Work History

Work History

Mar 1998 - Present

CEO

Créactiv' Conseil

At the end of Dipta time, I have decided not to do again quite same things as an employee, so I created my own consultancy entity able to bring services to health, beauty and food industries.

Two ways : specific themes (quality, organization,...) and transition management to help companies in jeopardy ; regarding these actions, I created a brand called Syntaction, registered.

Since then, I have worked for,

Beauty area : Laboratoire Sciences & Mer, Laboratoires Intercosmétiques, Green Mama, Dipta, Strand Cosmetics Europe, Laboratoire Ardecosm (M&A Santé Beauté group)

Agriculture : Coopérative Nangica (potatoes), groupe Alp'Union (pears & apples)

Health : TEVA Pharmaceuticals

...and some other companies during short time but interesting missions.

I know can affirm having two expertises : Beauty and Health

Apr 1994 - Jan 1998

General Manager

Ogekos B.V

With my beauty area expertise, I was hired by Ogekos B.V which has an industrial subsidiary called Dipta running for dermocosmetics, personal hygiene products and dietetics, from R&D to distribution.

This has been my first action in company recovery.

May 1981 - Oct 1993

Worlwide Operations Director

Sanofi Beauté

Entering Sanofi group after inorganic chemistry doctorate as QC responsible, I took positions like production area (manufacturing, packagig, warehouse, maintenace, set-up team, planning...) management, industrial plant management and finally  worlwide operations management.

Last responsabilitie covered landscape from R&D to distribution, for perfumery, skin care products, make-up, toiletries, soaps ; I particularly worked with US team to develop a new perfume for Oscar de la Renta (Volupté) and transfer part of operations from France to our subsidiary in New Jersey, and integrate cosmetics brand La Prairie from Switzerland to France as well.

New development and production has been made for hairdesser Jacques Dessange too.

Education

Education
Sep 1973 - Jul 1980

Doctorat 3ème cycle, Inorganic Chemistry

Université Claude Bernard Lyon I

Development of specific solid components (chalcogenides, S, Se) able to convert solar light into electricity, in collaboration with Ecole Centrale de Lyon and Tacussel (company specialized in specific electrodes).