Jean-Michel Piau Expert premium

Jean-Michel Piau

Retail Specialist / General Manager / Operations Manager / Network Manager / Transformation / Crisis Management


Indicative price: € 1000 - 1125 / day

Jean-Michel Piau Expert premium

Jean-Michel Piau

Premium Expert

Retail Specialist / General Manager / Operations Manager / Network Manager / Transformation / Crisis Management


"Firm of the trunk and supple of the branches."

Indicative price € 1000 - 1125 / day


Jean-Michel is available immediately

Jean-Michel is available for missions Open for recruitment, Full time, Time sharing, Special mission

Jean-Michel moves to the National level

The expert in a few words....

Specialized in the operational management of B to B / B to C distribution networks with sales of €50 to €500M in Director / General Manager positions, and with a strong results-oriented culture. Transition Director since 2011 (Euromarché, Auchan, Leclerc, Paris store...) Providing solutions in transformation and development, I also intervene in complex situations: crisis management, social conflicts, administrative closures, turnaround or restructuring.

His specific skills

  • Crisis Management Trainer

His experience

Jean-Michel has 30 years of experience

Conseil en management

January 2019 - November 2020

Interim Manager


PARIS - France

Support missions: Transition manager for SMEs / ETIs in operational or commercial general management positions for development, turnaround, restructuring, support for investment funds, providing solutions in complex situations: crisis management, conflict management...

Commerce de gros

August 2015 - August 2018



THIAIS - France

European leader in the distribution of Asian products: 700 employees. Responsible for the operation of stores and restaurants throughout France : - Recruitment, support and training of B-to-B and B-to-C sales teams. - Modernization of stores, network, work and IT tools... - Cost optimization. - Development projects (institutional relations, purchase of land / stores...).

Commerce de détail

November 2012 - May 2015




(Top 5 in sales) Multisite Director of a self-employed LECLERC 500 employees. Responsible for the operation and strategic development of 12 entities including a 10000m² hypermarket, a shopping mall, Drives, supermarkets and catering. - Total refurbishment of the hypermarket and its shopping mall. - Opening of: Drives, petrol station, parapharmacy, perfumery, jewellery, optics, etc... - Restructuring of a cultural space. - Results obtained: Significant gain in turnover in a very competitive context.

His education

  • 1989 :
  • : E.C.D

Its missions

  • Crisis management: theoretical and operational training of management teams in the management of events that could cause a decisive change in operations. - Sales Director: implementation, monitoring of tools, construction and support of sales plans for sales teams.
  • PARIS STORE (94) - European leader in the distribution of Asian products 18 months Transition Director: 700 employees. - Turnaround and transformation of B-to-B and B-to-C activities and restoration following financial difficulties and industrial disputes. - Restructuring of the store network (from 250m² to 4500m²) throughout France - Harmonization and formalization of operating rules and processes with equity stores and restaurants, affiliates, "franchisees" and custodians. - Coaching / training of B-to-B sales and logistics teams. - Results obtained: no store closures and significant gains in earnings.
  • LE COMPTOIR NORMAND : Formalization and creation of a new concept of stores based on the sale of local products, (food and non-food). - Workshop "Home-made", animations, tastings, theme evenings, bar / snacking.
  • TOSHIBA: Support and transformation of a production site into a logistics platform via sales teams in charge of finding chartering contracts for England.
  • VIALOG: Support for the sales team, definition of the strategy for the development of turnover, inter-departmental communication procedures.

Languages (1)

  • English : intermediate

Skills (6)

  • General Directorate
  • Transformation
  • Business development
  • Crisis management
  • Reversal
  • Commerce

Activity areas (6)

  • Food Production
  • Consumer Goods
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Management Consulting
  • Supermarkets

Types of business (5)

  • Companies in difficulty
  • Family businesses
  • Investment funds and holding companies
  • Groups and large companies
  • LBO and Private Equity