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Sep 2008Present

Global Group HR Director - World

Since 09-2008 

LINEDATA Services (FR) / HQ :Neuilly-sur-Seine (92). 165 M€ / 1 000 employees.

Production /distribution of Software for Finance market and management of complex financing.

Group Global Head of Human Resources, reporting to CEO.

HR strategies ·Definition and implementation of a global HR strategy for the Group (US, EMEA, ASIA) ·Positionning of the HR team members as true change leaders and business partners.

HR Development

·HR policies including new sales comp., profit-sharing plan and company savings scheme.

Change Management

·Restructuring plans (worldwide): 11% of headcount reduction in one year (- 9.7M€ in P&L).

· Saved 1,3 Million € in accruals by a proactive management of days off & win-win solutions.


·4 direct reports / 10 people in France, Tunisia, UK and USA.

May 2005Aug 2008

EMEA HR Director


05-2005 to 08-2008 MSC.SOFTWARE GROUP (US) / Siège EMEA, Double Office : Les Ulis - Munich.  Production /distribution of Software (Virtual Product Development).

HR Director EMEA, reporting to Senior Vice President HR.

HR Director World Sales & Services, reporting to WW Sales&S Senior VP.

  • HR strategies

Develop and implement HR strategy (including ISO & SOX process).

Transition from a HR administrative role to a business-partner positioning.

  • Expertise

Provide with a professional support to ensure a proactive HR management.

  • HR Development

All HR policies incl. EMEA training plan & compensation plans. Comp & Ben function.

  • Social

3 EMEA reorganizations implemented in 2 years.PLM Business sold to Technigraphics.

Change Management.

Negotiations with Worker’s Council (Germany, Italy, France).

  • Management 6 people in France, UK, Germany & Benelux.
Jul 2003Apr 2005

Staffing & HR Development (Europe)

07-2003/04-2005NEWELL RUBBERMAID GROUP (US) / European Headquarters (465 M$ / 3 200 employees). Production & distribution of consumer goods(Pyrex, Curver, Graco, Little Tikes, Rubbermaid).

Staffing & HR Development (Europe), reporting to President.

HR global role / Sales Offices employees (Europe)

  • HR strategies 

Develop and implement HR development, strategies and policies, which are consistent with Corporate and European requirements.

  • Expertise                 

Provide specific professional support to ensure a proactive HR management.Support Support the management and the coordination of all HR activities in Europe :

  • Recruitment of managers and directors for Europe.
  • Appraisal system & evaluation. Organization review.
  • Career management: succession plans, high potential identification.
  • 360° interviews, feed-back, coaching, teambuilding.
  • Training: conception, organization & delivering.
  • Schools partnership: conferences, forums, internships.
  • Support to local country HR managers & country General Managers.
  • Global HR Manager for Sales Offices (Europe) : all employees relations.


International Affairs


1987-91Degree from EUROPEANBUSINESSSCHOOL (E.B.S.)Paris, Ann Arbor (US), Madrid, London.

Focus on International Affairs(Export Techniques, Management, Finance, Marketing, Legal).

Computer skills:Windows environment,Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Carat, BO

Languages : French (mother tongue), English (Professional), Spanish (fluent), German (understanding).

Specialized MBA in HR

HEC Jouy en Josas

June 2003HEC Specialized MBA in “Strategic Management of Human Resources” (15 months).

HR strategy and leading change in an international context.

Key-skills in HR expertise. Benchmarking: touring US companies with innovating HR  practices.

1996-2004  Vocational Training:

Human Resources / Tools and Techniques (CEGOS /140 hours).

Intercultural Management (ADEPT Programme / 120 hours)

Management, Legal Matters, Bookkeeping, Finance.

M.B.T.I Certification (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator).


« Intercultural Management in France Telecom Group » (ECA-CIDP, Londres, Nov. 2003.) « Intercultural management : goals, risks and KSF of training programmes. » (ANDCP, Déc. 2003). « How to develop efficiently skills in intercultural management ? », Salon Avenir-Export (CNIT, Mai 2004). 
« Former au management interculturel: luxe ou nécessité ? » et  « RH, Management et diversité culturelle : quelles approches scientifiques ? » (Personnel, Cahier de l’ANDCP « La Mobilité Internationale : le management interculturel, de quoi parle-t-on ? »,  N° 67, Déc.  2003).
MBTI Certified
 M.B.T.I Certification (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator).




CAREER OBJECTIVES : global HR Vice President in a growing environment.

Over 20 years of experience

HEC Specialized MBA in Strategic Management of Human Resources

HUMAN RESOURCES HR Policies - Career & Skills management HR development. BUSINESS CONTROL & AUDIT PROJECT MANAGEMENT

French (mother tongue) - English (professional)- Spanish (fluent) German (good understanding)

Flexible - Hands-on - Business Partner - Results oriented - Change leader

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global HR Vice President in a growing environment.


  • Travel & Nature


Whale & dolphin watching.

Expeditions off the beaten track (Latin America, Africa).

  • Membership

Free diving.

Scuba diving (PADI Open Water certified).

Table tennis (ex competition player).

  • Arts 

Contemporary literature (20th century).


Jazz piano (beginner).



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