A team of entrepreneurs
Founder and Executive Chairman
Christophe is the founder of Infopro Digital. Responsible for strategy and growth. Before founding Infopro in 2001, Christophe was at Bertelsmann Springer where he managed business news activities and was a member of the executive committee. He has significant experience in the management and acquisition of business-to-business information companies. After starting his career as a consultant at Bain & Co., he also worked at Crédit Commercial de France in Hong-Kong.
Christophe is a graduate of Harvard Business School and HEC Paris.
Chief Executive Officer
Julien started working with Infopro Digital in 2007 during the acquisition of a majority stake by APAX and the acquisition of GISI (including L’Usine Nouvelle and LSA). He joined Infopro Digital in 2010 to lead acquisitive growth strategy and manage our brands in the Industrials market. He was named Chief Executive Officer of the group in 2014. Before joining Infopro Digital, Julien was Chief Financial Officer at Numericable and spent 10 years at Rothschild & Co in Paris and New York.
Julien is a graduate of ESCP Europe.
Media and Trade Shows Brands
Isabelle joined Infopro Digital in 2016. She leads all the group’s activities related to as well as trade shows related to local authorities, insurance/finance and industrial brands. She is also in charge of Employement (Public and Private), Toute La Franchise and the Voiron offices. Isabelle previously spent three years as Chief Executive Officer of Le Monde Interactif and Chief Digital Officer at Le Monde group.
Isabelle is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris.
Growth & Development, Softwares and Project Leads France and Benelux
Romain started working with Infopro Digital in 2018. Prior to joining, he was Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting. He leads the Growth & Development team, and is also responsible for the Public sector and Construction software and database divisions in France and Benelux.
Romain is a graduate of ESSEC Business School.
Chief Financial Officer
Stéphane joined Infopro Digital in 2003. He is responsible for the financial and tax management of the Group. He has led multiple acquisitions and supported the refinancing. He previously spent six years at Carnaud Metalbox Group where he led several projects in the Finance department.
Stéphane is a graduate of Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Bordeaux.
Chief Technical Officer
Sajid joined Infopro Digital in 2007. He started his professional career in the Lagardère Group and worked in several start-ups over seven years before joining Infopro Digital. Sajid has held several positions within Infopro Digital and currently heads up all of our Internal Technology, Infrastructure and Digital Development teams.
Sajid graduated from the University of Paris-Sud.
Industrial Trade Shows
Nathalie joined Infopro Digital in 2005 during the acquisition of Idice, where she was the General Manager for Trade shows. In 2011, she took over the global management of our Industrial Trade shows business, and is responsible for a global team delivering around thirty international trade shows a year.
Nathalie has a post-graduate degree in international trade.
Project Leads Austria, Germany, Switzerland
Sven started working with the Group in 2018 when DOCUgroup joined Infopro Digital. He has previously held different senior management positions at Bertelsmann Arvato, a global B2B service provider. He is in charge of the German and Austrian construction lead business.
Sven holds a degree from Technical University of Darmstadt.
Marketplaces & Data
Laurent started working with the group in 2018 when Companeo, a company he co-founded and managed, joined Infopro Digital. He is in charge of lead platforms (Companeo, L’Expo Permanente, Bedouk, Batiproduits …), databases (Infopro Data) and the research institute B2B Intelligence.
Laurent is a graduate of ESSEC Business School.
Celine joined Incisive Media in 2007 with responsibility for corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions. She worked as Managing Director of the global marketing, product and subscriptions teams until January 2016, when she became the Managing Director of across the Insight group (portfolio of brands including Risk.net, InsurancePost, Waterstechnology, Chartis, Central Banking and FX Week). Infopro Digital acquired the Insight portfolio in March 2017. Previously, Celine worked as a consultant in the strategy consulting firm L.E.K. Consulting.
Céline holds an MBA from INSEAD and a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
Automative Aftermarket, Software and Data
Jean-Michel joined Infopro Digital in 2002. He leads the Automotive Aftermarket division including ETAI. He has been involved in and integrated a number of acquisitions the Group has made since 2001. He previously worked as a Managing Director at Automatic Data Processing (ADP).
Jean-Michel holds a Master’s degree (MIAGE) from the Université de Lille.
Training, Markets, Publishing and Events
Manon joined Infopro Digital in 2010. She was previously in charge of digital activities in the Lefèbvre-Sarrut group and has held several top management positions (Events, Training and Publishing) at Reed Elsevier. She is responsible for Training, Markets, Publishing and Events.
Manon holds an Executive MBA from HEC Paris and is a graduate of ICN Business School.
Group Head of Human Resources
Céline joined the group in 2017. She is responsible for all HR issues within the group. Céline previously worked as Head of Human Resources for the NRJ Group, having also held HR and social law positions at Menarini Laboratories and Servair (Air France Group).
After studying law, Céline began her professional career at a legal firm.
Marketplace and Media Austria, Germany, Switzerland
Dirk started working with the Group in 2018 when DOCUgroup joined Infopro Digital. He is in charge of all construction product information and Media Businesses in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He previously worked at Heinze as Managing Director, had his own business for 10 years and held different positions at Bertelsmann.
Dirk is a graduate of University of St. Gallen.