• New organization development 
  • Change Management
  • Inventory and material flow optimization
  • Cost optimization and value analysis 
  • Sourcing and international negotiations
  • Management and follow-up of transversal activities
  • Multi-cultural team management
  • Strategic vision and daily activity

Work History

Work History
Dec 2007 - Present

Purchasing & Logistics Director

Domaine Chandon & Newton Vineyard (LVMH)

In charge of the following departments: Purchasing, Packaging Development, Quality, Warehouse, Production & Demand Planning, Operation SAP master database  

Management: 10 persons direct report + 3 purchasing manager (functional)

Definition / implementation of the SUPPLY CHAIN strategy: ERP(SAP) implementation- logistics flow optimization - warehouse activity party outsourced to a 3PL and negotiation of the service and freight contracts - Management of the Supply and Demand Planning, as well as the production planning (S&OP)

Purchasing : International Sourcing (Europe, Asia, Latin America) & local development, Just in Time procurement and Kanban, cost reduction plan, long term contracts negotiations 

Quality Management: continuous improvement workshop, procedures review, on-line packaging control by camera, implementation of a supplier  quality assurance dpt. (supplier claim system, supplier audits, action plans follow-up).


- logistic cost reduction (-20%) and optimization of the warehouse space (+5%)

- Savings on packaging purchasing of 4,3%

- Improvement of the quality index by 2% to reach 98,5% 

Jan 2005 - Dec 2007

Purchasing Manager

Domaine Chandon & Newton Vineyard (LVMH)

In charge of Purchasing (local and global responsabilities) and Packaging development

Management: 1 person direct report + 3 purchasing manager (functional)

Purchasing COORDINATION leader for Estates & Wines (5 wineries - Brazil / Argentina / NZ / Australia / USA): synergies development, global agreement negotiation, low cost country sourcing, value analysis, technical specification review, assess consistency of local programs with global strategy

Packaging, overheads and Capex PURCHASING Management and implementation of Key Performance Indicators, define budget and low cost producer initiatives, coordinate supplies deliveries according to production schedule

Packaging DEVELOPMENT : design to cost, research and development of innovative solutions, production test coordination, interface between design agency/supplier/marketing/operations, provide technial support and incorporate new technology and processes into the manufacture of dry goods and on bottling line


- end of the year inventory reduction by 46% in 2 years ($563,000)

- purchasing saving plan of 5,8% on 2 years and $750,000 within Estates & Wines

- 35 packaging development projects per year - average time to market 3,5 months 

May 2001 - Dec 2004

Dry Goods Purchasing Manager

Moet & Chandon (LVMH)

Management: 3 persons direct report + 4 buyers (functional)

Moet Hennessy Purchasing leader for : corks, folded and rigid gift boxes 

Definition and implementation of the purchasing STRATEGY by portfolio : long term contracts with productivity requirements, spot purchasing, secure procurements, european offer to tender, supplier audits, value analysis projects, quality and financial claim management

Development of the project buyer function  : recruitment, training 


- supplier panel reduction (-25%)

- average savings of 4% per year

Jul 1999 - Apr 2001

Raw Material and Packaging Buyer


Supplier panel optimization, supplier sourcing and selection, contract negotiation

Jul 1998 - Jun 1999

Purchasing reporting / Project Buyer

Valeo Securite Habitacle

Develop and implement purchasing reporting for the branch, in charge of overheads purchasing, integrate project team as project buyer


1997 - 1998

Master de Management de l'Achat Industriel

ESC Bordeaux - Business School
1991 - 1996

Engineer diploma

Ecole nationale d'Ingénieurs de Tarbes