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Michel Maire joined Dirigeants & Investisseurs in 2001 and has been appointed Chairman since January 2018.
He has led many performance improvements plans, whether as a corporate officer or in support of managing directors in sectors such as the production of office consumables, medical equipment, retail, engineering and equipment goods. ….
It has given value to an industrial group in the footwear sector by solving a serious management crisis and driving a plan of progress, allowing the exit of this LBO in very satisfactory conditions.
He managed several companies in legal proceedings, in connection with the judicial administrators by upholding the activity and thus making it possible to find a solution of continuation of the business (transport, equipment supplier automobile, hotel trade, BPO …).
He led a service company to bring him to a continuation plan and headed several companies from various sectors as CEO under “mandat ad hoc” or “conciliation” procedure.
He has led many diagnoses aiming at both improving the performance of companies in the long term and getting them out of complex financial contexts in very different sectors of industry or the service sector.
2005-2007 – Marrel (Carrosserie industrielle)
2001-2004 – Dirigeants & Investisseurs
1994-2000 – Billon (textile)
1990-1994 – Le Feutre (ex filiale Sommer Allibert)
1987-1990 – Sommer Allibert (équipementier automobile)
1986-1987 – Union Carbide (Electrochimie)
1983-1986 – Sogreah (Société d’ingénierie hydraulique)
Patrick Bordessoule joined Dirigeants & Investisseurs in 2009.
After 7 years as an auditor, he joined an UK food group to develop its French operations. Firstly, as finance director, he moved quickly to business development and then the full management of a business which has grown from 20M€ to 240M€ in 15 years and expand over Europe.
Upon arrival at the D&I office, he took over responsibility in several companies in order to manage recovery plans. His major assignments were:
Alongside those assignments, he was involved in business performance improvement diagnosis for several companies in various sector in order to identify key action plan to implement in order to take them out of complex financial contexts.
2009-2019 – Dirigeants & Investisseurs
2008-2009 – European Frozen Bakery, Premier Foods
2002-2007 – Sofrapain, RHM group
1999-2002 – Sofrapain, RHM group
1994-1998 – Sofrapain, RHM group
1987-1994 – Arthur Andersen
Jérôme Bourgoin joined Dirigeants & Investisseurs in 2020.
After being a capital investor and then an investment banker, he led compagnies in growth, transformation and complex situations phases, often in high-tech sectors (telecom, digital, IT).
He managed, piloted development, turnaround of companies of all sizes. He has realized multiple acquisitions, divestments and IPO for multiples companies.
He headed a public company of 650 people, generating a turnover around 300 M€, multiplied by 4 in 7 years. He notably managed a strategic merger. He initiated and piloted more than ten external growth operations. He led strategic development and optimization projects (divestment of activities, rationalization of costs).
He founded and developed a telecom services company.
He turned around a distress company ; in one year, he doubled its turnover to reach 30 M€ (250 M€ in business volume), he diversified the business and generated an EBITDA higher than 15%.
He transformed a digital services company, notably securing the logistics order platform, he developed new services and he significantly improved operational and financial performances.
2017-2019 – CPDP (Digital, dematerialization and publishing)
2011-2017 – Avire (Consulting – Operational and strategic management)
2009-2010 – Izimmo (Wealth management, Real estate investment platform)
2007-2009 – Cheyenne Telecom (Telecom and Data operator)
2000-2007 – Jet Multimedia – SFR/Neuf Cegetel Group – (Internet, Digital, Telecom, Media)
1998-2000 – Pinatton Finance – Oddo & Cie Group – (Corporate Finance)
1992-1998 – 21 Centrale Partners – Benetton Group – (Private Equity)
Olivier GIRAUD joined Dirigeants & Investisseurs in September 2020
Entrepreneur, managing director of small and mid-cap compagnies distressed or facing complex growth phases during 13 years, he knows how to lead diagnosis, identify key actions, drive urgent recovery plans, mobilize employees and social partners. He sustained several compagnies and branches by improving their organizations and distribution networks, developing their performances and carrying activities transfers as well as external growth operations.
As financial director and management controller for 6 years within a national group and SME, he experienced audits, reorganizations, cost reductions, tight cash flow management.
As project director, he led CRM development and deployment, HRIS upgrade and reorganized support functions.
As a B2B & B2C sales manager, promoter of physical and digital distribution networks for 8 years, he is proficient in sales and negotiation. He trains and helps his teams progress.
Originating from the banking, he knows how to interact with partners, investors, stakeholders and how to raise necessary finance for recovery.
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Pascal Heems joined Dirigeants & Investisseurs in 2015.
In his manager’s career at the head of mid-size and small-cap companies, he straigntened and developed several businesses in diverse situations (erosion of profitabiliy, management crisis, strategic repositioning, …) and capitalistic configurations (family shareholders, investment funds).
Pascal also took part in two LBOs alongside two investment funds and experienced all steps of development of an internet start-up, eventually settled on the North American market.
Upon arrival at the D&I office, he took a social mandate as General Manager of a metallurgy company placed under ad hoc mandate until its takeover in bonis by a French industrial group.
He was then involved in the operational diagnosis of a company in the sector of energy and high capacity batteries, before achieving several diagnoses aimed at sustainably improve business performance of companies as well as take them out of complex financial contexts. He accompanied several in the operational realization of the identified plans. In particular, in the position of Executive General Manager of a leading French industrial group specialized in flexible plastic packaging solutions, to drive the company turnaround, a mandatory step prior to its affiliation with a global player in the sector.
