Our team

Yvan Salamon
President & Founder
Yvan Salamon
President & Founder
Yvan Salamon has spent over 20 years managing and being directly involved in projects to optimize operations performance (costs, cash flow), manufacturing, and logistics strategies in the Manufacturing and Retail sectors. Prior to founding the Argon Group, Yvan was a board member at Hays Logistics Group (Kuehne & Nagel), where he was responsible for methods and organization. Before that, he worked at CGC as Plant Manager and at Mars & Co in strategic consulting. Yvan is a graduate of Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, France.
Fabrice Bonneau
Vice President
Fabrice Bonneau
Vice President
Fabrice Bonneau has more than 20 years' experience in performance improvement (cost-cutting, inventory reduction, service improvement), and supply chain transformation projects, in the Manufacturing and Retail sectors. He has also managed operational strategy (supply chain governance and organization, service strategy, manufacturing and logistics blueprint) and IT blueprint projects. Prior to joining Argon Consulting, Fabrice was a board member at Capgemini Consulting, where he was head of the Manufacturing, Distribution & Retail practice. Before that, he co-founded PEA Consulting. He is a graduate of Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, France, and holds an “Aggrégation“ in Mathematics. He is also President of the Department of Industrial Engineering at Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, France.
Bertrand Allard
Partner
Bertrand Allard
Partner
Bertrand Allard has 20 years' experience in finance and support functions performance improvement. He has led many global transformation programs, mainly in Oil & Gas, Utilities, Services, Aerospace & Defense, and Telecommunications. His areas of expertise include shared services implementation and optimization, business process outsourcing, support functions transformation following acquisition or divestiture/carve-out, business process improvement of finance and administrative processes, and competitiveness programs with a focus on SG&A reduction and performance management. Before joining Argon Consulting, Bertrand Allard was Vice-President at Capgemini Consulting where he led the Finance Transformation and Shared Services practice. Bertrand holds an MBA from Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK.
Laurent de Bourmont
Partner
Laurent de Bourmont
Partner
Laurent de Bourmont has over 20 years' experience managing go-to-market and supply chain optimization projects in industrial environments (Consumer Goods, Textiles, Luxury Goods) and in the Retail sector (supermarket chains, specialized stores, and e-commerce). Before joining Argon Consulting, Laurent was a partner at BearingPoint in the Retail & Consumer Goods team. He is a graduate of Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Paris, France, and Sciences-Po Paris, France.
Fabrice Corbière
Partner
Fabrice Corbière
Partner
Fabrice Corbière has over 20 years' experience in Supply Chain consulting for the Aerospace, Automotive, Life Sciences, Consumer Goods, and Luxury Goods sectors. He manages transformation projects from the strategic definition phase to the support phase, in areas including supply chain governance, cash flow/inventory/capacity planning, manufacturing and logistics blueprint, and logistics performance optimization. Before joining Argon Consulting, Fabrice was a Partner at PEA Consulting and then at Capgemini Consulting, where he was responsible for the Supply Chain practice. He is a graduate of École Centrale Paris, France.
Christophe Durcudoy
Partner
Christophe Durcudoy
Partner
With nearly 20 years' experience of procurement transformation and competitive advantage projects in complex environments (including turnaround, reorganization, preparation for merger, integration), Christophe Durcudoy is a true specialist. Christophe has worked in a number of industries, including Aerospace, Defence, Manufacturing, Consumer Goods, and Luxury Goods. His competitiveness strategy expertise covers procurement strategy, procurement cost-cutting plans, low-cost country development strategy, make or buy, organizational overhaul, and co-development with strategic suppliers. Before joining Argon Consulting, Christophe was a Manager at Capgemini Consulting, where he consulted on procurement projects. He is as graduate of Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Paris, France.
Nicolas Gellé
Partner
Nicolas Gellé
Partner
Nicolas Gellé has over 20 years' experience in supply chain and logistics consulting. He manages supply chain transformation plans, performance plans (cost-cutting, working capital requirement improvement), and outsourcing projects in the Consumer Goods, Retail, Services, and Luxury Goods sectors. Before joining Argon Consulting, Nicolas was responsible for manufacturing at Valtech Axelboss, which he co-founded. Previously, he worked at Moulinex as Supply Chain Director, and at Ouroumoff and CSC Peat Marwick. He is a graduate of École Centrale de Lille, France.
