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The Executive Team

Umanis’ executive board, under the authority of the Executive Committee, is responsible for leading the strategic plan, aligning the company’s proceses, and achieving the objectives set.

The executive board is responsible for corporate governance. It ensures the company's vision. Its members are responsible for executing the company's strategy and ensuring that it remains focused on the added value generated for customers and employees. This commitment to value-oriented governance is reflected in particular through transparent and regular communication of decisions taken.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

LAURENT
PIEPSZOWNIK

President and Chief Executive Officer

Laurent Piepszownik is a Graduate of the Ecole Centrale de Lille, and holds a Doctor in Petroleum Chemistry. He began his career as an engineer at EDF. He founded Umanis in 1990 and is still the current President and CEO. He is also a member of the Institut de Mentorat Entrepreneurial of Ile de France.

OLIVIER
POULIGNY

Managing Director

Olivier Pouligny is a former high-level athlete (1st rugby division, France Militaire team). After achieving Advanced Business studies, he dedicated his entire career to Umanis. He started his career as a Sales Engineer in 1993. He became Managing Director in 2008.

EXECUTIVE BOARD

OLIVIER
POULIGNY

Managing Director

Olivier Pouligny is a former high-level athlete (1st rugby division, France Militaire team). After achieving Advanced Business studies, he dedicated his entire career to Umanis. He started his career as a Sales Engineer in 1993 and became Managing Director in 2008.

ERIC
DELAFONTENELLE

Director of Consulting and R&D

Eric Delafontenelle is an engineer from EFREI and a former high-level athlete (1st rugby division and “under 21” international team), He joined Umanis in 1995 as a BI engineer. From 2006 to 2016 he was head of Technical Management, including Consulting and Delivery. He is now in charge of Consulting and Research&Development activities.

OLIVIER
JOLLY

Administrative and Financial Director

Olivier Jolly graduated from the Ecole Centrale de Lyon and started his career at Ernst & Young. He joined Neurones in 1999 where he worked as Administrative and Financial Director for over 10 years. In 2010, he joined Voyages-sncf.com as Financial Director, then the Twenga start-up in 2015. Since 2018, Olivier Jolly has been supporting Umanis’ growth and development plan as Administrative and Financial Director.

EMMANUEL
BRINQUIN

Director of Sales – Regions

After an MBA in Management (HEC Montréal), Emmanuel Brinquin created his own service company for the re-integration into employment of injured workers. Over the next 10 years, he then held various Sales responsibilities at Devoteam, Alten and Akka. In 2012, he took over the management of Regions at Helice. Following the merger with Umanis in 2016, he has become Umanis’ Director of Sales in charge of the Regions.

JÉRÔME
BORECKI

Director of Managed Services and Offshore

Graduated from the University Polytechnic School of Montpellier, he took part in the creation of the Umanis Contact Center in 1999, of which he became Director in 2009. In 2016, he became Head of Desktop Services with the main objective of developing all Managed Services.
Jérôme Borecki is also in charge of the offshore business in Casablanca with the objectives of improving its efficiency, optimizing its processes and making it become a lever for controlling structural costs.

EVE
ROYER

Director of Human Resources

A graduate from the “Institut Supérieur Européen de Formation en Alternance et Continue” (ISEFAC), Eve Royer began her career as Human Resources Manager at Imation. From 2001 to 2010, she was Head of Recruitment & Mobility at Assystem France, then joined Akka Technologie in 2011 as Director of Recruitment France. Subsequently, Eve Royer joined Bull SA as Director of HR Development, becoming thereafter Director of Human Resources at Atos France, prior to taking up the position of Group HR Mobility Director and Group HR Transformation Director at Atos International.
In 2018, she was appointed Director of Human Resources of Umanis.

Nicolas
MANAC'H

Director of Delivery

After a master's degree in computer science and statistics, Nicolas Manac'h joined Umanis in 2000 as a decision-making consultant. He became project manager in 2003 and project director in 2007.
He has been Director of Delivery since 2013 and is responsible for flat-rate commitments, production in service centers, pre-sales and industrialization offers.

