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54 ans


General Manager / Operation Director

Expériences professionnelles


Rouen, France

Interim Executive Operation Director

Fév 2019 - Nov 2019

(Textile Fibre Industry - Turnover $27M - 110 Employees)


  • Establish operation business case study, moving historical factory to new plant
  • Responsible for program execution


  • Set up project scoping including; Capex ($6M), road map & risks assessment
  • Managed day to day project activities involving architect, contractors, midmanagement
  • Successfully met project target (Lead time, cost and productivity improvement)
  • Developed empowerment approach for mid-management

Carrier Refrigeration
Czech Republic/Netherland

Operation Director EMEAR & Asia

Jan 2014 - Déc 2018

(United Technologies Corporation)


  • Managed 2 operation P&L's
    • Prague: Direct/Indirect reports: 80, CSH: 86.000, Turnover $90M
    • Rotterdam: Direct/Indirect reports: 40, CSH: 25.000, Turnover $30M
  • Determined long term operation strategy for EMEAR and Asia regions
  • Spearheaded operation projects (China/US: $4M)


  • Set up new operation plant in Czech Republic (Capex: $8M)
  • Grew personnel from 20 to 80, and delivered revenue growth from $19M to $90M
  • Developed EH&S culture and behaviours
  • Improved productivity by 10% (Labour efficiency + Material productivity)
  • Reduced quality defect losses by 15%

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Asia (China, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, India)

Sourcing Manager Asia

Jan 2011 - Jan 2014


  • Responsible for the execution and management of $65M low cost sourcing spend, for keys commodities (Plastic, Die casting, Electrical Components, sheet metal...)
  • Tasked with setting up a new Supply Chain organization (10+ direct reports) to meet low cost sourcing rate (30%), and reduce product costs


  • Established global supply chain partnerships to increase operational readiness and support worldwide factories low cost sourcing strategy (150+ components sourced).
  • Successfully met or exceeded material cost reduction goals 18%
  • Achieved 95% on time worldwide factories delivery rate while also reducing inventory levels by $4M, supported by 3PL initiative

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China (Shanghai)

Operation Manager Asia

Jan 2006 - Jan 2011


  • Managed production plant (Direct/Indirect reports: 50, CSH: 45.000, Turnover $48M)


  • Established 3 new production lines (Capex: $5M)
  • Developed new ERP (SAP) and S&OP process
  • Deployed lean manufacturing concept & quality control management
  • Implemented successfully skill matrix concept and certification process

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America & Asia

Global Project Manager EMEA

Jan 2001 - Jan 2006


  • Spearheaded product development to meet worldwide customer demand
  • Manage multicultural and transversal project team (20+ team members)


  • Developed and released complete product range, dedicated to low cost market place; Latin American, Central Europe and Asia (run rate production: 7.000 units)
  • Enhanced global sourcing strategy for 3 production sites
  • Delivered product cost improvement by 15%, achieving program road map & cost target

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Product Manager EMEA

Jan 1998 - Jan 2001


  • Responsible for managing product line up & long-term strategy for EMEA market
  • Lead teams of 10+, Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, Finance in all phases of custom product solutions delivery


  • Designed, developed and successfully launched 3 new products; increasing performances (+10%), reliability (+50%) and annual revenues (+$3M)
  • Developed creative marketing campaigns to drive market share in new and emerging market (Eastern Europe)

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Training Manager EMEA

Jan 1994 - Jan 1998


  • Developed and carried out training programs encompassing basic and advanced technical skill for European service network and sales force


  • Set up new European training centre (1000m2, Capex: $1M)
  • Recruited & Managed a team of 5 trainers
  • Generated an optimal training deployment plan covering EMEA service centres (150+)


Field Service Engineer

Jan 1992 - Déc 1993

(Daikin Industries LTD division)


  • Performed preventative maintenance and repair of air conditioning systems for various customers; individual residence, hospital, Stores
  • Actively involved in identifying instrument failures and providing detailed failure analysis in the field to help improve overall field efficiency, customer satisfaction



2004     EMLyon University - MBA - International business management

1996     CNAM (IFFI) - BSC Degree - Applied Thermodynamics

1992     Jean Mermoz University - Associate's degree - Mechanics & Thermodynamics Engineering



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