Jean-François Laget
Partner
Jean-François Laget
Partner
With more than 20 years' consulting experience, Jean-François Laget is an expert in competitive advantage programs, with a focus on the performance of the operations chain, in the Manufacturing, Life Sciences, and Luxury Goods sectors. Prior to joining Argon Consulting, Jean-François was in charge of the Industry & Life Sciences sector at Capgemini Consulting, where he was also a member of the Board of Directors. Before that, he co-founded Hemeria, a consulting firm specializing in operations performance, which later merged with Oliver Wyman. He is a graduate of Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace and holds an MBA from École des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Paris, France.
Guilhem Lavabre
Partner
Guilhem Lavabre
Partner
Guilhem is a Strategic Sourcing & Procurement expert, combining the experience of operational management positions such as CPO of international corporations in both the Service and Manufacturing industries (e.g. Bureau Veritas, Alstom Transport) with consulting experience firstly in France with KPMG Peat Marwick, and then as the founding partner of Masai in the UK, before setting up K Consulting, a London-based consultancy specializing in Procurement and Operations. Guilhem has sold and delivered a number of projects to clients in both the private and public sectors, on both sides of the Channel. His style reflects his own experience, devising and delivering transformation projects on the basis of hands-on, results-driven initiatives implemented in close co-operation with his clients’ teams. A member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply, Guilhem has an MSc in Mechanical Engineering and a post-graduate degree from the Institut du Management de l’Achat Industriel in Bordeaux, France.
Patrick Legris
Partner
Patrick Legris
Partner
Having worked as a consultant for almost 20 years, Patrick Legris has developed strong expertise in supply chain and operations optimization for international companies. He has developed and implemented a number of significant performance improvement projects in the Manufacturing and Energy sectors. He has also managed major transformation projects, including industrial strategy, reorganization and merger/integration projects. Before joining Argon, Patrick was Principal, specializing in industry, at Capgemini Consulting. He is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and Agro ParisTech, France.
Thierry Lucas
Partner
Thierry Lucas
Partner
Thierry Lucas has almost 20 years' experience in supply chain and manufacturing consultancy in international environments, in the Aerospace, Automotive, Manufacturing, and Luxury Goods sectors. He manages transformation projects from the diagnostic and target identification phases through to their implementation across all supply chain processes (forecasts, S&OP, DRP, deployment, production masterplan, scheduling, supplier performance, and manufacturing and logistics performance). Prior to joining Argon Consulting, Thierry was a Director at PEA Consulting, then at Capgemini Consulting. He is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and Agro ParisTech, France.
Pierre-Fabrice Storino
Partner
Pierre-Fabrice Storino
Partner
Pierre-Fabrice Storino has a 15-year experience in Supply Chain, Marketing and Retail in the Luxury Goods sector. He led several pioneering projects in the Internet-of-Things area. Within Argon, he owns the « Connected Operations » offer and helps the clients to bring the digital revolution into Supply Chain, Industrial and Logistics organizations. Prior to joining Argon, Pierre-Fabrice Storino was successively Supply Chain Director then Men & Travel Marketing Director at Louis Vuitton within LVMH group. Pierre-Fabrice Storino graduated from Ecole polytechnique and Télécom ParisTech, France.
Aldric Vignon
Partner
Aldric Vignon
Partner
Aldric Vignon has, after nearly 20 years of experience, a unique know-how around Procurement transformation and the impact of the digital wave on Procurement organisation and on the suppliers’ network. Aldric has worked for many industries such as Automotive, Building & Construction, Aerospace, Defence, Services and B2B Distribution. On top of procurement levers - category strategy and management, supplier development, organisation agility, process redesign - Aldric has developed a strong expertise around the new procurement models introduced by the digital revolution. Before joining Argon Consulting, Aldric was procurement & sourcing manager for SAGEM, then Business Manager at Masaï, a consultancy dedicated to cost improvement programmes, and was the head of the Procurement Improvement Practice of BravoSolution. Aldric is a graduate from Ecole Polytechnique and from Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées, France
Elise Blanc
Director
Elise Blanc
Director
For more than 15 years, Elise Blanc has been responsible for major transformation programs in different companies, including Schlumberger and Socotec, as well as being a Consultant in change and transformation in various sectors such as Industry, Aeronautics, Banking, and Insurance. Through holistic approaches, she knows how to take management committees as well as the whole organization on a transformation journey. She boosts change in an organization in an effective and painfree manner for individuals and teams. Having specialized in behavioral economics and organizational design, Elise supports her clients in the design and implementation of major change programs. Elise holds a Masters degree in Economics and an Executive MBA from ESSEC, France.
