EFESO Consulting announces it welcomes two independent board members, Katharina Janus, professor of healthcare management in Germany and at Columbia University New York, founder and managing director of the Center for Healthcare Management and CEO of the consulting network ENJOY STRATEGY, as well as Jean-Pierre Floris, who served as Executive Vice President of Saint-Gobain, CEO of Verallia, and Governmental Delegate for Business Restructuring.

EFESO Consulting is looking forward to working with these talented individuals and to benefit from their experience, skills and talent, in order to reinforce its positioning as the world-leading specialist in operational excellence consulting.

Prof. Dr. Katharina Janus, professor of healthcare management in Germany and at Columbia University New York, is the founder and managing director of the Center for Healthcare Management and the president and CEO of ENJOY STRATEGY. Over the last twenty years she has held multiple positions as an entrepreneurial executive and tenured scientific professor. Having worked in many Western European countries, the US and China, Prof. Janus is well-known for her global market expertise, strategic analyses, and cultural sensitivity. Prof. Janus has taken on roles as advisory and supervisory board member at for-profit (for example Allianz), not-for-profit (such as the French Hospital Federation) and public organizations (Steering Committee of the Swiss National Fund).

Mr. Jean-Pierre Floris, civil engineer from Ecole des Mines Paris, with a Master’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Paris and a Master’s degree in “economic systems planning” from Stanford University, served as Executive Vice-President of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain and was Director of the Innovative Materials Sector (combining the High-Performance Materials Sector and the Flat Glass Sector) from 2009 to 2015. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Verallia (2014-2017) Jean-Pierre FLORIS was Governmental Delegate for Business Restructuring from September 2017 to September 2019. He has been also President of the Alumni Association of the École des Mines de Paris and member of the Board of Directors of the École des Mines.

We are pleased to welcome Katharina Janus and Jean-Pierre Floris to our Group. Their backgrounds will be assets for our development. They are taking up their new positions after having gained extensive experience within different groups and having contributed to their success. I’m happy to see them join the EFESO Group's Board of Directors in order to participate in EFESO Group’s projects led by Bruno Machiels and Luca Lecchi, co-CEOs of the group

Jean VeillonChairman of the Board of EFESO Consulting Group.

About Efeso Consulting

EFESO Consulting is a global consulting firm addressing operational agility and excellence. EFESO serves an international, blue-chip customer base, with over 80% of activities conducted outside of France and an average of 4 countries served per client. EFESO’s clients span across a wide range of sectors and include more than 50 Fortune 500 companies. The group has approximately 400 consultants, based in more than 25 offices globally, who boast strong industrial expertise and tenure.
With 2019 revenue of €82.1 million, EFESO has successfully integrated seven acquisitions over the past six years, which has allowed the group to solidify its positioning most notably in Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Egypt, India, Belgium, and Ireland, as well as adding competencies in new adjacencies and subsectors.

About Eurazeo PME

Subsidiary of Eurazeo, Eurazeo PME is an investment company dedicated to majority investments in French SMEs with a value of under €250 million. As a long-term professional shareholder, it provides its investments with all the financial, human and organizational resources necessary for long-term change, and supports those companies in its portfolio in implementing sustainable and therefore responsible growth. This commitment is formalized and deployed through a CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) policy.
Eurazeo PME achieved a consolidated turnover of €1.2 billion in 2019 and supports the development of the following companies: 2Ride Holding, Dessange International, Péters Surgical, Redspher, the MK Direct Group, Orolia, Smile, In’TechMedical, Vitaprotech and EFESO Consulting. These companies are solidly established within their market and driven by experienced management teams.

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