Patricia: COO/Managing Director - France

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iCEO™: 77709
Position: COO/Managing Director
Nationality: France
Home Country: France


General manager with marketing background and organization talent, speaking French, English, German and Spanish.

Major Achievements

As subsidiary manager of a Swedish group (10M€ turnover, 20 employees), itself distributor 35% owned by a Hong-Kong multinational, I achieved an extensive cultural change towards employee consideration, team spirit and lean management, substantially increased communication and cooperation with both Swedish and Hong-Kong mother companies, took direct charge of the sales team as well as marketing and drove a massive plan to improve a suffering supply chain. In 3 years, from an initial decreasing turnover situation, we performed a 38% increase, linked with a 5% margin recovery and a 15% customer service rate improvement.

Industry Sector Competencies

• Electronics
• Consumer Goods
• Office Supplies
• Packaging
• Aerospace

Professional Objectives

• Function: COO, Managing director, BU manager, Sales and Marketing director
• Interim Manager: Yes
• Permanent Position: Yes
• Operational: Yes
• Availability: Full time
• Prefered Locations: France

Countries Covered

• France

Operational Competencies

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


Home Country:
Full time
ESCI (International Business School in France)
English, French
Management experience:
More than 15 years
Company size:
Start-up, SMB, Multinational
Interim Manager: