JULIE VERLINGUE JOINS ECONOCOM AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND INTERNATIONAL MANAGING DIRECTOR
Econocom finances and accelerates companies’ digital transformation. With 10,700 employees in 19 countries and revenue of €3 billion, Econocom has all the requisite abilities to ensure the successful implementation of large-scale digital projects: consulting, sourcing and technology management & financing of digital assets, infrastructure, application and business solution services, and project financing.
Econocom has adopted European company status (Societas Europaea). The Econocom Group share has been listed on Euronext Brussels since 1986. It is part of the BEL Mid and Family Business indices.
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Puteaux, 22 May 2018 – In the context of its new strategic plan, “e for excellence,” Econocom Group is delighted to announce the arrival of Julie Verlingue as International Managing Director and member of the Group’s Executive Board.
Julie Verlingue will be in charge of overseeing the development of Econocom Group’s international operations (18 countries including Italy, Spain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Northern & Eastern Europe and Canada, which represent 46% of the group’s revenue and more than 3,000 employees). As such, her main responsibility will be to continue and accelerate the group’s profitable growth trajectory, by driving the implementation of the “e for excellence” strategic plan, with a focus on excellence of delivery and customer experience.
Before joining Econocom, Julie Verlingue was a Partner at McKinsey & Company. Based at the firm’s Paris office, she spent 12 years advising clients – mainly in the financial sector – on their major transformation programmes and key strategic decisions, with a strong digital focus. She also spent three years supervising the recruitment activities for McKinsey in France, and was in charge of diversity and inclusion.
Julie is a graduate from ESSEC Business School in Paris and started off her career in the international consumer goods business.
“I’m honoured to join Econocom at this turning point in its history. Since I arrived, I’ve been impressed by the company’s major growth potential and talented staff. I am confident that, together with the country managers and their teams, we shall start a new phase of development for the company, while meeting our objectives in terms of profitability, delivery excellence and customer satisfaction,” said Julie Verlingue, new International Executive Director.
“I’m delighted to have Julie with me to manage the group’s international operations. Her professional experience in large-scale transformations and operational excellence will be a major asset, particularly for developing the potential of the international teams. I fully trust her ability to lead our international teams successfully through the implementation of our ambitions” added Robert Bouchard, CEO of Econocom.