About us

TALENTS & PROJECTS specialises in interim management and support to companies’ projects. In order to answer your needs, our team reaches out to its network of highly skilled managers at very short notice. Our managers have all held top managerial jobs in all the major sectors of the economy.

TALENTS & PROJECTS, A LEADER IN INTERIM MANAGEMENT

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YOUR PROJECTS / OUR SERVICES

DRIVING PROJECTS

You are looking for an experienced manager to drive a corporate or an industrial project.

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TAKING OVER A POSITION

You are facing a problem in a key position and you’re looking for a manager to take over.

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IMPROVING EFFICIENCY

You have to turn around an ailing operation or improve the efficiency of a function.

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RECRUITING URGENTLY

You are looking for a long-term solution but within very short timescales.

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TRANSFORMING AN OPERATION

You are undertaking a programme involving transforming, integrating or divesting a business and you’re in need of guidance and support.

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ADVISING MANAGERS

You are looking for a leading figure in his or her field to give expert advice and guidance to a Board of Directors.

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OUR TEAM

roland kientz

Roland KIENTZ

Roland has been both a Finance and Operations Director with international groups. He was in charge of finance and project management at ALSTOM TRANSPORT before heading the North European operation (€2 Bn turnover). He started his career at PwC and moved on to become the Finance Director at FAURECIA Interior Systems and Management Controller at SKF.
philippe maraval

Jean-Philippe Maraval

Jean-Philippe is an expert in interim management who received his MBA from INSEAD. He started his career as a management advisor and moved on to the telecom sector before heading one of BUREAU VERITAS' global divisions. Jean-Philippe has worked as an interim manager himself and has been actively contributing to the development of this sector for over 10 years.
alain prioul

Alain Prioul

Alain is one of the top LEAN experts in France. He was FAURECIA’s Production System Vice-President and currently chairs the LEAN Institute in France. He implemented the LEAN Manufacturing system first at Valeo and then at Faurecia with the support of Toyota Japan’s top experts. He was previously an Operations Manager in the industry.

JEAN BARON-MAZLOUMIAN

Jean Baron-Mazloumian, INSEAD MBA, is an expert in corporate strategy and also in business development, sales management and salesforce effectiveness in B-to-B sectors. After an early career at IBM, he has been in strategy consulting on a global basis for about 20 years, first at Bain & Company, and then at BCG. He then moved to Alexander Proudfoot, the global operational consultancy leader, where he was Managing Director Europe in the last 10 years.
Philippe Bouquet Nadaud

Philippe BOUQUET-NADAUD

Philippe was once named 'Human Resources Manager of the year'. His career as HR Manager with international groups spans almost 40 years. He was the HR Manager at CEGELEC (Vinci Group) and played a key role in the transformation of the CHANTIERS NAVALS DE L'ATLANTIQUE (ALSTOM and AKER YARDS). He was previously the HR Manager at TRÉFIMÉTAUX, part of the KME Group. Philippe started his career at PECHINEY after graduating from Panthéon-Sorbonne University.
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OUR APPROACH

WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT AND SEEMS REALLY IMPORTANT TO US

FAST TRACK SEARCH

We are able to produce a shortlist of perfectly suitable candidates within a matter of days.

A MODEL BASED ON FIELD EXPERIENCE

The managers we deploy have already driven projects similar to yours.

THOROUGH SELECTION

For each assignment, we reach out to our network as well as assessing other available resources.

CUSTOMER SERVICE AT ITS BEST

Every member of our dedicated research team is instantly mobilized to find the candidate best suited to your project.

OPTIMUM FLEXIBILITY

We adjust to your project entirely with no constraints attached.

FOLLOW UP THROUGH THE ENTIRE ASSIGNMENT

One of our managers stays in contact with the Interim Manager and the client throughout the mission to ensure the project is running smoothly.

OUR TALENTS, A REMARKABLE COLLECTIVE EXPERIENCE

  • INDUSTRY

    ABB, PSA, RENAULT, AIRWELL, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC SCHINDLER, FAURECIA, VALEO, MICHELIN, PIRELLI, VALLOUREC, AIRBUS, DAHER, SNECMA, TURBOMECA, YAMAHA, THALES AVIONICS, NEXANS, MOULINEX, SCANIA, SEB, STX, POCLAIN, PLASTIC OMNIUM, LEGRAND, DASSAULT, SEB, SULZER, GKN, OTIS, FAURECIA, ZODIAC, LISI, JONHSON CONTROLS, WOLKSWAGEN, TRW, ZF, BOSCH, SAFRAN, CATERPILLAR, WHIRLPOOL, TOYOTA, ALSTOM

    INDUSTRY

    Automotive, Aeronautics, Capital goods, Mechanics, Electricals etc.
  • PROCESS INDUSTRY

    AIR LIQUIDE, SANOFI, ARCELOR MITTAL, DOW CHEMICAL, SHELL, HENKEL, CLARIANT, BIO MERIEUX, INSTITUT PASTEUR, BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM, DSM, ROCHE, SANDOZ, BASF, TRANSGENE, COLGATE, SUN CHEMICALS, HOLCIM, KAYSERSBERG, BAYER, PROCTER & GAMBLE, SMURFIT, ESSILOR, SAINT GOBAIN, SOLVAY, TOTAL, PFIZER, BHP BILLINGTON, PLASTIC OMNIUM, HUTCHINSON, BP, LAFARGE, ROQUETTE, L’OREAL

    PROCESS INDUSTRY

    Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Steel, Oil&Gas, Plastics, Paper, Building materials etc.
  • FINANCIAL SERVICES

    LCL, KPMG, AGF, MASTERCARD, SOCIÉTÉ GÉNÉRALE, CCF, AIG, CITIBANK, VISA, ARTHUR ANDERSEN, MUTUALITÉ GÉNÉRALE, DELOITTE, AMERICAN EXPRESS, MONDIAL ASSISTANCE, GROUPAMA GAN, SWISSLIFE, E&Y, CAISSE DES DÉPÔTS, MAAF, WORMS, GENERALI, EULER, CREDIT AGRICOLE, BNP PARIBAS, COFACE, BPCE, MALAKOFF-MEDERIC, COVEA, CITI GROUP, DEUTSCHE BANK, BANK OF SCOTLAND, BARCLAYS, SOFINCO, CETELEM

    FINANCIAL SERVICES

    Banking, Insurance, Consumer credit etc.
  • TECHNOLOGIES

    CAPGEMINI, VIVENDI, ATOS ORIGIN, SONY, ERICSSON, SOPRA, DASSAULT, BOSCH, COMPAQ, DEUTSCHE TELEKOM, GIAT, ALSTOM, APPLE, ALCATEL-LUCENT, BRITISH TELECOM, MICROSOFT, TECHNICOLOR, HP, ASTRIUM, SIEMENS, JOHNSON, EADS, BULL, STERIA, GE, IBM, ORANGE, ADP GSI, SAP, LENOVO, PHILIPS, SFR, THALES, SAMSUNG, COMMUNICATION & SYSTEMES, BOUYGUES TELECOM, INTEL, ST MICROELECTRONICS, SAGEM, INGENICO

    TECHNOLOGIES

    Information systems, Telecoms, Electronics, Software and Computing services etc.
  • OTHER INDUSTRIES AND SERVICES

    DANONE, VINCI, CAT, UNILEVER, AUCHAN, CARGILL, BOUYGUES, SCREG, UNISABI, LECLERC, ARJOWIGGINS, ROQUETTE, HOCHTIEF, BONGRAIN, IMERYS, DEGRÉMONT, CGM VERITAS, FERRUZZI, SAUR, NESTLE, TIPIAK, PROCTER & GAMBLE, MARS, LESIEUR, CARREFOUR, YOPLAIT, CASINO, CELIO, AMAZON, FNAC, DARTY, CONFORAMA, SARAH LEE, MAISADOUR, BUREAU VERITAS, ISS, VEOLIA, ENGIE, LACOSTE, INEO, GEODIS, DHL, TNT, INTERMARCHE, LVMH

    OTHER INDUSTRIES AND SERVICES

    Food processing, Commerce and Distribution, Business services, Textile and Clothing etc.

DECIDING EXPERIENCES IN THE WHOLE RANGE OF INDUSTRIES AND FUNCTIONS

The high calibre managers that we deploy have all contributed to the success of the leading groups where they worked in a wide range of roles and functions ( MDs, Finance Directors, Operations and Supply Chain, IT, Sales and Marketing, Human Resources, Legal Directors etc..). For each mission, we access our rich talent pool of over 2,000 skilled and experienced Interim Managers and we also assess resources available outside our network.

INTERNATIONAL

WE ALSO ADVISE AND SUPPORT OUR CLIENTS IN THEIR INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS

To carry out these assignments successfully, we rely not only on our network of managers abroad, but also on our international research team and on our partners’ network in a variety of countries.

EUROPE :

Germany,
Italy,
Benelux,
Scandinavia,
Central Europe,
Etc.
REST OF THE WORLD :

China,
Brazil,
India,
North America,
Middle East,
Etc.

CONTACT US

+33 1 44 18 04 16
contact[at]talents-projets.com
29 Avenue Rapp, 75007 PARIS
FRANCE