Marie Helene: COO/Managing Director - France

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Position: COO/Managing Director
Nationality: France
Home Country: Belgium


Start-up, M&A, Restructuring within - and for - international companies such as Time Warner, decades in practising Strategy, Project Management Consulting and interim management mainly in Telcos (PWC, Harvey Nash), are MHʼs vibrant professional life.

Major Achievements

Recently, I have been implementing a SAP E2E application roll-out throughout Belgacom ICT... with all technical and human adventures related to a large IT international project. Past two main great events in my professional life: 1) Start-up of a Time Warner subsidiary for interactive entertainment. I took the dimension of joining an international media Group. We were market and opinion leader in less than six months! We were break-even in less than three years knowing that the average investments in programs for the solely French market was 21 Mio FF per annum. 2) Consulting and M&A. There again a huge international Telecom Group and 13,000 people involved. The SEC compliance of 64 subsidiaries worldwide to achieve in three-month time. The restructuring of the NewCo with 3000 persons less and no social movements. Development of communication tools and coaching were key factors.

Industry Sector Competencies

• E-Commerce/Internet
• Telecommunications
• Packaging
• Strategy & Transformation Management

Professional Objectives

• Function: Managing Director or VP
• Interim Manager: Yes
• Permanent Position: Yes
• Operational: Yes
• Availability: Full time
• Prefered Locations: No preferred location

Countries Covered

• Germany
• Belgium
• Italy
• Lebanon
• UK

Operational Competencies

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


Home Country:
Full time
Master in Strategy & Marketing + other specific management and consulting methodologies
Dutch, English, Flemish, French, German, Italian
Management experience:
More than 15 years
Company size:
Start-up, SMB, Multinational
Interim Manager:
Founder or co-founder: