Date Published
1 February 2018

Chicago - Signium is proud to announce that Emeric Lepoutre & Partners has joined the Signium network as of January 1st 2018. The firm's Emeric Lepoutre, Béatrice Follea and Sylvie Maillot were all Partners with Heidrick & Struggles in France 15 years ago. After taking different routes (respectively at Spencer Stuart, Signium and Eric Salmon), all three rejoined to create Emeric Lepoutre & Partners in 2015. 

Alastair Paton, Signium Vice-Chairman and Partner in Signium United Kingdom, stated "We are very excited to have Emeric join Signium in Paris. His reputation as a trusted advisor at the most senior levels in French business is outstanding. We look forward to working with Emeric and the Signium team in Paris as they continue to build the business in one of our most important markets."

Signium is very happy to enhance its presence in France through this team of Senior Consultants focusing on Executive Search and Board assessments. Béatrice focuses on Industrial and Healthcare, Sylvie on FMCG, Retail and Luxury Goods, and Emeric on CEO searches and Board assessments.

About Signium

Signium is one of the world’s leading executive search and leadership consulting firms with an extensive history dating back to the 1950s with offices in key business cities around the globe. We look beyond the qualifications and background of an individual candidate to consider culture fit and client values, something we call the application of “intelligence and intuition.” With local passion, knowledge, and a partner-led approach, we advise senior business leaders on developing their skills, their people, and their organizations.

Signium was a founding member of the global industry standards body, the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC).