2013-12-19 21:55:57 - Eric Le Gendre, an operational Strategist and international Development Consultant joins Relecom & Partners as Senior Advisor.
Eric Le Gendre experience includes working with two leading car manufacturers: PSA/PEUGEOT, where among other positions, he managed the launch of the group’s activities in East Germany, and as Managing Director of the group’s Swiss branch for 3 years and VW/SEAT as Export Director from 2010 to 2012 (establishment of the activities in emerging markets).
With close to 20 years’ international business experience, including 10 years living abroad, Eric has joined Relecom & Partners, a consulting firm that specialises in strategic consulting and international development. He will be in charge of coordinating Relecom & Partners’ network and international matters. He is based in Paris and will serve as Senior Advisor in charge of the firm’s commercial strategy alongside Pierre-Marie Relecom,
founder and president of Relecom & Partners.
Relecom & Partners acts for both CAC 40 directors as well as for mid-cap companies. Comprising an integrated network allowing for the mastery of cultures as well as local influence networks, Relecom & Partners is established in 8 countries and has a total scope of 38 countries.
“In addition to a hands-on and operational approach, Eric speaks fluent English, French and German and has recognised experience in international strategy and development. He is the perfect correspondent for Relecom & Partners’ teams and we are proud to welcome him in our team,” states Pierre-Marie Relecom.
About Eric Le Gendre
Born in Paris, Eric is a graduate of EDHEC (1980) and holds a Masters degree in Advanced General Management (CRC 1999). A former member of CJD (young Directors Association) and French foreign trade Advisor, he was actively involved in the international Think Tank ICDP.
In 1991, he launched Peugeot’s business in East Germany. He was Head of Strategy from 1995 to 1999, and went on to serve the company as MD in Switzerland from 1999 to 2002. He was Director of CRM worldwide for the automotive Group in the Group’s Parisian Headquarter from 2002 to 2007.
From 2008 to 2010, he created and managed his own company operating in the environmental and renewable energies field, in Toulouse.
He then established in Barcelona when he was named Export Director of SEAT (VW Group) in 2010. There, he was responsible for 70 Markets, developed “difficult” ones, and introduced the Brand in China, and some EMEA and Latin American Markets. During his two Years assignment, he grew drastically the Spanish Brand Export sales figures.
About Relecom & Partners: www.relecom-partners.com
Relecom & Partners is a firm that specialises in strategic consulting and support for international development. Launched in 2007, the firm was created following the founders’ determination to integrate the cultural aspects as a key factor in the implementation of international projects. Now made up of an integrated network, Relecom & Partners is established in 8 countries and covers a total of 38 countries.
Relecom & Partners focuses on the following aspects:
Cultural Intelligence & Benchmarks
Understanding a local market, environment, local strategies and practices interactions, etc.
Strategic Analysis & Coordination
Understanding the local stakes and the need to influence scenarios to adapt and secure clients strategies to their market constraints, etc.
Litigation support & M&A
Identification and validation of local acquisition targets corresponding to your objectives, mastering decision networks, etc.
Fund raising & tenders support
Discover Opportunities, Define prospects (private & public), Assess decision networks and influence games, etc.
Tailored Projects Support
We adapt your processes and actions in the local competitive environment in order to reach your objectives in a sustainable and secure way, for the long term.