Il n'y a qu'une façon d'échouer, c'est d'abandonner avant d'avoir réussi

Note Globale    

negociations à fort enjeux
Transformation d'entreprise
Accompagnement au changement
engagement des leaders à tout niveau
developpement de l'implication du personnel
transferts d'activité
due diligence
évaluation d'un comité de direction

le 19/11/2019 par Alexis Salmon-legagneur, DG

Excellente contribution dans le cadre de l’integration complexe d’une acquisition


63 ans

15e Arrondissement de Paris


Expériences professionnelles



Human Resources Consultant

Déc 2016 - Avr 2019

570 M €, 2500 employees, 18 countries in Europe (interim management)

  • Touax due diligence for all their European countries
  • Target of organization by country
  • Restructuring strategy, cost, planning y country
  • Select HR support by country
  • Legal merger and restructuring plan in France


Juil 2011 - Avr 2016

3.5 B. €, 11 500 employees, 23 sites (Germany, Poland, US, Brazil, China, India, Korea, Japan) Leading global supplier of commercial vehicle techniques : advanced driver assistance systems, brake & stability Control...


Chief Human Resources Officer

Nov 2013 - Avr 2016

  • Transformed the HR function toward functional excellence (-4.2 M$).
  • Strengthened the engineering structure (19 % of leaders moved).
  • Optimized the administrative functions (-25 M$).
  • Prepared and announced two plant closures in Western Europe.


Human Resources Director Manufacturing sites, Quality, Purchasing, Projects

Juil 2011 - Oct 2013

  • Upgraded manufacturing sites to the automotive suppliers model, 70 % of employees trained in problem solving methodology QRQC (Chairman award).
  • Trained the HR network to corresponding methodologies in term of leadership, communication, union management, absenteeism, talent management, indirect employees optimization, recruitment, people involvement...
  • Revitalized the 6 sigma program (196 new Green Belt).
  • Managed the European Work Council in an environment of economic pressure.
  • Led a Culture change and Quality First program in the Indian sites.


Oct 2007 - Juil 2011

3.6 B. €, 15 000 employees, 60 sites (Europe, Russia, Ukraine, South & North America) Leading manufacturer of bottles and jars


Human Resources & Industrial Excellence EVP

Jan 2010 - Juil 2011

  • Designed and deployed a program of industrial excellence.
  • Formalized glass manufacturing know-how.
  • Prepared the HR function.
  • Optimized the administrative structure.
  • Led 2 working groups at Group level : HR performance KPIs, people engagement audit.


Human Resources EVP

Oct 2007 - Jan 2010

  • Prepared the Division and its Executive Committee to the autonomy.
  • Organization : separated Eastern Europe activities, modified the plants organization, optimized the headcount in emerging countries.
  • Negotiated a 5 year agreement in the US to improve people costs. Upgraded Russian and Ukrainian plants to European Standards.

Delphi Diesel worldwide, Powertrain & Chassis Europe

Human Resources Director

Août 2006 - Oct 2007

2.7 B. $, 15 000 employees, 30 sites

  • Reorganized Diesel activities in product lines and recruited top management.
  • Lead the teams in charge of managing transfers to low cost countries.

Delphi Energy & Chassis Europe division

Human Resources Director

Mars 2002 - Juil 2006

2 B. $, 13 500 employees, 23 sites (Europe, Middle East & Africa)

  • Turned around Energy & Chassis activities while permitting to the new direct diesel injection Common Rail technology to expand rapidly.
  • Negotiated and solved the problems of 3 important sites in France, Spain and Poland
  • Professionalized the HR network in people involvement, industrial risks management and plant organization.
  • Transferred technical centers in Portugal and Poland

Delphi Diesel System

Worldwide Human Resources Director

Jan 2000 - Fév 2002

1.02 B. €, 8500 employees, 10 sites

  • Integrated Lucas Diesel Systems within Delphi (all plants included).
  • Prepared the Common Rail sites in Spain and UK to the Common Rail technology by negotiating a 6 days working pattern and by reinforcing the engineering teams (350 engineers).

Delphi (ex Lucas Varity)

France Human Resources Director

Oct 1997 - Mai 2001

380 M. €, 2 900 employees

  • Transformed the 2 plants to prepare them to the new Common Rail technology, and to the new competitive environment (Trophy of the Innovative Company in 2004).
  • Negotiated a 6 days working pattern securing the competitiveness of the new technology.


Plastic Sector Human Resources Manager

Oct 1996 - Oct 1997

7, 6 B. € - CA: 720 M. €, 6 500 employees, 50 plants in 22 countries

  • Restructured activities in France, Germany and UK
  • Reinforced top management.
  • Turned around a lip stick activity in France (Kerplas).


Team Force Development Manager (at Group level)

Jan 1995 - Oct 1996

  • Designed the Team Force Dimension of the World-class Manufacturing program.
  • Deployed this new culture in all Sectors, worldwide, Europe, US and Asia Pacific.

VALEO, Air Conditionning Sector, French Division

Human Resources Director

Oct 1991 - Déc 1995

290 M. €
Oct. 94 - Dec.95 French Division Human Resources Director
Oct.91 - June 94 La Suze plant Human Resources manager


automotive supplier

Juin 1989 - Sep 1991

1 450 employees


Interprofessionnal employers association of Argenteuil

Oct 1985 - Juin 1989

7.62 M. d’ €



2013     Certified coach

2002     Michigan, USA - Executive training at Troy

2001     6 sigma green belt certified

1984     Paris I - Master's degree in private law, labor law

1982     Paris IV - Master's degree in History



ENGLISH : Courant