Shareholding structure and governance

Board

Freelance.com is a public limited company with a 5-member board which is presided over by Sylvestre Blavet.

Sylvestre Blavet

CEO

Graduating with a degree in mechanical engineering from HEI Lille in 1994, Sylvestre Blavet set up two companies between 1994 and 2000, one specialising in wine-making equipment and the other in providing personnel for fish processing. In 2000, he joined Atos as an IT consultant and moved to Dassault Systèmes in 2002, where he took charge of in-house training in 2004.

In 2006, he teamed up with the Billette de Villemeur family in its holding company Groupe CBV Ingénierie and became the company’s chief executive. He turned around its fortunes by ceasing its telecommunications activities and developing its technical assistance services. Then in 2009/2010, he developed its umbrella company services by acquiring SAGE and Ad’missions.

Sylvestre Blavet has been the CEO at Freelance.com since 26 January 2019. He is also the chairman of Groupe CBV Ingénierie, which is the main shareholder in Freelance.com.

Yassir Khalid

Lead Director

The holder of a degree from HEC Paris and an executive MBA from Columbia University/London Business School, Yassir Khalid has fourteen years of experience in investment banking, including stints at Leonardo & Co and Crédit Suisse. His various missions have led to him specialising in the telecoms and digital sectors.

These days, Yassir advises and invests in growing companies (raising funds, development)

Mohamed Benboubker

Director

An engineer by training, Mohamed worked in marketing at Procter&Gamble before joining Unilever as financial controller.

In 2000, he set up the Moroccan subsidiary of Freelance.com which specialises in public IT systems, and since 2010 he has developed new recruitment and temporary employment activities with the company.

Olivier Martin

Director

Having studied management (Groupe ESC Reims-NEOMA) and applied mathematics, Olivier Martin embarked on his career in 1995 in the media world, first at Grap&Gides in Lille, and then at Carat in Paris, where he founded Carat Business in 2002. From 2007 onwards, he spent 5 years at the French online marketing company Webloyalty, working with e-commerce experts and internet users and developing customer loyalty tools for platforms.

In July 2012, he joined AD’Missions as their chief executive, and under his leadership the company’s turnover grew from €45M to €90M until it merged with Freelance.com. Olivier Martin is also the treasurer of PEPS, the trade union for umbrella companies.

Jérôme Teissier

Director

A graduate of Paris IX Dauphine University, Jérôme Teissier began his career in the accounts department of Groupe Hachette and then joined Banque de Marché et d’Arbitrages, where he was responsible for financial markets. Convinced that the profitability of companies depends on the management of contracts, he founded the company Legisway, in which Société Générale and Thalès became shareholders in 2000. This partnership gave birth to Contrat’tech, the first ERP software for managing contracts, disputes, signing authorities, intellectual property and stakeholdings. Contrat’tech rapidly became one of the benchmark contract management software packages.

In 2015, Jérôme Teissier acquired all the share capital in Legisway and offered staff the opportunity to acquire shares in the company.

Claude Tempé

Director

Claude Tempé is a graduate from the University of Paris Dauphine and holds an applied mathematics postgraduate diploma. He started in Ernst & Young consulting firm where he led significant projects to elaborate information systems for major companies. He launched his very own consulting firm in 2000, entitled CARTEM Conseil. He sold his company afterwards, to the ALTI Group in 2003 while 40 people were still working for him. He then became Deputy General Director of this company, revenue estimated at 120 M€ at that time and had 1200 employees. 

Claude Tempé came to Freelance.com Group in 2015 as the CEO until 2018. Today, he wears many different hats as he is the Vice President, the Senior Advisor and the Spokesperson of the Group.

Executive Committee

Freelance.com has a 4-member executive committee:

Mohamed Benboubker

Director of Freelance.com Morocco

An engineer by training, Mohamed worked in marketing at Procter&Gamble before joining Unilever as financial controller.

In 2000, he set up the Moroccan subsidiary of Freelance.com which specialises in public IT systems, and since 2010 he has developed new recruitment and temporary employment activities with the company.

Marc Guézou

Administrative and Financial Director

Graduating from HEC Paris in 2005, Marc Guézou began his career in the auditing sector at Mazars and then acquired 10 years of experience in financial services for fast-growing small and medium-sized services companies in a variety of sectors: logistics, security, hotels and tourism, and these days the management of freelancers.

At the same time he gained a lot experience of international projects.

Currently the company’s administrative and financial director, he is mainly responsible for relations with the banks and he also contributes to the company’s strategy for growth abroad.

Romain Malick

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

A graduate in business school (Grenoble Ecole de Management), Romain Malick began his career in 2001 as a consultant in financial consolidation and strategic management, then led several implementation projects for large international companies.

He became Business Unit Director at Tata Consultancy Services in charge of Data Management Services (Business Intelligence, Big Data, Data visualization, Predictive, Machine Learning…) with + 150 consultants in Paris and +200 offshore consultants.

Romain Malick joined the Freelance.com Group in 2019 as Deputy Chief Executive Officer.

Bernard Rozinthe

Director of SAGE SA

The holder of a degree in environmental engineering from INSA Toulouse, Bernard Rozinthe has more than 30 years’ experience of developing profit centres within companies operating in the nuclear and various industrial sectors, both in France and abroad. He has also acquired experience in property development projects and hotel management.

In late 2009, he joined CBV as the head of SAGE SA, Freelance’s subsidiary dedicated to international projects. He expanded international operations from the Geneva office through two new entities: ADMISSIONS CH and ERGONOS Consulting, which were incorporated into the company in 2016. The Swiss office manages these incorporated businesses and our network of partners in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, the Pacific and North America.

Shareholders

As of 31st January 2019, 36,144,635 Freelance.com shares constituted the company’s share capital. The breakdown of shareholdings is as follows:

Shares Voting rights
Groupe CBV Ingénierie 22 720 985 72.22%
Collaborateurs 2 132 146 4.72%
Flottant 11 291 504 23.06%
Total 36 144 635 100%

The most recent figures for shareholdings and voting rights can be accessed via the link below:

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