2009-2015 – Quadrature & Diagonales Media
2003-2008 – Groupe France Agricole
2002-2003 – Socpresse
1998-2001 – Groupe Hersant Media
1996-1998 – Hebdomag / Trader Classified Media
1995 – Mutuelle Familiale
1994 – Assurances Generali
1990-1993 – Cartier International
1988-1989 – Unilever France
Henri Juin joined Dirigeants & Investisseurs in june 2018.
After having been a consultant specialised in production management at Arthur Andersen, Henri has participated in the Pinault Group on several companies recoveries in the wood and paper industry.
He carried out several external growth operations of medium-sized companies in the area of BtoB services in the sector of the new technologies, often in the context of recovery, of which he took the general management or the Presidency and ensured the commercial and financial development.
He has led or participated in 3 LBOS in the sectors of multi-technical services, Telecom and it services, as General Manager of subsidiary or group.
2015-2017 – SFR Business
2008-2015 – Telindus – France
2000-2008 – SPIE Communications (LBO)
1993-2000 – Compagnie des Signaux
1989-1993 – Sogestel
1987-1989 – Groupe Pinault
1983-1987 – Arthur Andersen Consulting
Philippe Lang joined Dirigeants & Investisseurs in august 2018.
Starting his career in consulting, he joined then global leaders such as Eli Lilly, Valeo & Faurecia, where, among others, he led subsidiaries in different countries and drove global transformation programs.
Since 2007, he managed several mid-size international companies, such as Conductix-Wampfler (a subsidiary of Delachaux Group under LBO) or Adova after its takeover by Perceva, a reference French fund specialized in restructuring & turnaround.
In parallel of his activities, he has been and is still advising start-ups in their early phases.
His experience in General Management is very pragmatic and was acquired in various environments and business sectors such as automotive equipment, industrial equipment, consumer goods or pharmaceuticals.
2017-2018 – Amarexia
2016-2017 – Adova Group (previously Cauval)
2012-2016 – Conductix-Wampfler – Subsidiary of Delachaux Group
2007-2011 – Kuhn
2002-2007 – Faurecia – Seating
1993-2002 – Valeo -Thermal Systems Activities
1991-1993 – Eli Lilly
1987-1990 – Arthur Anderson & Co
1986-1987 – Bartnik Consultants
Dominique Leclerc joined Dirigeants & Investisseurs in 2004.
He ran operations as a member of the executive board of a wine and spirits company, and as president of the executive board of a company specialized in construction shutters. He was also Operations Manager for a motor vehicle equipment manufacturer.
He implemented a project management methodology for an industrial equipment manufacturer, in particular with regard to “cost management”, and stepped in to turn around the industrial margins of a foodstuff company and to implement action plans for a motor vehicle equipment manufacturer to revive the group’s performance.
2000-2004 – Bolloré – Imperial Tobacco Group
1995-2000 – Costil Tanneries de France
1994-1995 – Grantil
1990-1994 – Thomson Electroménager
1988-1990 – Thomson Grand Public – Thomson Consumer Electronics
1982-1988 – L’Unité Hermétique
1978-1982 – Automobiles Peugeot
Martial Papineau joined Dirigeants & Investisseurs in 1997 and was President of the company between 2009 and 2017.
As business manager, he has carried out recovery plans in very diverse sectors, such as: printing, clothing and shoes, automotive equipment manufacturing, trailers for heavy goods vehicles, and wine and spirits.
During his major progress plan assignments, he supported the managing staff of companies active in the following areas : gardening equipment, distribution of finishing equipment for construction, DIY products distribution, show business, products for the bedding and clothing industries.
1995-1997 – Dumeste (furnishings)
1990-1995 – La Chemise Lacoste
1988-1989 – Valeo Freinage
1982-1987 – Valeo Distribution
1976-1981 – Groupe Sev-Marchal
Henri Viguier joined Dirigeants & Investisseurs in 2007.
He accompanied two leader automotive parts suppliers, carrying out, in one case, the operational turnaround plan and, in the other case, the performance improvement plan in order to secure its industrial sell-off.
He established then several turnaround plans in food industry, training, shipbuilding, industrial equipement industry.
He implemented a performance improvement plan within a listed company in chemical industry, resulting in an yearly increase of EBITDA of 10 M€.
He implemented improvement plans within companies in building finishing industry, food industry, electronics sector, aircraft construction. He also intervened within companies under disposal plan procedure in agrifood industry and automotive parts sector. He carried out as CEO a turnaround plan within a company in food industry under « mandat ad hoc » procedure.
2005-2007 – Search for an industrial company to be acquired
2003-2004 – Freudenberg (automotive components)
1999-2002 – Metaldyne (automotive components)
1995-1999 – Valeo Thermique Moteur (automotive components)
1989-1995 – Faiveley Transport (on-board equipments for railway stock)
1983-1989 – Neu (equipments for industry)
Claudine Merlier joined D&I in 2008 after a career in administrative, financial and legal management assistance, procurement, human resources and communication, both in large groups and in SMEs.
She is in charge of assisting and coordinating between partners, as well as the day-to-day management of the firm.
Roger Durantis joined Dirigeants & Investisseurs in August 2013.
Led several medium-sized global companies (France, other European countries, United States, Middle East, Africa).
Sector experience covers technological, industrial and multi-network commercial companies with international footprint.
1998/2013 – Essilor International
1992-1998 – Comasec International then Bacou-Dalloz
1987-1990 – Framatome OptoFra (start-up – non-linear Optics)