Work History

Work History
Apr 2006 - Present

General manager at ABB


Robotics division France Product, system and service company – HC: 600 – Export business: 70%

Mains Customer: Renault, PSA, Volvo, Fiat, Ford, SNCF, Caterpillar, Valeo,…..

Full responsibility from customer request for quotation to after sales service

P&L responsibility

ABB robotics France management team with 11 members

Member of ABB France management team

Feb 2002 - Jan 2009

Global Paint engineering center manager


In charge of all the paint system business at the worldwide level with engineering centre in US, Germany, Italy, France, Japan, China 

Paint line engineering unit – HC: 450 

Mains Customer: Renault, PSA, Toyota,Kia-Hyundai, VW, Audi, Fiat, Enercon, Ford, Foxcon, ….

Profit center location:Detroit, Milan, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Saint Ouen l’Aumône.

Set up new profit center in Shanghai, Mexico and Sao Paulo

Strategy definition and implementation responsibility

R&D program follow up with in 2005 the launching phase of a new paint robot and a new atomizer.

International management team with 10 members

Member of ABB system worldwide team

1999 - 2002

European Business Unit Paint Process automation manager


Paint line engineering unit – HC: 250 

Mains Customer: Renault, PSA, Toyota, Audi, Fiat, Enercon,….

Profit center location:Milan, Frankfurt, Saint Ouen l’Aumône.

1997 - 1999

Business Unit Paint Process automation France


Paint line engineering unit – HC: 100 

Set up this new business unit with 2 teams (20 persons) coming from acquisition

Offer definition, set up team and methodology

Mains Customer: Renault, PSA, Toyota, Caterpillar, Plastic Omnium,

P&L responsibility for the French Business unit

1995 - 1997

Project director


Paint line Project with Matra/Renault – 10 M€

First application at the worldwide level for interior and exterior application with robots equipped with high speed electrostatic atomizer

1989 - 1995

Project director deputy


PSA Project director deputy: * Defined and implement project methodology for a new Greenfield paint workshop (60 000 m² - 150 ME) * Start-up and commissioning manager (Output: 1800 cars per days) * Site manager (1year, HC: 1000, 0 fatal accident)

1988 - 1989

Site manager

Devilbiss – Equipment supplier for cars makers Site manager new paint line mixing room. Final customer PSA (4 ME)
1987 - 1988

Start-up and commissioning engineer


•1987 - 1988: Start-up and commissioning engineer

1984 - 1987

Project manager

Association Française des volontaires pour le progrés (AFVP)

AFVP (None governmental organization linked with French government) •1986 - 1987: Senegal (Country level) Hydraulic project manager (Defined and implement 5 projects) •1984 - 1986: Senegal (Oriental region) Hydraulic project manager (Defined, implement and achieved a project with 100 wells)


1980 - 1984


Ecole nationale d'Ingénieurs de Metz [ Modifier ]