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Éric Bothier


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Associate Director Founder – Executive Search


“Working on a long-term basis with a decision-maker and understanding the issues at stake within a company are two core elements as far as I’m concerned.”

Backed by my extensive professional experience in recruitment consultancy, in particular using the Direct Approach, I step in with a strategic, operational and human outlook.

I take time to gain a deeper understanding of organisations and provide both my clients and candidates with well-considered advice.

I mainly recruit using a Direct Approach, working for French, Japanese and American clients.

Member of the French association of automotive engineers (SIA), Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Aerospace cluster (aerospace and defense industry) and Nuclear Valley (cluster for the civil nuclear industry).

20 years of experience

in recruitment in both companies and agencies (executives, managers and experts – groups, mid-market companies, small and medium industries and SMEs)

Strategic vision

Operational and human-centered

High capacity

for understanding organisations

Key source of advice

for clients and candidates

Expertise in the following sectors:

Automobile industry (component suppliers), Mechanics, Aeronautics, Chemicals, Laboratories, Electronics, Agri-food, Agri-supplies, Cooperative Groups, Textile industry, Specialised distribution, Metallurgy, Plastics, Environment, Services, etc.

Expertise in recruiting:

All Management Board positions (MD, Finance, HR, Industry, Sales, Marketing, R&D, International, Legal) and all positions of expertise.

Previous positions

  • Industrial financial controller
  • Financial control manager
  • HR Development Manager
  • HR Manager (metallurgy)


  • Graduate of EM Lyon Business School (AMP/CPA)
  • DECS
  • PerformanSe Test – HR decision support tool accreditation
  • Certified MBTI

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