution of consumer goods (Pyrex, Curver, Graco, Little Tikes, Rubbermaid).

Staffing & HR Development (Europe), reporting to President.
HR global role / Sales Offices employees (Europe)


  • Develop and implement HR development, strategies and policies, which are consistent with Corporate and European requirements.


  • Provide specific professional support to ensure a proactive HR management.


  • Support the management and the coordination of all HR activities in Europe :
    - Recruitment of managers and directors for Europe.
    - Appraisal system & evaluation. Organization review.
    - Career management: succession plans, high potential identification.
    - 360° interviews, feed-back, coaching, teambuilding.
    - Training: conception, organization & delivering.
    - Schools partnership: conferences, forums, internships.
    - Support to local country HR managers & country General Managers.
  • Global HR Manager for Sales Offices (Europe) : all employees relations.

1999 / 06-2003
TELECOM GROUP / International Long Distance Network Division

Head « HR policies France & abroad ».
HR International Development: Mobility, Careers, Skills & Talent management.


  • 10-person HR team : recruitment, mobility, compensation & benefits, evaluation
  • Substitute : management up to 35 people.

Strategic thinking

  • HR policies, France & abroad.


  • HR development : mobility & career, skills and talent management, collective and individual accompanying programs, outgoing personnel, change management.

Skills & Careers

  • Identification of transferable skills and needs assessment, talent management, career transition counseling.
  • Responsabible for internal Mobility Agency. Chairing promotion committee.
  • Training and coaching : resumes, application letters, job interviews.


  • Coordinating and assisting managers, negotiating with hiring services.
  • Reporting : outgoing personnel flows (past and future), forecasts.

Industrial relations

  • Member of Consultative Joint Commission and Conciliation Board. Negotiations.


  • HR interfacing between GlobalOne (USA) and FTLD (FRANCE).
  • Coordinating construction of new “Vocational Guidance and Mobility” website.
  • Facilitating mobility network

Crossfunctional projects

  • Project manager : intranet appraisal system.
  • Coordinator : cross-cultural management training for executives and managers.
  • Member, HR Group internationalization and talent development project.
  • International development support in the creation of new U.S. subsidiary.

FRANCE TELECOM Group / Multimedia Division / Finances & Resources Departments
On-line Services Business Unit, Phone Books, Audiovisual, Audience and Internet Services

Business Controller, France Télécom Headquarters.

Results :

  • Updating data and implementing reporting procedures (budgets, business plans, logbooks).
  • Creating Multimedia Division monthly and quarterly Headquarters reports.
  • Budgeting 5-year business plan. Supporting line management.

1993 / 1997
PINAULT PRINTEMPS REDOUTE Group /BECOB (Wood & Building materials Trading), Paris.
460 M$, 80 agencies, 2 000 employees.

Business Controller / France Distribution Branch. (70 % of the Group's turnover). Performance and Organization Auditor & Project Manager IS implementation

Scope: 4 Business Units, 34 agencies, 90 M$ turnover.


Results :

  • Budgeting (5 units). Monthly and quarterly results follow-up, logbook.
  • Inventory analysis : procedures supervision, depreciation and dead stocks monitoring (nine agencies).
  • Stock rotation dispatching time and mini stock analysis, stocklist gap analysis
  • Optimizing purchasing, reducing delays: -21% of stock and +43% turnover (in 1 year).
  • Implementing the BECOB monitoring system and vocational training in 17 agencies


Manager "B to B"– Paris / Trading or Industrial Companies.