Vincent Brugère
Director
Vincent Brugère
Director
Vincent Brugère has 20 years of professional experience in Supply Chain, with a career spanning both consulting and operational experience. He has led numerous projects to transform and improve supply chains, in both Distribution and Manufacturing contexts. Prior to joining Argon Consulting, Vincent Brugère started as a Supply Chain Consultant at PEA Consulting and BearingPoint, and then held several positions at Saint-Gobain, firstly as a Supply Chain Director and a Development Director in a distribution business, and then as a Supply Chain Director in an industrial subcompany. Vincent Brugère is a graduate of Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, France.
Cyril Capello
Director
Cyril Capello
Director
Cyril Capello has over 10 years' experience in the transformation of support functions, with a focus on Finance. He led numerous reorganization projects for global as well as medium-sized companies from various industries such as Oil & Gas, Services, Aerospace & Defence, and Life Sciences. Cyril is an expert in several aspects of competitiveness and performance including SG&A optimization, organization redesign, post merger integration, shared services, outsourcing, and process optimization. Prior to joining Argon Consulting, Cyril was a Principal at Capgemini Consulting. Cyril is a graduate of Università Bocconi, Milan, Italy, and Sciences Po, Paris, France, where he currently officiates as an associate professor.
Frédéric Chapuis
Director
Frédéric Chapuis
Director
Frederic has 20 years' experience in finance and support functions performance improvement. Frederic developed operational experience during his time as Director of Transformation within the Lagardère Active Group in addition to a solid consulting experience within Capgemini Consulting. Frederic has built up a recognized expertise in supporting corporates in the selection, design and implementation of Finance ERPs and Business Intelligence solutions. Frederic has advised large international corporates in the Industry and Service sectors. He is a graduate of the Universities of Grenoble and Glasgow.
Luigi Cirillo
Director
Luigi Cirillo
Director
Luigi Cirillo has over 15 years' experience in supply chain transformation projects, in the Automotive, Life Sciences, Consumer Goods, and Luxury Goods sectors. Luigi is a supply chain planning expert (forecasts, S&OP, DRP, deployment, production masterplan, scheduling, inventory management) who works on projects from the diagnostic phase, right through to their implementation. Before joining Argon Consulting, he was a Manager at Capgemini Consulting. He is a graduate of LUISS Business School, Italy.
Sabine Cousin
Director
Sabine Cousin
Director
Sabine Cousin has 20 years' experience in Change Management with a holistic approach engaging organizations, people, and management. Sabine has led many transformation programs in international settings in Aeronautics, Software, and Transport. With innovative approaches, she engages leadership teams and organizations as well as individuals and teams. Before joining Argon Consulting, Sabine held HR Director positions in a SAP subsidiary and OFAJ. In 2014 she joined a French consulting firm pure player in Change Management. Sabine oversees the Change Management offer at Argon Consulting. She holds a law degree from the University of Heidelberg, Germany.
François Durieux
Director
François Durieux
Director
François Durieux has over 10 years' experience in supply chain consultancy. He works in the areas of supply chain planning (S&OP, production masterplan, DRP, scheduling, and inventory management) and manufacturing (lean system, quality system, performance improvement), in the Aerospace, Capital Goods, and Consumer Goods sectors. Prior to joining Argon Consulting, François was Head of Planning, EHS and Continuous Progress on a Pechiney site, then Manager at BearingPoint. He is a graduate of École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, France, and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and APICS.
Eric Elkouby
Director
Eric Elkouby
Director
Over the last 15 years, Eric Elkouby has developed strong expertise in purchasing optimization and cost reduction. He has led several competitiveness plans in the Industry, Services, and Luxury Goods sectors. He has supported clients in sourcing strategies optimization, assortment building, and product development optimization, especially in the Retail sector. Eric Elkouby was a Manager at Capgemini Consulting before joining Argon Consulting in 2012. Eric is an Engineering graduate of INP Grenoble, France and has a Masters degree from Paris Dauphine University, France.
