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48 ans

La Celle Saint Cloud

Directeur des Achats

Expériences professionnelles



Executive Interim Manager

Mai 2019 - Aujourd'hui

Stake : Find solutions to maintain and secure employment level while creating value for shareholders

• Company Inteva (auto equipment) : Lead take-over opportunities focused on Distressed M&A targets (bankruptcy / collective procedure), Lead due-diligence, set restructuring plan, elaborate strategic plan, build business plans and financing.

• Company Altifort : Support the Executive team during Chapter 11. Define and execute strategic communication plan from customers to employees and suppliers. Motivate potential investors to acquire assets. Achievements: 1 subsidiary sold in-bonis. 1 entity (500p) taken over with 100% employees.

• Company Altifort : Drive group sales organization during restructuring, insolvency process and shares and assets deal : win deals and orders. Define and deploy a new practice, put operations under control, implement PIC-PDP (plan from customer to sourcing) and secure manufacturing, invoicing and cash management. 12 sites, 1400 employees, 190M€


Global Sourcing & Supplier Quality Vice-President

Avr 2017 - Mai 2019

(Nasdaq : LIVN, revenue 1.5b$)

  • Stake 1 : Post merger integration : realizing sourcing synergies between Sorin CRM branch and Cyberonics Neuromod branch

    Stake 2 : Cross-Border carveout (asset deal & share deal) : secure closing by a timely contracts transfer

    • Group global sourcing Management, Organization, Strategy, Talent Development, Cost Reduction, in relation with a recent merger between Sorin Group and Cyberonics.

    • Define and deploy a new common organization by commodity and by region, increase maturity and bring value threw synergies and early involvement of sourcing during design phases.

    • Carve-out / Divesture of CRM branch: Leader of “contracts transfer” cross-functional stream

Itron Inc.

Group Purchasing Vice-President

Jan 2012 - Avr 2017

Total Spend managed 1b$. (Nasdaq : ITRI, revenue 2.5b$)

Stake : Post merger integration : realizing sourcing synergies between Itron Inc (NA) and Actaris, and Digitalize purchasing processes (source to pay)

  • Group Procurement Management, Organization, Strategy, Talent Development, Cost Reduction
  • Transformation from 4 different subdivisions in 2011 to 1 aligned global group organization after the Actaris / Itron Merger
  • NPI (New product introduction sourcing) : Management of advanced sourcing, close collaboration with R&D and CTO during early design phase, multi-sourcing , risk management : >5% cost reduction before launch
  • Completely revamped and digitalized Indirect purchasing management. (S2P / S2O), achieved > 10% savings year1
  • Strategies by category, outsourced category management. 300M$, all indirect categories, CAPEX.

  • Performance, Tools & Processes improvement, Transformation plan (responsibilities matrix, Sourcing process, P2P/S2O (source to order), iProcure, Business Process outsourcing, CLM Contract Lifetime Management, KPIs, Dashboards


Corporate Purchasing Director

Jan 2009 - Jan 2012

(Euronext : DEC, revenue 2.3b€)

Stake : Create a competitive advantage through Group Sourcing thanks to group size (cost, reactivity, innovation)

  • 500M€ spend in 55 countries. Responsible for Corporate Purchasing, Direct and Indirect. Direct management of 200 people (Purchasing, Supply Chain, Manufacturing) including the Asian Sourcing Team
  • Cost saving programs - Design to Cost Approach - Product Development in close cooperation with R&D
  • Business alignment and support around digital offering to win Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Paris Airports : Supplier agreements with LG, Samsung, Panasonic, AUO.
  • Industrial challenge (150 people) : Lean approach leading to reduce footprint from 3 plants to 1

VALEO Wipers Systems

Division Purchasing Director

Jan 2006 - Jan 2009

(South Europe Division)

Stake : Take part (60%) of « Back to break-even « plan for this loss making division.

  • 100M€ of purchasing amount on 2 European plants (Châtellerault, Madrid) and 1 delocalized APU (Bursa, Turkey). 29 Buyers
  • Important bottom line results improvement and predictability through an effective multi-sourcing of motor casings using 3 technologies (alu casting, Zn casing, Mg Casting) and 3 raw material regional sources (NAM/Europe/Asia), improving cost and participating to vehicle weight reduction initiatives

VALEO Mateur
Tunisia, Africa

APU Manager

Jan 2004 - Jan 2006

(Autonomous Production Unit)

  • Restructuring/Revamping and transformation of an existing APU

VALEO Bouznika
Morocco, Africa

APU Manager

Jan 2003 - Jan 2004

(Autonomous Production Unit)

  • 0Management of a big APU of up to 570 people (540 direct workers, 30 technicians and managers)
  • In charge of starting from scratch a new APU in order to transfer HCC Europe production. (Target achieved, 2 HCC Plants closed in 2003- 2004, 100% of production delocalized with no customer impact / shortage (1st ever just in time and Make-To-Order harness manufacturing process in LCC))
  • In charge of: Methods, Manufacturing, Logistics & Customer Demand, HR, Quality, Training, Maintenance.

VALEO Bouznika
Morocco, Africa

Logistics, Purchasing and Supply Chain Manager

Jan 2000 - Jan 2003

  • Management of a 25 heads department, in a « green field »start-up project in Africa. Recruting, Training and Coaching in order to build a skilled & autonomous core team to be managed locally after 3 years.
  • Scope of responsibility: Supply Chain, Purchasing, Procurement, production planning, customer demand management, transportation in and outbound (road/air/sea), storages, inventories management, internal flows New Plant, Start of production in October 2000, with 1500 workers in 2004.

Montigny-le-Bretonneux, France

Projects Buyer

Jan 1998 - Jan 2000

Business Unit of VALEO / SYLEA

Vélizy-Villacoublay, France

Commodity Buyer

Jan 1997 - Jan 1998

(Digital Transmission System Purchaser)



2003 : CPIM



2018     London Business School - Livanova Executive Leadership Development Program

2008     INSEAD. CEDEP Management. Valeo Leadership Training (Finance, HR, Innovation, Operations)

2003     Certification Basics of Supply Chain Management -CPIM- (APICS)

1996     MAI - Post-graduate degree in International Purchasing Management

1991     Bordeaux 1 - Master's degree in Electronics



Français : Bilingue ou langue maternelle

Anglais : Courant