Nelly Rasse


CEO – International Development Controlling


  • International Development (Market enrty and growth, integration post M&A ,Subsidiary setting-up or restructuring.
  •  International Controlling (Financial Control, Credit Management, Business Process Modeling,  Reporting)
  • Designing and Management of technical assistance programs ( ( UN, EU…)

Specific assets:

  • 10 years field experience as an entrepreneur :SME Creation, Management and Restructuring ( France and abroad)
  • 20 years experience in international Project Management and Controlling
  • Change management in crisis situation ( France and abroad)
  •  International Education ( France, USA) – Certified PRINCE 2 Practitioner  – SAP FI /CO

Business Sectors : Real Estate, Transportation, Consulting, Health, International organisations, NGO

Languages : French( Mother tongue), English (Fluent), German ( Fluent), Russian ( Intermediate), Spanish ( basics)

Countries : Switzerland, Ukraine, Slovak Republic, USA,



Export – Import – International Development

Skills :

  • International Development  – Managed prospecting missions in foreign countries: prospects research, arrangement of B2B meetings, sales network development
  • Cross-cultural negotiation in acquisitions, joint-ventures, partnerships contexts
  • Strategy consulting
  • Training in cross-cultural management and country-specific approach: best practices of cross-cultural communication in business relations
  • Managing Director of a wine-import company in Poland

Specific assets

  • 18 years field experience as export development managing in differents french companies
  •  7 years experience in international  Business assessment and development, prospecting in Eastern and Central Europe countries, Strategy consulting
  • Market research specialized in consumer staples and luxury

Business Sectors : consumer staples and foods, wines, luxury. Transition and economies of scale/ budget savings / stress management

Languages : Polish( Mother tongue), French (Bilingual), German ( Fluent), Russian ( Fluent), English ( basics)

Countries :  Germany, Poland, Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, …

Photo Gérard Gauthier


Industrial  BU  General Management 


  • International Development  (Markets, Purchasing…)
  • Restructuring experience and  focused  on  operational  results ( gross margin enhanced)
  • Launching of production plant (green field and brown field) in low cost countries
  • JV and alliance achievements
  • Intercultural  Management


  • 27 years experience in international groups  – Valeo and Hutchinson (French), Freudenberg (German), PPG (USA) : Markets and Sales development,  BU General Management, Purchasing development  ( 1982 – 2009)
  • 7 years experience in  Total  Major energy group  : Purchasing  and Internal Consulting (Anti Bribery Compliance)  (2009 – 2016)
  • 4 years experience in  Trailor  Containers  company : Product s development and Sales  for Africa,  Project Manager  for a innovation  container  (1978— 1982)

Business Sectors : Automotive Equipment  Industries,  Petrol ,  Containers

Countries : France, Eastern Europe  (Poland, Romania)  and South America (Argentina , Brazil)  as  BU  General Manager

Sourcing in India,  JV development  in Japan,  Partner development  in USA,  Mission in Nigeria

Languages : French( Mother tongue), English ,  Spanish

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Christophe AUVRAY

CEO  SMB – Start up – Business Unit


  • Entrepreneurship since 30 years (founding, Business development, build up, sales out , LBO management with VC)
  • Leasing expert
  • Restructuring specialist
  • Leadership , focused on actions and achievements – “hands on”


  • Founder & CEO Plios : Consulting & Interim manager since 2001
  • President – Holding Lease France 2013 – 2015
  • CEO DFI Lease 1999 – 2009
  • CFO south Europe Fujitsu’s subsidiary 1997 – 1998
  • Country Manager Safetynet 1996 – 1997
  • Founder & CEO LOCFI SA – PROLEASE SA – MDL 1987 – 1996
  • Sales rep IBM France 1984 – 1987

Business sectors : IT, Leasing-Finance, Real Estate

Countries : France, business travels (USA, UK, Germany, Spain, Portugal)

Languages : French (native), English (fluent), German (intermediate)

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