SPB strengthens its management team in order to accelerate its strategy on the international stage and in after-sale services

13/09/2018

Press release

Published by SPB

Jean-Marie Guian, Chairman of the Management Board, reveals today the new Executive Committee of the SPB Group, the European leader in affinity insurances and services. This team, composed of 8 members, will be tasked with the implementation of the development strategy, in particular on the international stage and in after-sale services.

In this capacity, Rémi Audoin and Romain Daufouy join the Executive Committee of the SPB Group, which is composed as follows:

  • Jean-Marie Guian – Chairman of the Management Board
  • François Commune – Member of the Management Board and Managing Director in charge of Finance and Alliances
  • Romuald Censier – Executive Vice-President - Sales and Marketing
  • Christelle Legrix – Executive Vice-President - Operations
  • Romain Daufouy – Executive Vice-President - International Units
  • Rémi Audoin – Executive Vice-President - Services, Chairman of the Management Board of Point Service Mobiles and Phone Service Center and Chairman of the Management Board of SPB Services
  • Jean-Christophe Boisseau – Executive Vice-President - Human Ressources
  • Estelle Rouchon – Executive Vice-President - Communications


Biographies of the members of the Executive Committee:

Jean-Marie GUIANJean-Marie Guian is the Chairman of the Management Board.
Jean-Marie Guian is a graduate of HEC business school and obtained a Community of European Management Schools Master in 1990. Following two years of voluntary work in Asia, he started his career in 1992 as an emerging markets trader at Société Générale (1992-1994). He joined SPB two years later to supervise quality control and has served as Finance Director (1996-1998) and Managing Director of the insurance business (1998-2000). He has chaired the SPB SA Management Board since 15 December 2000.

François COMMUNEFrançois Commune is Managing Director, Finance and Alliances, and has been a member of the Management Board and Executive Committee of the SPB Group since 2006.
A graduate of ESCP and with an MBA from Cranfield University in the UK, François Commune started his career at the French subsidiary of the Hoechst Group as treasurer then central controller between 1980 and 1987. He went on to co-found the Pillet & Associés consultancy, where he was senior consultant from 1987 to 1991. He then became Deputy Finance Director at Fiat France from 1991 to 1997, and then at the Europe Assistance Group from 1998 to 2000 where he was appointed to the position of Deputy Managing between 2001 until 2006.

Romuald CENSIERRomuald Censier has been EVP Sales and Marketing of SPB Group since July 2018.
Graduated of ISC Paris, Romuald Censier began his career in 1997 as Development Manager in the Banking field for RSA/Quintess. In 2001, he co-created a start-up specialized in transport field, laureate of the Jacques Douce competition before becoming IT Consultant for Accedo in 2005. From 2005 to 2007, he was in charge of the establishment of Dr. Web in France and Switzerland. He joined the SPB Group in 2007 as a Key Account Manager, took care of the sales development in the telecom sector and contributed to develop the expertise of SPB in the digital marketing. Over time, he has developed the key account portfolio in the retail and e-commerce sectors.

Christelle LEGRIXChristelle Legrix has been EVP of the SPB Group since 2010 and in charge of Operations since July 2018.
Graduated of Institut Commercial de Nancy and of a MBA with a specialisation in management and finance (Pennsylvania), Christelle Legrix began her career in retail sector. She joined SPB in 1999 to manage brokerage cash flows. In 2002, she joined the Insurance Services Department where she took the responsibility of the telecom and retail activities. In 2007, Christelle Legrix joined the management team in order to set up the Group’s audit department. She was appointed EVP Insurance Services in 2010.

Romain DAUFOUYRomain Daufouy has been EVP International Units of the SPB Group since September 2018.
Holder of a Bachelor in Business Management and Marketing and of an Executive MBA in Strategy, Finance, Organization and Risk Management, Romain Daufouy began his career in 2002 at Nortel, a telecom equipment manufacturer, as Sales Manager. In 2003, he joined, as the same position, T&T Consulting. In 2006, he joined Ausy, the European leader in high-tech consulting and engineering, as Sales Director. In 2007, he became Key Account Director at BT Global Services, an international subsidiary of the British Telecom Group. From 2011, Romain Daufouy joined Telefonica, first as Sales Director, then as Director of the Asia & Pacific area and finally as Director of the Northern Europe & Russia area. He joined the SPB Group in September 2018.

Remi AUDOINRémi Audoin has been EVP in charge of Services, Chairman of the Management Board of Point Service Mobiles and Phone Service Center and Chairman of the Management Board of SPB Services and has been a member of the Executive Committee of the SPB Group since July 2018.
Gratuated of a Master’s degree in Marketing and Strategy from the European Business School, Rémi Audoin began his career in 1989 and held various positions in marketing, purchasing and after-sales services in companies such as Thomson Multimedia and Darty. In 2001, Rémi Audoin was appointed managing director of The Phone House France. In 2008, he joined Best Buy Mobile Canada as Vice President. In 2010, he became Managing Director of The Phone House Belgium and was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in 2012. He left The Phone House Belgium in 2016 and became Managing Director of Hailo / My Taxi France and Switzerland (VTC service). Then he joined Point Service Mobiles and Phone Service Center in May 2017 as a consultant.

Jean-Christophe BOISSEAUJean-Christophe Boisseau has been EVP Human Resources of the SPB Group since 2014.
Jean-Christophe Boisseau prepared for the École Nationale d’Administration at the Institut d’Études Politiques in Paris and graduated from the Institut d’Études Politiques in Aix-en-Provence. He started his professional career as major account sales manager at Xerox in 1989 and went on to the service subsidiary as Director of Research and Projects in 1993. Four years later, he was promoted Director of Human Resources and Legal Services. He moved to the insurer Alico (AIG Group) in 2000 as Director of Human Resources for France and Western Europe. Following the MetLife takeover of Alico, he was appointed Secretary General Responsible for Human Resources in France and Morocco. He joined the SPB Group in 2014.

Estelle ROUCHONEstelle Rouchon has been EVP in charge of Communications of the SPB Group since September 2018
Graduated of the Institut d’Études Politiques in Lyon and in communications (Sciences Com’ Audencia), Estelle Rouchon began her career in 1996 at Amadeus France (subsidiary of Air France) within the Communications department. From 1999 to 2006, she continued her career in communications agencies at Actus Finance, then at I&E (now Burson-Marsteller I&E). In 2006, she joined Aviva France as Head of press and was promoted Head of external relations in 2009. She joined the SPB Group in 2012 as Communications Director.

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