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06/09/2012

Laurence Ferron









Laurence Feron - Senior Researcher

With a university degree in English Language, Literature, and Civilization, Laurence has been able to use her interpersonal skills and taste for foreign languages ​​at the political switchboard of the French Ministry for Foreign Affairs, during her studies.

Sales Administrator in charge of 90 consultants in an IT company, Team Partners Group, for five years, she was responsible for monitoring contracts and negotiations. Laurence then joined OTC Conseil in 2006, a Management Consulting firm specialized in Finance and Risks, where she was the key interlocutor with purchase departments of key clients. She also coordinated and organized responses to calls for tenders, according to the availability and relevance of resources, and made reporting about allocation of staff, activities of the Steering Committee and managed all contractual aspects.

She also prepared in collaboration with the CEO and Partner, the deposit records of two innovative projects to the FUI (Single Interministry Fund), CRIS and PARIS-MHM, labeled by the Finance Innovation, a competitiveness cluster.

 

Laurence was then promoted las Business Manager of the following accounts: Société Générale, BNP Paribas, Caisse des Dépôts as well as small Asset Management Companies, Insurance Companies etc…: her role in supporting the business units were not only to control the responses to request for tenders in project mode, but also to handle negotiations with the purchase departments.

 

In April 2011, Laurence chose to join L3S Partnership to give a new direction at her career, in recruitment in the life sciences sector.

 

Since she began, she has worked on very different missions, which gave her a global vision of this industry: Sales Direction, Business Development, Strategic Operations, Licensing, Marketing, Medical & Scientific Affairs…