Isabelle Hautant
Director
Isabelle Hautant
Director
Isabelle Hautant has over 15 years' experience in consultancy and operational positions. Isabelle has developed expertise in the supply chain and logistics fields through managing numerous performance improvement projects in the Manufacturing, Consumer Goods, Textiles, and Retail sectors. Prior to joining Argon Consulting, Isabelle worked in the Methods Department at Hays Logistics (Kuehne et Nagel). She is a graduate of Arts et Métiers ParisTech, France.
Alexis Leturcq
Director
Alexis Leturcq
Director
Alexis Leturcq has spent over 20 years managing transformation projects in the Energy sector. These have included the opening of the market to competition, the development of smart grids, energy transition, and regulatory developments. His expertise includes organizational overhaul, process transformation, and the harmonization of IT systems in business-critical areas. Alexis holds a PhD.
Mathieu de Nodrest
Director
Mathieu de Nodrest
Director
In 15 years as a Consultant, Mathieu de Nodrest has developed strong expertise in the fields of manufacturing and logistics strategy, supply chain planning, and logistics operations performance in the Automotive, Life Sciences, and Retail sectors. He has guided the Michelin group through a major transformation plan, from the preparation of entity service strategy, through to the implementation of new supply chain management processes and demand planning. Mathieu is a graduate of Mines ParisTech, France.
Arnaud Meunier
Director
Arnaud Meunier
Director
Having spent almost 20 years in consultancy, Arnaud Meunier has managed numerous transformation projects, addressing manufacturing, supply chain and maintenance problems, in the Defense, Rail, and Process sectors. Prior to joining Argon Consulting, he worked at Saint-Gobain in Manufacturing and R&D, then as a Consultant at Capgemini Consulting. Arnaud is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and Mines ParisTech, France.
Jean-Pierre Pellé
Director
Jean-Pierre Pellé
Director
Jean-Pierre Pellé has worked in consultancy for almost 20 years, on numerous competitive advantage, procurement performance, engineering efficiency, and programme management projects in the Manufacturing and Energy sectors. He has managed cost-cutting projects, the optimization of international organizations, the redefinition of procurement/supply processes, and engineering performance projects. Before joining Argon Consulting, Jean-Pierre was a Head Consultant specializing in procurement practice at Capgemini Consulting. He is a graduate of Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, Lyon, France.
Benoît de Saint Victor
Director
Benoît de Saint Victor
Director
In 12 years of experience in Supply Chain & Operations consultancy, Benoît de Saint Victor has built a strong expertise around Supply Chain Planning (forecasting, DRP, deployment, inventory management, S&OP, production planning), as well as on service offer and maintenance/MRO issues. He has worked for a wide range of clients from sectors including Automotive, Pharmaceutical, Agribusiness, Defense, Metalwork, and Transport, on both diagnostic & transformation projects. He is a graduate of Ecole Nationale des Ponts & Chaussées ParisTech, France.
Florian Saucias
Director
Florian Saucias
Director
Florian Saucias has more than 10 years of experience in supply chain consultancy. He has led important transformation programs with tangible results by combining business expertise (e.g. in PIC and PDP), advanced knowledge of different ERP systems (e.g. SAP and M3), and the implementation of disruptive approaches and processes (e.g. Argon Agile MRP). He has worked in various sectors including Aerospace, Life Sciences, Luxury Goods, and Automotive. He is a graduate of Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées, France.
Eric Thomann
Director
Eric Thomann
Director
Eric Thomann has almost 20 years' experience in the field of logistics and manufacturing performance, in the Automotive, Rail, and Consumer Goods sectors, as well as in Public Services. He has a strong focus on industrial performance diagnosis and monitoring (materials, workforce, line efficiency, etc). He is also an expert in optimizing logistics network and assisting contracting authorities in intra-logistics process automation projects, from the feasibility study phase, through to implementation support. Prior to joining Argon Consulting, Eric was Senior Manager at BearingPoint. He is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and Ponts et Chaussées, France.
Laure Van Effenterre
Director
Laure Van Effenterre
Director
Laure van Effenterre has more than 10 years of experience in Operations performance consultancy. She has led global transformation programs from strategy definition to implementation. She has developed strong expertise in target process, organization, and Information Systems design in Supply Chain (including stock management, forecasting, S&OP, DRP, deployment), Customer Service (including service strategy, customer contact management, after sales) and Logistics (including logistics network design, warehousing performance). She has worked in various sectors including Automotive, Energy, Life Sciences, Services, Distribution, and Textiles. She is a graduate of Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, France.