Lydie: COO/Managing Director - France

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iCEO™: 77220
Position: COO/Managing Director
Nationality: France
Home Country: France


Autonomous General Manager with +20 years experience in Financial Services (Payments & Remittances) with strong business development experience in Emerging Markets. Worked mainly in anglosaxon environments: an American leader in cross-border payments, a major Canadian bank, a London-based Fintech.

Major Achievements

Transformed of a stand-alone 51/49 joint venture into a fast-growth and profitable entity: revenues tripled and workforce increased from 40 to 160 employees in 3 years. Led back-office upgrade, until full integration within majority shareholder.

Industry Sector Competencies

• Consumer Goods
• Financial Services

Professional Objectives

• Function: COO, Managing Director, Head of Business Development &Strategic Partnerships, Non-Executive Director roles (Board member)
• Interim Manager: Yes
• Permanent Position: Yes
• Operational: Yes
• Availability: Full time, Part time
• Prefered Locations: Paris as first choice (London as second choice)

Additional Professional Interests

• Operational Coaching on demand
• Non Executive Director Assignments

Countries Covered

• France
• UK

Operational Competencies

• Business development (Expert)
• New product or service launch (Professional)
• Geographical expansion (Expert)
• Company rescue or turnaround (Professional)
• Close down or sell off (Professional)


Home Country:
Full time
Part time
English, French
Management experience:
More than 15 years
Company size:
Start-up, SMB, Multinational
Interim Manager: