Olivier has more than twenty years of experience in the fast-changing and highly competitive consumer goods sector and has been involved in several transformation and integration projects during his senior roles; he has an international background allowing him to understand cultural dynamics and global challenges, speaking French, English, German and Spanish.
It is this depth of experience and cross-cultural knowledge that makes Olivier such an asset as Alium Partners integrates into the Valtus structure, building a global transition management offering in the UK, Europe and Commonwealth countries. Olivier believes that people that are the key to ensuring successful transformation plans. Knowledge, motivation and an ability to collaborate are crucial components for managing successful change within organisations and he puts people at the centre of our approach to leadership.
Olivier graduated from Sciences-Po in Paris and EM Lyon Business School. He started his career at L’Oreal in Germany and the UK in Marketing and Commercial roles, most recently working within international roles at the Spanish Group Puig, a key player in the Premium fragrance arena (Prada, Paco Rabanne, Jean-Paul Gaultier). Olivier was based in Paris, before moving to Zurich and finally London where he was Managing Director of the UK subsidiary, leading PUIG to substantial growth.