France

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The ISG Personalmanagement-group with its headquarters in Vienna was founded in 1999 and is represented with subsidiaries in more than 30 countries within Europe and the Near East. With about 43 branch offices and 540 employees, the group is one of the leading HR-consulting companies in Central and Eastern Europe. Beyond this ISG has a world-wide network of co-operation partners at its disposal for successfully handling and completing even transcontinental projects.

As a full-service provider for all HR areas the ISG teams support clients in all economic sectors in both local and cross-border projects. The broad service portfolio comprises Executive Search, Search & Selection as well as Training and Development and provides innovative offers that are customized, with practical relevance, and are realized at an excellent performance-price ratio.

For working people as well as job seekers, the ISG-group makes interesting prospects available for their professional future – not only in their home country but also abroad. Registration on ISG’s career portal takes just 15 minutes, is free of charge, and opens the door to over 18.000 jobs in all sectors every year.

Staff

Meet the team behind France

David Gaussens

Executive Managing Partner

Expertise

Mr. Gaussens shows an excellent and unique knowledge of  the healthcare-, medical devices-, capital equipment and Health care-IT market in general.

From his  background perspective, David Gaussens is a health care management professional and has been operating in the French healthcare eco-system since more than 25 Years.

He holds a master studies in International Management, including tremendous Executive Trainings from Harvard University.

Mr. Gaussens possesses over 25 years of professional work experience during which he has had the opportunity to gain substantial healthcare experience in Commercial Sales & Marketing and in General Management. He is was acting as a General Manager and CEO for various major Players in the Healthcare Business. During his several professional assignments he could gain valuable experience in the Medical Device industry, e.g. at GE Healthcare – where he served as a General Manager for more than 12  years.

David Gaussens represents a high caliber Manager and Operational leader in the following business-segments:

Covered (Sub-)Industries:

  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Capital Equipment
  • Medical Imaging Equipment, Ultrasound, CT,  MRI Equipment
  • Healthcare IT, Digital Imaging & Radiology
  • Animal Health and Veterinary Medicine

Covered Functions:

  • General Management & CEO
  • Marketing Management
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Business Intelligence
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Pascal Gremaud, Ma.

Managing Partner

Expertise

Mr. Grémaud has an excellent knowledge of the healthcare sector, especially in the following sub-industry sectors: medical devices, medical imaging, radio-pharmacy and healthcare technology. As marketing & sales manager, Pascal Grémaud has been present on the French and EMEA healthcare market for more than 30 years. In academic terms, he holds several master’s degrees from IAE Paris – with a specialization in marketing and sales practices, and in marketing research.

In addition to his consulting and teaching activities, Pascal Grémaud is active in marketing-research activities at the Sorbonne Graduate School of Management where he acts as a subject matter expert in the field of: “Digital transformation and its impact on commercial organizations”.

Mr. Grémaud has more than 30 years of professional experience during which he has had the opportunity to gain considerable strategic and operational experience in the health care sector, in particular, in the areas of commercial sales and marketing, among main healthcare players in the French healthcare market.

During his several professional assignments, he has built a valuable experience in the medical device industry, for example at GE Healthcare and at Philips Healthcare – where he served as Marketing Manager for Molecular Imaging (EMEA) and where he successfully signed responsible for commercial excellence programmes for more than 10 years.

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Laurent Parmentier

Managing Partner

Expertise

Over the last 25 years, Mr. Parmentier has been demonstrating his impressive knowledge and    tremendous track-record in both – the Healthcare Industry and in the industrial Packaging world. He holds master studies in Strategic Commercial- and Marketing Management from Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP) in Paris.

Laurent Parmentier shows a solid background and work-experience in the broader Healthcare business, specifically in the commercial Sales and Marketing setting. In particular, he does possess of a very high knowledge of the European Dental environment and it’s large portfolio of products – from consumables and implants to capital Equipment and the latest Imaging and CAD/CAM-technologies.

During this long-term professional career, he was acting as a Senior Sales Professional and Manger of Sales and Marketing within the Dental and Medical Ecosystem. Particularly, he was in charge of Strategic Sales Planning & Management, Change Management and organisational restructuring topics and also supported mergers of local company acquisitions and synergies between Dental companies. Furthermore, he successfully signed responsible for diverse European projects such as EMEA products launches / go-to-market plans and after-sales services.

Over the very last 12 years, Mr. Parmentier served at DANAHER Corporation as Commercial Director France of KaVo Kerr Dental.

At the ISG-Group, and herewith especially within the sector-group Healthworld, he will concentrate on recruitment-projects related to the following functional areas: Commercial Sales & Marketing, Transitions & Change Management, Strategic Planning, Sales Training / Sales & Marketing Strategy Management, Mergers & Company Organisations Management.

