Pascal is a shareholder and a Senior Business Adviser to Advisory & Turnaround (A&T) since 01/2013. He is in charge of Business Development and also coordinates all the resources of the company. He brings 21 years of prior experience with leading corporations and 11 years managing his own consultancy and investment business.
He has acquired specialist skills in Strategic Business Planning, Value Management, Finance, Performance Improvement, Restructuring, Change Management , M&A, Commercial Due Diligence, Post-Merger Integration . He had large regional P&L responsibilities during 11+ years in FTSE 50 / NYSE listed multinational tobacco company and 10 years of finance responsibilities in both FMCG and transformation industry.
Since 2007, Pascal has been managing investments on his own account leveraging his extensive experience and know-how in value management.
Prior to this, he worked 17 years at Gallaher Group Plc (now Japan Tobacco) where he joined the France-Benelux-Switzerland subsidiary as Financial Controller (5 years) and then General Manager (5 years). He then took larger regional responsibilities as Vice-President Northern Europe (1 year) prior to becoming Managing Director Western Europe (6 years). In parallel to managing sales & marketing entities internationally, Pascal participated to over 20 M&A projects, led 2 major acquisitions and 2 major post-merger integrations like the tobacco division of the ex-national monopoly Austria Tabak and sat on the Board of a JV with RJ.Reynolds Tobacco.
Prior to Gallaher, he started his career at Wavin (Shell Group) and ended-up Divisional Financial Controller after holding various finance functions including an additional interim of 1 year as Head of Logistics.
Pascal graduated from Sup De Co in 1985. He holds a MBA with a specialization in finance and control. He is an alumnus of Insead having completed – among others – the International Marketing Program in 1999 and the Advanced Management Program in 2001. Pascal is also a certified NLP Practitioner (Neuro Linguistic Programming) since 1997.
French national, Pascal is married with 2 children. He is fluent in English & Spanish and speaks basic German and Dutch.