Infopro Digital turning information into performance

A team of entrepreneurs

Christophe Czajka

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.

Julien Elmaleh

Chief Executive Officer

Julien Elmaleh is CEO of the Infopro Digital Group and has held the position since 2014.

He joined the group in early 2010 after having worked for 10 years at Rothschild & Co in their New York and Paris offices and at Numericable. Julien started his collaboration with the Infopro Digital Group in 2007 by participating in several external growth operations.

Julien is a graduate of ESCP Business School.

Séverine Bersauter

Chief Financial Officer

Séverine Bersauter joined the Infopro Digital Group as Chief Financial Officer in 2021.

Séverine began her career in Auditing at Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young, before successful periods as Chief Financial Officer for Comexposium and Biogroup respectively.

Séverine is a graduate of ESCP Business School.

Isabelle André

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.

Nathalie Curvat

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.

Sajid Fayyaz

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.

Sven Hohmann

Project leads

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 project leads worldwide and the product leads in the DACH region.

Sven holds a degree from Technical University of Darmstadt.

Laurent Horwitz

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 and webinars platforms (Companeo, L’Expo Permanente, Bedouk, Batiproduits, Webikeo …) and databases (Infopro Data).

Laurent is a graduate of ESSEC Business School.

Laurent Leenhardt

Specialised Software & Data

Laurent Leenhardt joined the Infopro Digital Group in 2021 to lead the group’s software activity.

Laurent has more than thirty years of experience in the world of software publishing, notably at Cartesis, Business Object and SAP, where he was responsible for a large portfolio of solutions within the management committee. Laurent was previously Software Managing Director at GFI and responsible for ERP offers at Cegid.

Laurent is a graduate of Inseec Paris.

David Pagliaro

Risk Global

David joined Infopro Digital in 2018. David oversees Infopro Digital’s information services for financial, risk, insurance and financial technology specialists in the United Kingdom, the United States and Hong Kong. Operating in high-growth markets, the brands include Risk.net, Insurance Post, Insurance Age, Chartis, Waterstechnology, Central Banking and FX Week. David previously was EMEA regional head at State Street Global Exchange. Earlier, over ten years at S&P Global, he held a series of executive leadership roles.

David has an MBA from London Business School.

Céline Ruat

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.

Régis Sandrin

Automotive Software & Data

Régis Sandrin joined the Infopro Digital Group in 2021 to lead the automotive division.

With twenty years of experience in the automotive industry, Régis was previously CEO of Germany & Central Europe and member of executive board for Akka Technologies. He had previously held several international positions within the Valeo Group.

Régis graduated from Ecole des Mines de Douai.