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Aug 2008Jun 2011

Operation Services Director

Europcar International

Transformed Europcar Information Services in a 24x7 world class IT services provider for B2C and B2B allowing 40% of business on e-commerce and 10 million e-invoices.

Key accomplishments: IT operation transformation in a 24x7 organization using multi-sourcing strategy in Telco’s, hosting and hardware provisioning, partially offshoring Service Desk in Romania, implementing ITIL processes and dual-datacenter strategy. Authored new Disaster Recovery Plan. Reduction of incidents (-40%).

Direction of OS Department (70 employees, 48M€/year) and management of all IT assets and IT infrastructure (1800 sites) for Europcar. Major provider used: Capgemini & BT Services for hosting, Unisys for Office Automation in all corporate countries for Europe & APAC, Techteam for Service Desk, T Systems, RGC and Telstra for Telco.

In the meantime, I lead e-partnership IT initiatives (Amadeus, Easyjet, dBahn, Virgin, Accor …) and I actively participed in the group strategy definition and implementation on mobility workstreams.

Feb 2007Jul 2008

Global IT Services Manager

BNP Paribas Assurance

Enabled BNP Paribas Assurance expansion strategy building group IT governance & services for 42 subsidiaries over Asia, Europe and Americas while leading IT strategy implementation for all major acquisition initiatives (due diligence, IT implementation roadmap, IT services installation).

Key accomplishments: 12 country HQ’s opened in 13 months (Russia, Vietnam, Turkey, Algeria, Croatia, Korea, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Columbia, Thailand). Group IT governance implementation for 42 subsidiaries (budgets, project roadmap, HR management, contracts, invoicing/recharge, sourcing).

Direction of 4 teams (25 project managers and experts) over Asia, Latin America, Europe, and IT functional report of subsidiary IT managers.

In the meantime, I directed the IT regionalization program for all subsidiaries (12M€): datacenter consolidation in APT Singapore, HP Sao Paulo, BNL Roma and Paris. I opened in India an IT skill center with Infosys. I lead the Latin America IT regionalization for 3 business lines (Corporate & Investment Banking, CETELEM, BNP Paribas Assurance).

Aug 2004Jan 2007

Global IT Architecture & Services Director

Manpower Inc.

Lead Manpower Group IT Services to enable major transformation initiatives triggered by business challenges such as: company improvement program, globalization on back office activities, transformation of group sourcing policy and make/buy strategy, development of high margin activities.

Key accomplishments: datacenter consolidation over 65 countries, IBM outsourcing (Singapore, Milwaukee, Uxbridge, Brussels, Paris, Buenos Aires), 6% total IT cost reduction.

Direction of 4 Global Technology Services teams (60 engineers in Brussels, Uxbridge, Milwaukee, Singapore), PMO: worldwide steering of main IT projects ( budget over $100k).

In the meantime, I actively participed in the group strategy building and implementation as a non permanent member of the senior executive strategic planning committee. I lead the EMEA Front-Office standardization projects (business process reengineering, standard branch office Information System for 12000 users)

Jun 2002Aug 2004

Enterprise IT Architecture Department Manager

Manpower France

Creation of IT Architecture Department in Manpower France(15 architects & analysts, 3M€/year).

Key accomplishments: Minus 12% Help-Desk costs implementing an enterprise Single Sign-On, reduced by 50% project delivery time reengineering application hosting and architecture on UNIX servers, establishing integration policy between legacy, web and external services, and building an Integration Competency Center.

In the meantime, Manpower France, Adecco, VediorBis created a shared B2B market place for temporary staffing in France (Pixid): I lead all technical design and implementation.

Jun 2001Jun 2002

Deputy IT Development Department

Manpower France

Recruited to manage IS renewal, I reengineered IT processes, I created a Project Office and I took the lead on large projects.

I managed 90 engineers & project managers.

Mar 1995Jun 2001

IT Architecture & Business Component Department Manager


Mission to transform all IT development process (UML, Integration, UAT), technologies (COBOL, Mainframe to UML, Object Framework, Unix) and to transfer knowledge to all development teams.

In the meantime, Coface acquired AKV (German insurer, 3000 employees, 60 IT): I lead due diligence and I completed data center centralization and services outsourcing.

Aug 1992Feb 1995

Founder & Managing Director

IDLOG Ingenierie

As a young entrepreneur, I created IDLOG Ingenierie to deliver IT training services for IT professionals in Public Company and Corporate IT Directions with a specialization in software engineering (object model&languages, client/server architecture).

Nov 1989Jul 1992

Software engineer


I built and delivered the new legacy software for CNRS (main french public research administration) on Macintosh and Unix.


Sep 1991Jul 1992


Université de Montpellier (France)


More than 14 years’ experience leading major group IT transformations: world class 24x7 IT services for Europcar while reducing overall expenses (1M€), regionalization program in 4 international groups (Coface, Manpower, BNP Paribas, Europcar), creation of international IT activities in Manpower across 65 countries.

Group IT experienced with road-mapping accomplishments, executive level IT governance and corporate IT management.

Significant experience in outsourcing and contract management.

A passion for people development.


Paul Scanlon

"Thierry demonstrated an ability to think Global and at the same time act local. A strong IT background, coupled with an understanding and appreciation that it takes people, process and technology to realise and execute against the strategy. Thierry is independent in his thinking, but open to and accepting to new approaches. He is able to challenges both his team and his suppliers to think outside the box and facilitates good partnership, communication and leadership in bringing it all together."

François Bonifacio

"Thierry has been very constructive in building a strong and demanding relationship between our two companies. He is definitively a tough and fair customer."

Jerome Boillot

We - BT- had with Thierry and his team "moments of truth" that thanks to thierry's open mind and win-win mindset led to increased QoS and clear roadmap driving both parties towards improvements required by the business.





Driving strategic direction and growth in Information Technology, leading global IT transformation directing International IT & Operation (CIO/CTO position)


IT Outsourcing
Contract Management
Change Management
Data Center
Operational Due Diligence
Operations Management
Information Architecture
Infrastructure Projects
Group IT
IT Governance