CHRISTIAN POYAU

Co-founder and CEO

CHRISTIAN POYAU

Co-founder and CEO

A graduate of Dauphine University in Paris (Masters Degree in Computer Science and Management), holder of an Executive MBA obtained from HEC-CPA, from 1985 to 1988 he successively held positions as a Consultant at DELOITTE, then as a Senior Consultant at PEAT MARWICK. Christian Poyau was president of 'Croissance Plus' from January 2002 to December 2004.

Thierry LETOFFE

Co-founder and COO

Thierry LETOFFE

Co-founder and COO

Holder of a DEST (Higher Diploma in Technology) in Computer Science, and with a third-level diploma in management (ICG), he bagan his career at Dassault Electronica in 1982, joining the research laboratories of the Missile calculator  Division (real-time software,
real-time embedded systems ,  calculators…)
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Jean-Paul Goury

Director, Regions France

Jean-Paul Goury

Director, Regions France

A graduate of ISARA, Jean-Paul Goury began his career as an IS consultant at GAMMAPROG, before taking on a 9-year stint as manager of the CSO Informatique Lyon agency. He then successively joined the FOCAL group as Sales Manager, and INNETIS as Engineering Sales Manager. Jean-Paul Goury joined the Micropole Group in 2003 as Regional Sales Director, before being appointed Regional Director for the Rhône-Alpes in 2006, and Regional Director France in 2012.

PASCAL JANIN

General Manager - Switzerland

PASCAL JANIN

General Manager - Switzerland

A graduate of  Sup’Info, Pascal Janin began his career in Switzerland, working within different consulting and IT service corporations. He went on to specialize in the Health and Life Sciences sector, successively joining the CHUV (Centre Hospitalier Universitaire vaudois) and the  HUG (Hôpitaux Universitaire de Genève) to manage and direct the decision-support and development business. In 2007, he joined Cross as Consulting Director, his mission being to develop the consulting business. In 2008, he was nominated as deputy Managing Director while pursuing his initial activity within the consulting division. He took over the general management of CROSS in July 2013.

Ping LIN

General Manager China

Ping LIN

General Manager China

A graduate of Zhejiang University, with a doctorate in computer engineering from INSA Lyon, and holder of an IFG third level management diploma, Ping LIN spent 22 years in Lafarge in different positions: DSI Lafarge China, IT Application & Method Manager Asia, Manufacturing Controller, and then Manufacturing Performance and Investment Director. In 2011 he joined the Micropole group on its establishment in China, when he took on the management of  Micropole China.

Yves Colinet

General Manager - Belgium and Luxembourg

Yves Colinet

General Manager - Belgium and Luxembourg

A graduate of IHECS in Social communication/Marketing and in Sales and Financial management (faculté Saint Louis and Solvay school), Yves Colinet has over 20 years’ experience in Business Intelligence on the Belgium and Luxembourg markets. He began his career with Rank Xerox, then joined Computer Associates and International Software Company. After joining Business Objects BeLux as Account Manager, he subsequently became sales director and then general manager of the BeneLux subsidiary. Yves Colinet joined the Micropole Group in 2012, when the Vélixis buyout took place, Velixis being a service company in Business Intelligence and Performance Management which he had co-founded in 2007.

Anne-Flore Le Gal

Human Resources Director

Anne-Flore Le Gal

Human Resources Director

A graduate of the Social Management Institute (IGS-RH), Anne-Flore Le Gal began her career as HRBP in the health sector, before moving to  the  construction industry field. In 2006, she joined the Lagardère Global Advertising Group in the position of HRBP before being appointed HR Director and member of the Executive Committee. In 2015 she joined the IDEMIA Group (formerly called Oberthur Technologies), and  in 2017 became  part of the Dassault Systèmes Group to support the development strategy of the EMEA region via the HR process digitalization and to implement an effective policy on talent management. Anne-Flore Le Gal took up her responsibilities within the Micropole Group in March 2019. 

 

Charles Parat

Innovation Director

Charles Parat

Innovation Director

With a legal and IT background, Charles Parat has over 30 years’ experience on Data, processes and architecture, acquired both within service companies and with software vendors. He joined Micropole in 2011 as Director of the Research and Innovation division, his mandate being to contribute to group offer development and to partner customers on their Digital transformation. In 2016, he was appointed Innovation group Director, and in this role also looks after communication, marketing and offers.

Nathalie Le Saout

Operations Director

Nathalie Le Saout

Operations Director

With a Masters in Management-applied Computer Science (M.I.A.G.E), she began her career as a study engineer at Univers Informatique. In 1998, she became a sales engineer, and subsequently took over the management of the Banking/Insurance division. In 2001, following the buyout of Univers Informatique by Micropole, she took charge of the management of Banking/Insurance and Telecom  Divisions , before being appointed to Operations management in  2004.