GILLES COMBE Expert premium

GILLES COMBE

Transitional Executive - Services

France

Indicative price: € 1250 - 1375 / day

GILLES COMBE Expert premium

GILLES COMBE

Premium Expert

Transitional Executive - Services

France

Experienced manager (+ 25 years of BU management), as General Manager, Operations Manager or Regional Manager.
Specialist in service professions (safety, cleanliness, FM, etc.),
Experienced in complex environments, difficult situations, turnaround or reorganization plans.
Tel: 06 82 67 28 28

"Change takes him by the hand, or he'll jump down your throat." W. Churchill

Indicative price € 1250 - 1375 / day

Experienced manager (+ 25 years of BU management), as General Manager, Operations Manager or Regional Manager.
Specialist in service professions (safety, cleanliness, FM, etc.),
Experienced in complex environments, difficult situations, turnaround or reorganization plans.
Tel: 06 82 67 28 28

"Change takes him by the hand, or he'll jump down your throat." W. Churchill

Availabilities

GILLES is available immediately

GILLES is available for missions Open for recruitment, Full time, Time sharing, Special mission

GILLES moves to the International level

The expert in a few words....

Interim management: CEO at ISS in France (FM / Cleanliness) and various support missions to SMEs

-Extensive experience in the field of services to companies and communities: Cleaning, Security, Catering, FM, etc.

-Accustomed to complex, multi-site and multicultural environments

-Change management, design and implementation of transformation plans, team recovery (Operational, Sales, Support)

-Direct and indirect management of large teams (10,000 people) with full P&L (up to 400 M€ turnover)

-International groups (ISS, Securitas, Compass, Atalian, Sodexo/Sogeres...)

-Experience as Managing Director in a small food company (€30M turnover)

Available and mobile in France

His specific skills

  • -Design and implementation of transformations (organization, business culture, technology) -Shift changeover (operational, commercial, support) -Crisis management -International groups (ISS, Securitas, Compass...) and 1 SME

His experience

GILLES has 30 years of experience

Services pour l’environnement

May 2017 - October 2017

Director General IDF

Atalian

Paris - France

Management and development of the IDF network - 3 regions / 25 agencies / 12,000 people / €250 M turnover in a context of external growth and reorganisation.

Sécurité et enquêtes

November 2011 - December 2016

Director General Operations

Securitas

Paris - France

Management and transformation of the 9 regions, 60 agencies, 10,000 people, 1,300 customers, 400 M€ turnover,
Design and implementation of a global reorganization project (regions, agencies, responsibilities, customer orientation, commercial culture, technological culture) and change management
Recovery of 2 regions (in IDF) in major difficulties (2011 vs 2015 => €100/85 M turnover | -1/+2 M€ result)
Improved results and growth
(2012 vs. 2016 => €385/400m sales | €15/27m earnings)
Strong improvement in the customer retention rate (from 85 to 93%)
In-depth reorganization of the network in France

Sécurité et enquêtes

May 2005 - October 2011

Regional Director

Securitas

Toulouse - France

Overall responsibility for agencies and regional support (sales, management, HR, business, training)
Different challenges in each of the regions (every 2 years): profitability, business development, state of mind
Closure and regrouping of a region, global reorganization (teams, support, IRP)
Continuous improvement in regional results and growth

His education

  • 1988 : Master 2 Audit et contrôle de gestion
  • 1987 : Master 1 Economie et gestion d'entreprises

Its missions

  • ISS France (FM and cleaning)
    DG Cleanliness
    Context of major transformation and governance change (CEO and 2 DGs)
    Paris 9/2019 > 2/2020

  • Operational and commercial advice and support
    SMEs in the South West (Security)
    2018

Languages (2)

  • English : fluent
  • French : fluent

Skills (6)

  • Management
  • Organization
  • STRATEGY
  • Transformation
  • Development
  • Adjustment

Activity areas (8)

  • Food Production
  • Management Consulting
  • Facilities Services
  • Outsourcing/Offshoring
  • Staffing and Recruiting
  • Food & Beverages
  • Security and Investigations
  • Environmental Services

Types of business (7)

  • Companies in difficulty
  • Family businesses
  • Subsidiaries of foreign groups
  • Investment funds and holding companies
  • Groups and large companies
  • LBO and Private Equity
  • Small and medium-sized enterprises