ADLPartner is a French Joint Stock Company (société anonyme) with a board of directors.
The management bodies
Board of directors
The board of directors was appointed for a three-year term by the General Meeting on 11 December 2020. It is currently made up of eleven directors and one censor:
- Mr Bertrand Laurioz, Chairman and CEO (***),
- Mr Philippe Vigneron, Vice-Chairman (**),
- Ms Robin Smith (*) (**) (****),
- Ms Claire Brunel,
- Ms Caroline Desaegher (****),
- Mr Roland Massenet (*) (**) (***) (****),
- Mr Marc Vigneron,
- Ms Isabelle Vigneron Laurioz,
- Ms Delphine Grison (*) (****),
- Mr Stéphane Treppoz (***) (****),
- Mr Xavier Gandillot (**) (****),
- Mr Dinesh Katiyar, censor (***) (****).
(*) Members of the Audit Committee
(**) Members of the Appointments and Compensation Committee
(***) Members of the Development Committee
(****) Independant members (as defined by « code de gouvernement d'entreprise MiddleNext pour les valeurs moyennes et petites »)
Chairman and CEO
Bertrand Laurioz graduated from École Polytechnique and Telecom Paristech and has a company director certificate from Sciences Po-IFA. He began his career with the Suez group, before moving to Sofrecom, Orange’s export subsidiary, in 1995 as Project Director then Head of Department. In 2001, Bertrand Laurioz joined Alcatel-Lucent, where he held various functional roles (risk analysis, business operations, Vice-President Country Operations) and operational positions (Operations Director France-Africa-Middle East, and VP Operations & Services France). He joined Hub One (ADP group) in December 2013 as Director of this telecoms operator.
Bertrand Laurioz was appointed by the Supervisory Board on 23 April 2019. He will be taking on his position legally in July 2019 and operationally from early September 2019.
Group's Commercial Manager
France Marketing Services Division's Chief Executive
After graduating from Telecom Paris in 1990, Claude Charpin began his career as a Project Leader with Cap Gemini and then British Telecom from 1993. In 1996, he joined PWC Management Consultants, where he was Head of CRM & E-Business. In 2001, he became CRM Director at A.T. Kearney. In 2003, he switched to the Spir Communication Group, serving as Deputy CEO of Regicom in charge of the Operations and Commercial Divisions. He then became CRM & E-Business Partner at Kurt Salmon in 2008 before moving to e-TF1 in 2009 as Executive VP in charge of CRM, Online Gaming and New Business. He joined ADLPartner in 2012 as Business Development Director
Group's Deputy General Manager, Finance, M&A and IS
After graduating from Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications de Paris, Emmanuel Gougeon began his career in 1994 with Banque Indosuez in South Africa then France, where he was a project leader on customer profitability and sales management systems for the global debt and exchange business. In 1999, he joined McKinsey, where he carried out numerous assignments on French, European and African markets in the Banking and Transport/Logistics sectors. He joined ADLPartner in 2008 and he now holds the position of Chief Financial Officer.
Group's Human Resources & CSR Manager
Marie-Laure Ricard has a DUT diploma in business administration and management and trained at IRPEC in Rennes. She began her career in management control with the Roullier group in 1988, before moving to Prisma Média in 1990. In 2003, she joined the Axel Springer France group as Head of Management Control, before being appointed Head of Administration, Finance and HR for AG+J Jasmin in 2006. In 2008, she joined Prisma Média’s TV division, before moving to the group HR department from 2009 to 2016, serving as Operational HR Director. At the end of 2017, she joined ADLPartner as Human Resources Director.
