Lydie: COO/Managing Director - France

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iCEO™: 79642
Position: COO/Managing Director
Nationality: France
Home Country: France


25 years International experience in 3 differents industries : Pharmaceutical, FMCG and Strategy Consulting (Novo Nordisk & Merck/MSD; Yves Rocher Cosmetics and Arthur D. Little), Mainly in P&L/Business or Global Marketing roles. Twice Strategy & Operations leadership positions at Global & Regional level and Gms. I have an MBA from Chicago Booth with a major in Strategy.

Major Achievements

Novo Nordisk GM : 60 people Tunisia : +5 points Market Share in one year, +14%In-sales on a flat market – lead a massive turnaround in the affiliate. MSD Turkey : Turnover x 2,5 in for MSD AH in 2,5 years. +17 points OC and acquisition & integration of local vaccine manufacture. MSD EMEA (around 50 markets): Optimize regional operations, engage in a new commercial model incl digital transformation. Launch of blockbuster with complete change in Go-To-Market. Crisis Management & Merger @ MSD France as Public Affairs & Communication head (2nd largest affiliate in the world after the US). Re-establish brand @ Arthur D. Little

Industry Sector Competencies

• Consumer Goods
• Healthcare
• Strategy Consulting

Professional Objectives

• Function: COO, VP Business operations
• Interim Manager: Yes
• Permanent Position: Yes
• Operational: Yes
• Availability: Full time
• Prefered Locations: France, Turkey, Europe

Additional Professional Interests

• Operational Coaching on demand
• Non Executive Director Assignments

Countries Covered

• Canada
• France
• Singapore
• Turkey

Operational Competencies

• Business development (Professional)
• Acquisition and shadow management (Professional)
• New product or service launch (Expert)
• Geographical expansion (Expert)
• Company rescue or turnaround (Expert)
• Pre or post investment audit (Professional)


Home Country:
Full time
MBA Chicago Booth
English, French
Management experience:
More than 15 years
Company size: