More than Executive Search, Career Design
Denis, President and founder, established Vendome Associés in 1987, after a successful career in banking, where he ultimately served as head of human resources. For over 25 years, he has put his knowledge and experience at the service of clients in the search and selection of experts, executives, leaders and their teams. He focuses on financial and development positions for investment banking, investment funds, asset management and corporate clients.
Denis graduated with a degree in economics and human resources and also holds a master’s degree from the ESSEC.
Corinne joined Vendome Associates as Managing Director. She began her career in corporate finance and rapidly moved into managing profit centers in the banking and insurance sectors. As an Executive Committee member of HSBC France and then MACSF, Corinne contributed to the development and implementation of strategic plans and held responsibilities covering business development and organizational transformation. She also worked on studies focused on Paris’ financial marketplace under the Innovation Finance competitiveness cluster.
Corinne is a graduate of Sciences Po and holds a Master of Business Law and Corporate Tax.
Vally joined Vendome Associés in 1994 after 13 years in banking, mainly in commercial and management functions and a last position as head of real estate financing at a French bank. At Vendome Associés, she is responsible for all equity activities (cash & derivatives, sales, trading, structuring, buy-side and sell-side research, management, etc.) and financial communication.
Vally graduated from Sciences Po-Paris (Institut d’Etudes Politiques) and holds a master’s degree in English.
Françoise joined Vendome Associates in 2016. She has over fifteen years of experience in recruitment consultancy, successively at Heidrick & Struggles then at CTPartners, where she was a partner in the Financial Services Practice. From 2012 on, she was in charge of recruiting senior executives at the Casino Group. At Vendôme Associés, Françoise covers searches for leaders and experts in investment banking, private equity and corporate clients.
Françoise is an HEC graduate.
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Anne started her career in finance in 1998, as a sell-side financial analyst in the consumer goods and retail sector. She then gravitated toward recruitment and business intelligence at a renowned European financial institution, before joining the Vendôme Associés network in 2014 to create the German branch. Over the past 10 years, Anne has also been very active in the Little Bamboo educational project in Asia. Headquartered in Frankfurt since 2005, Anne strengthens Vendôme Associés’ international development, notably in the areas of asset management, private banking, etc.
Anne is a business administration graduate from ESCP-EAP.
Anne-Sophie joined Vendôme-Associés in 2010 as Associate Director. With a financial background, she started her professional career in insurance before joining a leading international bank as a wealth management adviser. She has since applied her knowledge of the financial field to human resources consulting, management advisory and recruiting missions for banks, corporate clients and insurers.
Anne-Sophie is a business school graduate with a doctorial degree in asset management. She also holds an MBA in human resources management from the University of Paris-Dauphine.
Marie initiated her career in the financial sector in London. With a taste for human relations leading her toward executive search, she joined Vendôme Associés in 1998, to participate in the coverage of global markets. She rapidly expanded her scope to encompass a large array of job lines in corporate and investment banking, private equity and managerial positions at corporate clients.
Marie is a graduate in economics.
Sophie spent a decade working at a major French bank, helping to develop and manage a business line dedicated to private clients and institutional investors. In 2007, she joined Vendome Associés, primarily covering asset management, private banking and real estate — a custom-tailored service for French and European entities, particularly those active in the Benelux area.
Sophie is a graduate in business administration (ESG).
Céline started her career in communication consultancy before joining strategy advisory to work with employer branding issues and focus on recruitment. Later she specialised in headhunting before joining Vendôme Associés in 2016.
Passionate about foreign languages she speaks English, German, Spanish and Swedish, Céline has been evolving for the last ten years in international environments. She is a graduate from the ENSEC and also studied modern languages (AFL).
With over 15 years of experience in consulting, “Leo” is now in charge of digital management and is also involved in research and interviews abroad. Multicultural and multilingual, he began his career in vocational training very early and became a pioneer of the web in the 90’s.
Leandro speaks fluent English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish, and knows Slavic, Scandinavian and Finno-Ugric languages to varying degrees. An unabashed geek, he is also very familiar with computer programming languages and develops for the web. He has mastered social media networks since their inception and has studied economics and languages (Unicamp, Inalco, Univ. of St. Petersburg, Univ. of Helsinki).
Germain joined Vendôme Associés in 2007. With a background in HR consulting, he started in a French firm specialized in executive search for industries and corporates before entering a well-known international firm. Today he leads search assignments for key players in the Insurance field and for major companies abroad, particularly in the Middle East.
Germain is a graduate in business administration.
Caroline joined Vendôme Associates in 2001. With more than 20 years of executive search experience and a vast network, she is fully dedicated to the research, leading search assignments for top executives, experts and managers in Banking-Finance-Insurance and Corporates in France and abroad.
Caroline is a graduate of EM Normandie.
Beatrice has a solid experience as head of human resources in banking and in HR consulting at an international firm. In 2009, she joined Vendôme Associés to coach officers, executives and their teams in driving their career momentum and developing their potential and expertise. Beatrice also leads specific workshops and seminars for corporate clients and prestigious alumni associations.
A graduate of Sciences Po Paris (Institut d’Etudes Politiques), she also holds a master in human resources. Beatrice is MBTI®- and Process Com®-certified, and trained in business coaching by International Mozaik.
For more than 20 years, Nadia has been developing her expertise in the field of communication and has worked as an executive coach, author and speaker since 2010. She defines herself as an “internal change accelerator,” allowing her clients to combine professional performance and personal balance. Along with individual coaching, Nadia leads seminars promoting group intelligence, public speaking and workshops.
A communication graduate, she trained in executive coaching with Vincent Lehnardt (Transformance Pro). Nadia is certified in ProcessCom®, the DiSC® model and the Wellscan® measurement tool. She trained in negotiation and mediation (Essec Management), NLP and transactional analysis. Her integrative approach takes into account the whole person — mind, body and emotions.
Coach, trainer and mental coach, former top gymnast Cyril held operational management positions at international companies in HR and communication for 17 years. Over the past 10 years, Cyril has been involved in individual and / or group counseling with executives, managers, experts and top athletes. He is also responsible for the INSEP partnership to help integrate top athletes into companies.
He is trained in various methods of personal and professional development (MBTI, NLP and Transactional Analysis) and in technical support for top-level athletes (Action Type).
Coach, trainer and consultant, Celine is specialized in engineering and managing HR development processes (GPEC, career management, recruitment, mobility and training). She started her career in the HR department of a major oil company and went on to work for a major aerospace supplier, accumulating years of experience in the field, at headquarters and industrial sites in France and abroad.
Céline holds a Masters degree in Human Resource Management and Employment Law. She is a certified HEC Coach, ProcessCom® coach (by the Kahler Institute, Paris) and a Master Practitioner in NLP (by French Institute of NLP-Paris).
Adviser, trainer, coach in management and in crisis management, Christophe is the co-creator of the Apter method, based on motivational drivers. He began his career as a communications officer and moved toward teaching management classes, lecturing in negotiation strategy at France’s prestigious ENA (Ecole Nationale d’Administration) before gravitating to training at a Parisian consulting firm. Since 1998, he has worked as an independent consultant and head of research / development at Apter France.
A graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Lyon and a holder of a Masters in Communication in Paris, Christophe is also a Master Level Practitioner of the Apter Coaching Certification Method.