Zaventem, 20th May 2019 – The Board of Directors decided on May 17th 2019, on the recommendation of its Chairman Jean-Louis Bouchard, to appoint Julie Verlingue as Group Deputy CEO. Together, Jean- Louis Bouchard and Julie Verlingue will ensure the Group’s operational management and define Econocom’s roadmap towards sustained and profitable growth.
Julie Verlingue, 38 years old, joined Econocom Group in March 2018 as Executive Director and International Managing Director (17 countries, which account for 48% of the Group’s revenue and 3,000 employees). Since November 2018, she has also taken over the entire Technology Management & Financing business.
Before joining Econocom, Julie Verlingue was a Partner at McKinsey & Company. Based at the Firm’s Paris office since 2006, she spent 12 years advising her clients – mainly in the financial sector – on their strategic plans, reorganization programs and operational excellence projects, with a strong digital focus. From 2015 to 2018, she was also managing the recruitment activities for McKinsey in France and was in charge of diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Julie is a graduate of ESSEC Business School in Paris and Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Strasbourg.
Jean-Louis Bouchard, Chairman and CEO of Econocom, said: “I have been working closely with Julie for several months now and was able to appreciate her strong professional skills and commitment in managing complex situations, her ability to attract talents and to promote and surround herself with managers with strong group experience. This appointment is excellent news for Econocom. Julie has my complete trust and that of the teams she has managed in the past and will manage now.”