Chantal: Human Resources Director - France

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iCEO™: 50349
Position: Human Resources Director
Nationality: France
Home Country: France


Senior HR international professional, with broad experience in change management, leading HR processes in strategic turnarounds, developing people competences and motivation, improving cultural and behavioral “cross-fertilization”. Results oriented, focused on business objectives. Industry : Paper - Medical device.

Major Achievements

Paper industry - Executive Committee mission: bring business to profit, after 125 Millions € cumulated losses on the past 6 years, restructuring cost included, without Business disruption avoiding closures of industrial assets. Achieved restructuring process in UK, Belgium (industrial plants) and worldwide Sales offices) - 5 Million € net income first year despite 25% of job cuts. Merger Medical device sector: lead HR process of the 2 headquarters in Paris and support integration process without business disruption. implementation of Euroepan Headquarter in Switzerland : recrutment & internal mobility processes. 2 billions turn over company, 7.000 Employess worldwide Executive team's objective being to stop business decline and to deliver growth and financial results improvement. As VP HR : - Redesigned Group's organization as member of the Strategic Team. - Reviewed management and responsibilities: talent review over 400 key people, - redesigned Compen Ben incentive practices for efficiency improvement.

Industry Sector Competencies

• Medical Device
• Paper industry

Professional Objectives

• Function: VP HR Director
• Interim Manager: Yes
• Permanent Position: Yes
• Operational: Yes
• Availability: Full time
• Prefered Locations: Europe

Countries Covered

• Belgium
• France
• Switzerland
• UK

Operational Competencies

• Company rescue or turnaround (Expert)
• Close down or sell off (Expert)
• Pre or post investment audit (Professional)


Home Country:
Full time
Sicences Politiques ( Economics & Financial)
English, French, Spanish
Management experience:
More than 10 years
Company size:
Interim Manager: