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Large transformation projects direction, digital booster

Graduation: engineer centrale Supelec
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Languages: German (Limited professional) | English (Full Professional) | French (Native or Bilingual)

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Damien ALEXANDRE Value Prop 11 2019 SABDPS EN.pdf

Skills

Transform IT divisions & secure large projects delivery
15+ years in various industries (retail, manufacturing, finance & insurance, automotive,  …) 
• CIO or deputy CIO
• Head of IT shared service centers
• Head of applications 
• Head of digital transformation programs & projects
• Head of business transformation
• Head business & IT transformation programs & projects to deliver business outcomes & IT assets on time, in full, at cost & at quality
• Build IT shared service centers from scratch, improving & transforming existing ones
• Improve the  RUN of IT services (cost, SLA, time-to-market, user satisfaction, …)
• Secure architecture on a business, applicative & technical standpoint
• Transform IT processes
• Build trust with lines of business based on a new governance & increased transparency

Transform sales to better support business transformation stakes
5 years in high tech companies, on complex & value added sales

Project history

12/2019 - Present
Global Transformation program director
Retail (>10.000 employees)
Other
Drive the program
the teams
get funding aproval
present progress to the board

03/2018 - 03/2020
Strategic Pre-Sales Manager & Sales Strategy Director EMEA
? Support strategic deals & key accounts
? Support & enable 1 000 sales representatives in 120 countries with staff in 5 geos
? Build programmatic selling to facilitate the move to Cloud
? Created 270 M$ opportunities in 9 months
? Drives relationship with R&D, marketing, customer services, professional services, ...

01/2016 - 12/2017
Strategic Pre-Sales & Head of Sales Programs France
? Deliver innovative proof-of-concepts & workshops with prospects (big data, IoT, predictive analytics, ...)
? As Business Development manager, engaged Net New accounts (420 board members in 2017, +12 M€ then
+13M€)
? Support 150 sales representatives on overall SAP porfolio
? Run sales programs to engage dormant & net new customers (+6% over-achievement on a 31 M€ target)

01/2015 - 03/2016
head of Global IT Profit Center Director
Insurance & IT
? Responsible for P&L, grew margin by 6% despite tough external competition
? Delivered 30 M€ turnover
? Led pre-sales, business development, sales, consulting services, project delivery, IT factories (330 FTE)

01/2012 - 12/2014
Head of Business Applications, Head of IT Projects France & Deputy CIO
? Responsible for 15 M€ OPEX, 15 M€ CAPEX,€ OPEX, 15 M€ CAPEX, 225 staff headed
? Delivered IT services for all lines of businessfor all lines of business in a competitive environment
? Set-up agility, product ownership, featurduct ownership, features teams, new enterprise architecture

01/2007 - 12/2011
Head of IT Solutions, Head of Business Projects & Global IT Shared Services Center Director
? Managed 100+ consultants (businessconsultants (business & IT experts) delivering services on 100 solutions
? Served SMEs & large companiesSMEs & large companies: 7 brands & 10 000 users globally
? Delivered IT projects & IT servicesIT projects & IT services in a competitive environment for all businesses

01/2006 - 01/2007
IT Group Program Director
? Secured top10 LVMH IT projectsLVMH IT projects worldwide
? Coached project managers & supportedsupported CIOs
? Set-up synergies accross brandsbrands & across 20 IT divisions

01/1992 - 01/1998
Applications Domain Manager & IT Project Director
? Responsible for 20 business criticalbusiness critical IT solutions with a 30 staff

01/1985 - 12/1991
Artificial Intelligence Developer
eveloper
? Delivered a software which was alsowhich was also sold externally by Dassault Systèmes

01/1990 - 03/1991
Head of Press Review
? Newsletter issued weekly duringuring my civilian scientific military service

Time and spatial flexibility

France near Paris
France overall
EMEA
worldwide

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