Who are we?

Visiativ creates and develops digital tools to empower individuals and teams in improving efficiency, enhancing productivity, and ultimately increasing business performance. We understand how projects evolve and that every business is unique in terms of legacy systems and infrastructure. We work with clients to define their digital transformation roadmap – from diagnosis, through development to implementation, training, communications, and follow-up. Visiativ helps companies sustainably maximize their potential.

 

 

 

With proven experience working with over 21,000 SMEs and mid-cap companies, worldwide, recognized expertise and a large, co-development community, Visiativ makes digital transformation an acceleration lever for the enterprise, thus improving the relationship, experience and satisfaction of both client and employee.

2021 key figures

1987

creation year

+1,100

employees

21,000

customers

€214M

revenue

67%

recurrent revenue

10,3%

EBITDA 2020

More than 35 years’ experience working with businesses in all sectors and geographies, from SME’s to global players.

2021 – Today

Deployment of the innovation platform
Visiativ unveils a new graphic identity · The company supports its development by structuring and simplifying the services offered by its different affiliates · A new end-to-end offering to always improve its client services

2017-2021

The intelligent platform enterprise
Completion of the strategic plan NEXT 100 in 2019, one year early, and launching of the new Catalyst plan · The company is established in 10 countries · New services: consulting in innovation and operational excellence through acquisition of the ABGI practice and AI with integration of Living Actor · Evolution of governance: renewal of the executive committee

2007-2017

The enterprise platform
Axemble becomes Visiativ · The company goes international · Introduction to the Euronext Growth Paris stock market (2014) · The strategy of external growth intensifies · Development of CAO (Lynkoa) user communities and of “Enterprise OF THE FUTURE” for business leaders

1997 – 2007

The collaborative enterprise
Christian Donzel and Laurent Fiard bought AGS in France, AGS became Axemble · Launching of the myCADservices platform · Development of the VDoc collaborative suite · Creation of ecosystem partners

1987 – 1997

The extended design office
Creation of AGS, affiliate of the Swiss group AEL · Beginnings of the publishing of software packages for quality management (BPS Qual) · Creation of a distribution structure for the SOLIDWORKS solution (American start-up at its beginnings)

Management

Coming from different backgrounds, all of the members of the executive committee are involved as sponsors in enterprise transformation projects.

Laurent FIARD

Co-founder and CEO

Laurent completed technical studies and obtained a masters in marketing-sales. He had his first business experience with a Hewlett-Packard distributor in Grenoble. He joined AGS in 1988 as head of business, before becoming a director along with Christian Donzel, in 1997. After having been president of Cluster Numérique from 2012 to 2014, he presided over Medef Lyon-Rhône from 2014 to 2021

Laurent Fiard Visiativ

Laurent FIARD

Co-founder and CEO

Bertrand SICOT

Deputy General Manager

A graduate of ENSAM, Bertrand has occupied, in succession, the position of Business Director for Western Europe, Vice President for North America, Executive Vice President for Worldwide Sales, then CEO of SOLIDWORKS, before becoming Senior Vice President for Indirect Sales of Dassault Systèmes in 2015, in charge of the growth and development of an international network of 500. He joined Visiativ in 2020 in the position of Deputy General Manager.

Bertrand Sicot

Bertrand SICOT

Deputy General Manager

Senda BOUCHRARA

Chief Operating Officer in charge of the Offer, Transformation & Innovation

Computer science engineer from the University of Technology of Compiègne and holder of a Masters in Finance from IAE of Paris, Senda began her career as a consultant with Altran in 2001, before becoming the Head of a finance profit center.
In 2007, Senda Bouchrara joined Exane, where she piloted cross-cutting operational efficiency projects. Beginning in 2015, she began part of CEGID to occupy the position of Executive Director in charge of Performance and Transformation, before being named Director of Services in 2018. In January 2020, she founded and directed Stratécience, consulting practice in strategy and operational efficiency, before joining Visiativ in September 2020.

Senda Bouchrara Visiativ

Senda BOUCHRARA

Chief Operating Officer in charge of the Offer, Transformation & Innovation

Philippe GARCIA

Deputy Managing Director, Finance

Philippe holds a Masters in Auditing from IAE of Lyon III and from DESCF. After several successful experiences in pharmaceutical groups of international scope, listed on the Stock Exchange, Philippe joined Visiativ in the position of Adjunct General Director of Finance and thus became a member of the Visiativ executive committee.

Philippe Garcia Visiativ

Philippe GARCIA

Deputy Managing Director, Finance

Grégory JOURDAN

Chief Human Resources Officer & CSR

After having studies the Management of Human Resources at the University of Portland in the United States, and having obtained a masers degree from ESDES, Grégory started his career in 2007 at Cegid, then joined Emerson in 2010 as Director of Human Resources France for the Network Power division, today Vertiv.He was there for 10 years, during which he occupied the positions of Director of Human Resources for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and then Director of Human Resources Worldwide for the Business Unit Industrial Systems. He joined Visiativ in 2019.

Grégory Jourdan Visiativ

Grégory JOURDAN

Chief Human Resources Officer & CSR

Board of Directors

Decision-making body focused on supporting the robust development of Visiativ, in particular, its international development, the board of directors meets once a quarter to review performance, ensure alignment to vision, mission and values.

Daniel DERDERIAN

Founder and President/General Manager of Axelliance, President/General Manager of CREDIPRO France

Christian DONZEL

Co-founder and Senior Advisor of Visiativ

Pascale DUMAS

Former President of HP France

Laurent FIARD

Co-founder and CEO of Visiativ

Sylvie GUINARD

President of Thimonnier, Vice President of the FIM

Hubert JARICOT

Manager of HLJ

Anne-Sophie PANSERI

President of Maviflex, General Manager of PIL, Director of Green On Lyon, President of Women Chief Executive Officers

Benoit SOURY

Director of Carrefour Marché bio

Principes de gouvernance – Code de Gouvernement d’entreprise

The Company refers to the Middlenext Corporate Governance Code, available on www.middlenext.com, due to its size and capital structure.

It is governed by the laws and regulations applicable and by its articles of association. Updated Articles of Association, attached below.

The Board of Directors has Internal Regulations adopted in 2014 and updated on January 25, 2022.

 

Internal regulations Articles of Association of the company