Nicolas
BOUFFARD

Directeur of Sales – Ile de France

Nicolas is a Graduate from EPITA. In 2013 he joins the Sales Leadership Program of the Cranfield University (UK) School of Management. After 10 years with publishers like Oracle and SAP he joins Umanis in January 2019 as Director of Sales- Île de France.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

LAURENT
PIEPSZOWNIK

President and Chief Executive Officer

OLIVIER
POULIGNY

Managing Director

Laurent Piepszownik is a Graduate of the Ecole Centrale de Lille, and holds a Doctor in Petroleum Chemistry. He began his career as an engineer at EDF. He founded Umanis in 1990 and is still the current President and CEO. He is also a member of the Institut de Mentorat Entrepreneurial of Ile de France.

Olivier Pouligny is a former high-level athlete (1st rugby division, France Militaire team). After achieving Advanced Business studies, he dedicated his entire career to Umanis. He started his career as a Sales Engineer in 1993. He became Managing Director in 2008.

EXECUTIVE BOARD

OLIVIER
POULIGNY

Managing Director

ERIC
DELAFONTENELLE

Director of Consulting and R&D

OLIVIER
JOLLY

Administrative and Financial Director

Olivier Pouligny is a former high-level athlete (1st rugby division, France Militaire team). After achieving Advanced Business studies, he dedicated his entire career to Umanis. He started his career as a Sales Engineer in 1993 and became Managing Director in 2008.

Eric Delafontenelle is an engineer from EFREI and a former high-level athlete (1st rugby division and “under 21” international team), He joined Umanis in 1995 as a BI engineer. From 2006 to 2016 he was head of Technical Management, including Consulting and Delivery. He is now in charge of Consulting and Research&Development activities.

Olivier Jolly graduated from the Ecole Centrale de Lyon and started his career at Ernst & Young. He joined Neurones in 1999 where he worked as Administrative and Financial Director for over 10 years. In 2010, he joined Voyages-sncf.com as Financial Director, then the Twenga start-up in 2015. Since 2018, Olivier Jolly has been supporting Umanis’ growth and development plan as Administrative and Financial Director.

EMMANUEL
BRINQUIN

Director of Sales – Regions

JÉRÔME
BORECKI

Director of Managed Services and Offshore

EVE
ROYER

Director of Human Resources

After an MBA in Management (HEC Montréal), Emmanuel Brinquin created his own service company for the re-integration into employment of injured workers. Over the next 10 years, he then held various Sales responsibilities at Devoteam, Alten and Akka. In 2012, he took over the management of Regions at Helice. Following the merger with Umanis in 2016, he has become Umanis’ Director of Sales in charge of the Regions.

Graduated from the University Polytechnic School of Montpellier, he took part in the creation of the Umanis Contact Center in 1999, of which he became Director in 2009. In 2016, he became Head of Desktop Services with the main objective of developing all Managed Services.
Jérôme Borecki is also in charge of the offshore business in Casablanca with the objectives of improving its efficiency, optimizing its processes and making it become a lever for controlling structural costs.

A graduate from the “Institut Supérieur Européen de Formation en Alternance et Continue” (ISEFAC), Eve Royer began her career as Human Resources Manager at Imation. From 2001 to 2010, she was Head of Recruitment & Mobility at Assystem France, then joined Akka Technologie in 2011 as Director of Recruitment France. Subsequently, Eve Royer joined Bull SA as Director of HR Development, becoming thereafter Director of Human Resources at Atos France, prior to taking up the position of Group HR Mobility Director and Group HR Transformation Director at Atos International.
In 2018, she was appointed Director of Human Resources of Umanis.

Nicolas
MANAC'H

Director of Delivery

Nicolas
BOUFFARD

Directeur of Sales – Ile de France

After a master's degree in computer science and statistics, Nicolas Manac'h joined Umanis in 2000 as a decision-making consultant. He became project manager in 2003 and project director in 2007.
He has been Director of Delivery since 2013 and is responsible for flat-rate commitments, production in service centers, pre-sales and industrialization offers.

Nicolas is a Graduate from EPITA. In 2013 he joins the Sales Leadership Program of the Cranfield University (UK) School of Management. After 10 years with publishers like Oracle and SAP he joins Umanis in January 2019 as Director of Sales- Île de France.