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Pierre DG Amérique du Sud
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61 ans


DG Amérique du Sud

Expériences professionnelles



VP South America

Sep 2013 - Aujourd'hui

(interiors car parts company)

VP Brazil & Argentina. 4 years +

Sales : 120 MiUSD/1000 people.

Achieved : operational and financial turnaround both in Brazil and Argentina. Commercial and industrial reorganization including a new plant (Gravatai for GM). +30 pts EBITDA improvement in five years. Cash positive in 2017. After recovery and stabilization, growth orientation and order intake to double the size by 2023 and place the company regional leader of the market with 30% market share.


General Manager

Jan 2011 - Août 2013

(exteriors car parts company)

Brazil & Argentina. 3 Years

Sales :120 MiUSD /1000 people.

Achieved : new Team and Processes in place to turnaround quality and service both in Brazil and Argentina, recovering competitiveness and customer confidence. Back to basics for sustainable profitability (+10 pts EBITDA in one year) and growth (+ 60% sales from S12013 vs S12012)


CEO South America

Jan 2008 - Jan 2011

(industrial laundry) hold by a private equity Advent Int.

Sales : 250 MiUSD / 5000 people/ 9 plants.

Achieved: leading a Company professionalization with a new management Team. Robust processes put in place to reinforce P&L and balance sheet but also strengthen leadership position, based on customer satisfaction improvement (hotel, hospital and industry. Selling to a strategic international player Elis.


Managing Director

Jan 2004 - Jan 2008

(car parts company). 13 years

Lighting Division (Cibié Ltda) at Interlagos – Brazil.

Sales: 170 MiUSD / 1100 employees

Achieved :

  • Outstanding turnaround of the CIBIÉ Company in a huge loss making from 1995 till 2004
  • Huge investment plan launched: 150 MiR$ in 4 year
  • 20 points improvement of operating margins
  • market share increase from 20% up to 35% in 4 years

MD Engine Cooling & Climate

Jan 1997 - Déc 2003

Control division at Itatiba - Brazil & Argentina

Sales : 300 MiUSD / 1300 employees.

Full business unit management with 4 plants in Brazil and 1 plant in Argentina.

Achieved : Division placed in the top five of Valeo ranking and within the 100 best companies to work for in Brazil. Strong leadership with 60% of market share.

  • Best Group Financial & Operational Performance awarded 3 times;
  • Division recognized as benchmark model during Seven consecutive years;
  • 5 years ranked inside "The Best Place to Work For, in Brazil" (Exame Magazine, survey);

MD Security Systems

Jan 1995 - Jan 1997

Division at Buenos Aires - Argentina

Sales : 50 MiUSD / 200 employees.

Full management of a decentralized unit in Argentina and for the activity development in Brazil.

Achieved : Quick financial adjustment of Argentina operations. Start up in Brazil and preparation for the Univel acquisition - Brazil allowing to become the regional leader with 50% market share.

Lille (59800)

Plant Manager

Jan 1992 - Jan 1995

(batteries sector). 6 years

Sales : 100 MiUSD of which 50% export / 400 employees.

Managed a Plant on autonomous production with R&D included.

Achieved : Set up of Total Quality deployment allowing a cost reduction of 10% per year and leading an European industrial rationalization between UK, Germany and Belgium.

Swedish subsidiary at Karlstad


Jan 1991 - Jan 1992


Sales : 10MiUSD / 70 employees.

Completed restructuring of the Swedish subsidiary.

Achieved : Returned company to profitability after one year..

Merger & Acquisitions
Paris (75000)


Jan 1989 - Jan 1991

Defined the perspectives for internal and external growth, Selected Merger & Acquisitions opportunities. Participated in the negotiation process, Implementation and follow up of restructuring plans.

Achieved : leading a local French player to the European leader of the lead-acid batteries in two years

Grenoble (38000)

Sales and Marketing engineer

Jan 1985 - Jan 1989

(energy distribution components). 6 years



1984     Mines Paris Tech - Ingenieur civil des mines



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