Philippe Le Meau
Group's Strategy, Marketing and Communications Manager
With a masters in humanities and communication and a postgraduate DESS from CUEJ, Philippe Le Meau began his career in 1997 as a Multimedia Project Manager-Designer with Franklin Partners, before moving to BDDP Interactive (which later became TBWA Interactive) in August 1998. During seven years, he served as a Multimedia Project Manager, then Development Manager and Development Director. In January 2005, he was recruited by the Plan créatif group as Head of Development for Plan créatif Bees’net, its 100% digital agency, where he became Chief Operating Officer then CEO in 2010. In 2012, Plan créatif was bought out to create the agency BABEL and he was appointed Executive Vice President in charge of the Programs and Digital Division. In 2014, he joined ADLPartner as Chief Executive Officer of ADLPDigital
Areas of expertise
Marie Le Corguillé
New BtoC activities Development Director
After graduating from ESCP, major in Management général et stratégie, Marie did a gap year. She stayed in London for 6 months and then worked for another 6 months with a NGO that helps development in Quito, Ecuador. She then took a job as a consultant at McKinsey. From 2010 to 2013 she worked first as a project Manager to the Marketing Director and then as Product brand manager at casino et « tout les jours » » inside the group Casino. In 2013 she changed to the group Go Sport to become project manager. She then got promoted to Director of Strategic Projects and External Sales and finally to Executive Director of BU Tool Fitness , branch specialized in e-commerce for fitness merchandise.
Her first task inside ADL performance is to overview the food complement YBELA activities (for that she’s working with the administration concile of La Joint-Venture) and to develop new ones for « b to c »
Press Division’s Chief Executive
Nancy Faure graduated from ESSEC (1997) and has a degree in commercial law. She began her career in 1998 as a consultant with the consulting firm A.T. Kearney, where she spent three years. In 2000, she moved to the startup Modern Media as Business Developer. Two years later, Nancy Faure joined the ACCOR Group, where she held various Marketing, Sales and Digital positions over 12 years. She was notably Global Marketing Vice-President for Ibis and Global Sales Project Vice-President for the entire group. Nancy Faure then worked in the tourism sector, initially with The Ascott Limited in 2014 as VP Sales, Digital and Marketing Europe, before being appointed General Manager France in 2018 for Travelzoo, a digital media firm. She is joining the ADLPerformance Group in September 2020.
Insurance Division's Chief Executive
Arnaud Delpierre completed a postgraduate DESS in industrial strategy and mechanics at the University of Strasbourg in 1997 and a Master’s in International Management and Project Management at NEOMA Business School in 1998. He began his career in 1999 as a consultant on CRM projects for various consulting firms. In 2005, he moved to AEGON Direct Marketing Services to head up operations and partnerships. Building on these experiences, he founded Tolaud Consulting at the end of 2007 and became an independent consultant. One of his clients, SPB Group, an insurance broker, invited him to join its teams as Group Project Director, and he accepted this offer in 2009. At the start of 2011, Arnaud Delpierre joined REMARK International (SCOR Group) as Head of Market for France and Italy, and Operations Director for Spain. Seven years later, he became Managing Director France at Filiassur. He joined the ADLPerformance Group in February 2020.
Managing Partner / Consulting Division's Chief Executive
A data and digital expert for over 10 years, Raphaël graduated from Télécom Paris. He lectures at many schools and universities. He is the author of two books (WebMarketing / WebConversion) published by Éditions Dunod. He co-founded the consulting firm Converteo, which today has over 170 consultants and experts. From accelerating performance to defining the framework for developments and connecting marketing and IT, Converteo, an independent consultancy, supports the transfer of skills.
Managing Partner / Consulting Division's Chief Executive
Thomas co-founded Converteo, a data and digital strategy consulting firm, which has 170 high-level consultants. An HEC Paris graduate, he supports its clients, from key accounts to SMEs, with their digital transformation projects and data-driven marketing optimization. Thomas is also a regular speaker at conferences and leading schools, incubators and training institutes.
ADLPerformance Spain Chief Executive
Rodrigo Serrano graduated as a telecommunications engineer from Madrid Polytechnic University and has an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He began his career as a consultant with McKinsey & Company in 2000. As a consultant, he was able to lead a range of projects, primarily in the finance and telecommunications sectors, in various countries across Europe and the Middle East. He joined ADLPerformance in January 2010 to head up the Spanish subsidiary.
As regards governance, the board of directors adopted the text of by-laws at its Meeting on 11 December 2020 and decided to create three specialised committees, devoted respectively to audit, to appointments and compensations and to development.
It is hereby specified that the board of directors has seven independent members, i.e. from outside the management bodies of ADLPartner and the related families.
Manager's compensation policy
The different conditions applied to the senior executives’ compensation are based on recommendations received from the specialist firm, Towers Perrin, and refer to the market conditions applying to companies carrying on their business in similar circumstances to those of ADLPartner.
Financial statement auditors
French member of Grant Thornton International