SUP de CO – MBA.
Negociation of large contracts worldwide including 15 years developping business in Maghreb, Near and Middle East and 15 years in Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia.
With THALES from 1985 to 2012.
1977-8I : CREUSOT LOIRE ENTREPRISES
Deputy Director Offsets, Countertrade in charge of Eastern Europe (Turnkey
1981-83 : CREUSOT LOIRE EMPAIN SCHNEIDER Defense Division.
Deputy Business Development Director France and Export
1983-85 : Groupe PEUGEOT-PANHARD /SAMM
Deputy Commercial Director Weapon Systems.
1985-89 : THOMSON-BRANDT Armements
Director International Sales.
Develops sales in Middle East, Africa, South East Africa, Latin America.
1989-1991 : THOMSON CSF International Division.
Country Director in UAE
French Ministry of Finance and trade, Advisor (CCEF) to support French
1991-95 : THOMSON-CSF in Saudi Arabia (1200p.)
Contracts worth 25BFF , including Sawari naval program ( 19BFF).
1995-97 : THOMSON CSF Groupe THOMCAST.
1997-2004 : THALES INTERNATIONAL
Chairman and CEO of THALES INTL ME, Near and Middle East in Paris and based in Dubai from 1999.
Develop business and relationship at high level in all the region, including KSA, Emirates, Jordan, Egypt, Irak, Iran, Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia.
2004-07 : THALES INTERNATIONAL
Chairman and CEO THALES INTL Europe and Latin America.
2008-12 : THALES HELLAS
Chairman and CEO
2012 : CX PLUS
2013: CXP CONSULT Sal
Assistance to French corporations , strategy and business development in
Middle East and East Med.
CAREER IN SPORT
Driver in the World Rally Championship (1980-1990), driving VW, Ford, Alfa Romeo, Peugeot , WM Peugeot (Le Mans).
Class winner in the Monte Carlo Rally (86-89-90), Tour de France (85) and top ten class finish in RAC(UK), Swedish Rally, Tour de Corse.
22 starts in WRC.