Reignite Business Performance for Competitive Edge - From Vision to Reality
Executive Briefing

7th April, 2011
15:45 - 21:00


Laurent Geoffroy
Vice President, Human Resources, Systems, Process and Information, Alcatel-Lucent

Based in Paris, Laurent Geoffroy is leading the Human Resources Transformation and is responsible for HR Systems, Processes and Information.

Prior to joining the HR domain, Laurent was head of Governance for Support functions and Business model.  This scope included transformation of end to end business processes in Finance, Procurement and Operations.

Laurent joined Alcatel-Lucent in 1997 and at that time had worldwide responsibilities in the Finance group for financial reporting and later became CFO for a start up business within the company.  Following that, Laurent has held the position of Deputy Vice President in Financial Communications where he managed activities related to the company shareholders.

Laurent then held the position of VP of Finance and Management control for Europe and South before specializing in transformation of support functions when Alcatel and Lucent merged.

Laurent professional career began at Price Waterhouse in various audit positions in Paris and Sydney locations.

Laurent holds a Masters in Business Administration (Sup de Co Amiens) and is a chartered accountant. He recently followed up the ESCP Entrepreneurial Boot Camp.

Andre Rampat

Andre Rampat

Partner, CorporateLeaders

André has a unique mix of experience and expertise in business transformation, association management, marketing and brand communication.

André has 7 years experience running professional networking associations in business transformation and is a co-founder of CorporateLeaders, the fastest growing independent professional network influencing business sustainability.
As a result Andre has unique access to the world’s leaders in the development, implementation and innovation of Business Transformation. Andre's network and relationships span both corporate practitioner/buyer, advisor and service provider communities of the sector.

André has been recognized as someone who provides reliable, factual insights to the issues confronting organisations faced with the challenges and complexities of business transformation in response to the shifting competitive environment.


Paul Swinscoe

Director of Sales and Marketing Europe,
Raytheon Professional Services

Paul Swinscoe is Director of Sales and Marketing Europe for Raytheon Professional Services LLC (RPS), a unit of Raytheon Company. Delivering more than eight million hours of custom training in 28 languages to learners in more than 70 countries each year, RPS is a global leader in training services and outsourcing. RPS improves clients’ business performance by redesigning how they train their employees, customers and partners; implementing their new training design; and managing their training in long-term outsourcing engagements.

Paul is currently responsible for ensuring that Raytheon’s learning solutions meet the needs of a wide variety of clients and among them clients from the Automotive Industry as well as the UK’s Defence Training Review Rationalisation Program. He has been involved with that program since 2002, and was instrumental in developing the winning training solution.

Paul’s extensive program management experience spans across the corporate and military learning arena. He began his career with British Aerospace in the aircraft design office before becoming a pilot with British Airways. In the USA he joined Hughes Flight Simulation rising to Software Engineering Manager, responsible for development of commercial and military flight simulators.

His expertise in creating large scale engineering designs, led to his career transition from engineering manager to program management and subsequently to business development. He was a key contributor to the establishment of the General Motors, Europe, Academy. This highly successful outsource provides extensive training services in over 20 European countries.

Paul has subsequently led several strategic assessments for clients on the future of their learning organizations. Today, he leads RPS’ EMEA Sales and Marketing efforts across EMEA to expand Raytheon’s training presence in defence and commercial markets.

He is a qualified Raytheon Six Sigma™ Specialist.



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