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 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.

Isabelle André

Media and Trade Shows Brands - Managing Director

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.

Jean-Baptiste Alline

Media and Retail Trade Shows, Insurance & Finance - Managing Director

Jean-Baptiste joined Infopro Digital in 2005. He has held a variety of positions within the group (marketing, subscription products). He is in charge of the Retail and Insurance & Finance business units.
Before joining Infopro Digital, he began his career as a Research Assistant within the French financial news and information group, AGEFI.

Jean-Baptiste is a graduate of Sciences Po Lyon (Economics and Finance) and holds a Master’s degree in Media from the University of London.

Stéphane Deplus

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.

Nathalie Grosdidier

Industrial Trade Shows - Managing Director

Nathalie joined Infopro Digital in 2005 during the acquisition of Idice, where she was the General Manager for Tradeshows. In 2011, she took over the global management of our Industrial Tradeshows business, and is responsible for a global team delivering around thirty international tradeshows a year.

Nathalie has a post-graduate degree in international trade.

Laurent Horwitz

Marketplaces & Data - Managing Director

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.

Céline Infeld

Insight Group – Managing Director

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, 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).

Patrice Morard

Public Sector and Construction, Software and Data - Managing Director

Patrice joined Infopro in 2014. Ex-director of the software department at Groupe Moniteur, he is now in charge of software dedicated to our public sector and construction communities. Patrice has previously held different management positions at Hubwoo and Spie Batignolles.

Patrice is a graduate of HEC Paris.

Jean-Michel Poissonnier

Automative Aftermarket, Software and Data - Managing Director

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.

Sandrine Rampont

Growth & Development - Managing Director

Sandrine joined Infopro Digital in 2007. She has coordinated various media and trade show business units in the group (Retail, Insurance & Finance and Construction), as well as working in events, training and publishing.
She previously worked as managing director in professional information training, publishing and press activities at Rencontres d’Affaires and for Reed Elsevier (now part of the RELX Group).

Sandrine is a graduate of KEDGE Business School and HES Amsterdam.

Manon Rossetti

Training, Markets, Publishing and Events - Managing Director

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.

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.

Elisabeth Shemtov

Construction Media - Managing Director

Elisabeth joined the group in 2017. She leads the group’s activities related to the construction sector. Before joining Infopro Digital, Elisabeth previously worked as Chief Executive Officer of Éditions WEKA and Deputy CEO for APEC (public sector careers and employment agency for executives), as well as holding management positions within the JCDecaux and Total groups.

Elisabeth is a graduate of Harvard Business School and ESCP Europe.