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Jérôme Pavier

Managing Partner

Expertise

Jerome Pavier brings along with him a top-level education in sciences, technology and business from ESSEC in Paris. Jerome Pavier is an experienced industry general manager with sales and marketing background. He acquired a specific strong 25y+ expertise of the healthcare sector, where he has been working in sub-industry segments like: medical equipment, consumables, pharmaceutical products, healthcare IT and services including solution selling and complex partnerships. He represents an executive manager with experience in large international companies, e.g. GE Healthcare, but he is also familiar with leading positions in SMEs (Pentax Medical France or Amersham Health Pharma) and start-ups where he served as board member. In the last two years Jerome founded and successfully managed his own consulting and transition management company, named “Market Access conseils”, where he helped French SME’s and start-up companies to develop their international enterprise activities and to enter the European market. As Managing Partner of ISG France, executive search & recruiting, he contributes to the development of the Healthcare franchise.

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Hugues Trousseau, Ma

Managing Partner

Expertise

Mr. Trousseau has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare market, specifically in marketing, communication, product management and project management. He also worked as a freelance consultant in digital marketing and communication for several healthcare companies.

By background, Hugues Trousseau, holds a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Lyon (France) and he successfully obtained an additional certification in Digital Marketing and Communication in the year 2016.

In the course of his +25 years-long professional career, Hugues was acting as Marketing and Communication Manager for international healthcare companies, e.g. at Carestream Healthcare, as well at innovative start-up companies where he developed his healthcare experience, especially in market analysis (e.g. quantification, segmentations, go to market), digital strategy (e.g. web, social media, e-mailings, content management, CRM), brand-management, event management, product management, training and project management.

Combining his passion for all related topics concerning the “digital” landscape and his knowledge of the healthcare market in general, Hugues decided to add his fantastic experience and enthusiasm to              the organizational structure of ISG-Healthworld, where he started as a “Managing Partner France” in 2019.

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Didier Doucet, Mba

Managing Partner

Expertise

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND PROFESSIONNAL EXPERIENCE

  • Master in Business Administration
  • More than 20 years of experience in US-Medical Devices companies in Top-Management roles
  • Fluent in English

COUNTRY FOCUS

  • France

CLIENT FOCUS

  • Small, mid and large size companies
  • Local or international affiliates
  • Start-ups

BUSINESS FOCUS

  • Top management
  • Middle management
  • Technical specialists in finance, and operations
  • Sales and marketing
  • Ethics and compliance
  • Customer service
  • Tenders
  • Health economy
  • Regulatory

INDUSTRY FOCUS

  • Healthcare
  • Medical Devices

FUNCTIONAL COVERAGE

  • General Management
  • CFO-Assignments
  • COO-Assignments
  • BU-Director-Assignments
  • Commercial and Marketing
  • Business Development
  • Health Economics and Reimbursement
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Therapy & Application Specialists
  • Customer Service and Tenders
  • Positions in Controlling

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Having worked since more than 20 years for US companies in the medical devices industry (e.g. companies like: Stryker, Guidant, Abbott) in France, Benelux and in the UK, the added value of Didier DOUCET is coming from the diversity of his background which made him cover the key functions of a company.

This background has been built on large and multiple experiences in various company-ecosystems and functions, like in audit, finance, operations, HR, legal, tenders, marketing and commercial, P&L management.

During that time, he piloted teams and encouraged companies integration and faced challenging and changing environments. Beside of that, Didier Doucet developed a dynamic and strategic management structure and philosophy, launched innovations, built new activities – always bearing in mind respective solutions and results among all the missions he took.

Didier DOUCET holds a Master in Business Administration as well as a Finance and Accounting degree. He followed also the ABBOTT Global Leadership Program dedicated to General Management.

His latest assignment was Business Unit Director for the Abbott Interventional Cardiology division, the biggest division of Abbott Vascular.

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Julie Lemoisson, M.A.

Managing Partner

Expertise

Mrs. Lemoisson holds a Master degree in International Business from a recognized French business school. She started working in communication for a Ground Support Equipment company but soon switched to sales positions and executive search where she found more challenges.

Her professional and educational background enable her to master search and selection projects, including direct search. She also understands companies’ challenges and is really determined to help her clients with their recruitment needs. She has a sound knowledge of healthcare-, services- and industry- sectors having recruited engineers, doctors, pharmacists, sales operatives, IT and finance consultants for start-ups to large size companies.

Mrs. Lemoisson has a driven, dynamic and conscientious personality. She combined her passion for entrepreneurship and executive search by joining ISG-Group as a Managing Partner for France in 2019, where she is now mainly focusing on the cosmetics sector.

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