Operations Director - Procurement Director
Expérience professionnelleNov 06-Now : Chief Procurement Officer by COCKERILL Maintenance & Engineering Cie – transition mgt
 18% cost reduction achieved in 2.5 years by technical review, re-sourcing, practice changes
 Mobilization of >300 users, buyers, and managers by 39 BU’s in F, B, D, USA, B.R.I.C.
 Procurement function built from scratch up to 72 buyers, SAP implementation fulfillment
Oct 05 - Oct 06 : Operations Transformation Director by SPECTRIS Group – transition manager
 Organization re-design, Lean Sigma manufacturing transformation
 Strategic & operational management system & balance scorecard implementation
 Process transformation of the full subsidiary company scope and on all functions : marketing, R&D, production, logistic, purchasing, finance, quality, HR, IT.
May 00 - Oct 05 : Global head of CAPGEMINI “Lean Six Sigma” practice
 Head of CGE&Y-Belgium Procurement practice.
 Coach for CAPGEMINI Leadership Program – coach certified by CTI & IFPNL
 BRITISH GAS – Director of the call centers Lean Six Sigma process re-design program on 6000 employees achieving 17M£ savings in 1 year
 SNECMA GROUP – Director of the procurement & operations cost reduction program on 110Mio€ achieving 25.2% savings in 3.5 years
 BELGACOM – Procurement strategy set up and infrastructure development
March 96 - May 00: Manager and Director by PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS Consulting
 PwC France Industry Consulting Manager, then Director
 PwC European 6 Sigma practice founder. General Electric Master Black Belt certified
 DE DIETRICH : Procurement and R&D product re-design : 20% savings in 1.5 years.
 AIRBUS : 2.5 years R&D & Procurement end-to-end business process re-redesign.
 E-ON subsidiary – chemical branch : Six Sigma Business Transformation Program
 RENAULT & VOLKSWAGEN : SAP implementation Projects
Mar 94 - Mar 96 : IMR Operational improvement consultant
May 90 - Jun 93 : MARS Corp. Manufacturing manager
Mar 89 - Mar 90 : NIKON Corp. R&D post-graduate trainee in optoelectronics
FormationEngineer : ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE Fédérale de Lausanne (1989)
- Microtechnique & Business Management, score 89%
Baccalaureate Science & Technology – France – with honors
Aptitudes- Management expertise : Crisis, Turnaround and Complex Program Management
- Main objectives fulfilled : Operational excellence, cost reduction & cultural change
- Key strength : Leadership, drive, rigor & agility, management by international companies
- Technical expertise : Operational Excellence, Lean 6 Sigma & R&D, Supply Chain, Procurement