Pierre Galeon

Pierre Galeon

Studies at:

Henley Business School

Location in:

London, United Kingdom

Pierre Galeon

Currently

Studies at:
Henley Business School
Location in:
London, United Kingdom

Bio

- Results-oriented, American Express & Marsh management-trained leader with 20 + years of management, business development, growth acceleration and transformation/ turnaround experience
- Versatile leadership style able to deliver across different industries, countries, company sizes, roles and cultures
- Strong business acumen with substantial UK & European commercial experience
- B2B commercial payments, online and digital payments, e-wallets, retail banking
- Successful track record in change and transformation management
- Extensive experience of selling innovative and complex IT-led solutions
- Track record in pre-, during or post- PE/VC-backed, small or large, matrixed or vertically managed UK, US and French firms, managing business portfolios of 20 to 300+ FTE's with £20m to £300m revenues across varied lines of business
- 10 years PLC, Exec Board / Committee experience.
- Cross industry experience, notably Financial Services (Banks, Credit Cards and Insurance), Retail, Telcos & Public sector.

Specialties:
Management :
Business Transformation, Restructuring and Turnaround scenario, Corporate and Business Strategy (organic and acquisitive), Mergers and acquisitions and subsequent integration, Change Management, Leadership and Communication, P&L management, Business Performance
Functional :
B2B and B2B2C discipline, Sale of complex software applications (SaaS, e-commerce, digital etc.), direct and channel sales / strategic/channel distribution partnerships, Consumer & Commercial Payments, big deal business development, large client account management, Sales Force and cycle management, Marketing, Pre-Sales, Innovation, Product, Technology development & deployment

Pierre has worked/studied in

  • Bahrain
  • France
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America

Pierre speaks

  • English
  • French
  • German

Pierre has experience in

  • Finance - Private equity/ venture capital
  • Financial services (incl. insurance, mortgages, retail banking)
  • Government / Public sector / Non-profit
  • Technology

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Work

2013 – present

Director, Corporate and Commercial Development

allpay , United Kingdom
2013 – present

Director, Corporate and Commercial Development

allpay Limited
2011 – 2013

Director, European Corporate and Commercial Development

Monext- formerly Experian France bought out by Advent International then Arkea Bank
2011 – 2012
(Feb – Dec)

Director, International Corporate Development

Experian France (t.a.Monext) sold to Advent PE then to Arkea
2010 – 2011
(Jan – Feb)

Managing Director ISI

International SOS
2008 – 2010

Director - Commercial Affinity

PE (3is) - backed Insurance Firm (Howden Insurance Group)
2008 – 2010

Director - Commercial Affinity in 3is-backed Insurance broker

Howden Insurance Brokers
2005 – 2008

General Manager - UK Practice Global ConsumerConnexions

Marsh
2004 – 2005
(Nov – Oct)

Senior Vice President - Head of EMEA Business Development - Affinity Business

Marsh
2000 – 2004

Vice President - Head of Partnerships EMEA

American Express
1999 – 2000
(Jun – Sep)

Director - International Strategic Alliances

American Express
1996 – 1999

Director - Institutional Banking

Barclays
1995 – 1996

Head of European Development - France

Barclaycard
1995 – 1996
(Jan – Aug)

Director, European Expansion

Barclaycard
1993 – 1995

Implementation Manager

Tradewise (JV with Barclays Bank and BT-Syntegra)
1990 – 1993

3-year European Leadership Programme (2 years Treasury London / Paris - 1 year Corporate Finance)

Barclays
1989 – 1990

Vice President - Project Finance - Infrastructure Division

Credit Lyonnais

Work

2013 – present

Director, Corporate and Commercial Development

allpay , United Kingdom
2013 – present

Director, Corporate and Commercial Development

allpay Limited
2011 – 2013

Director, European Corporate and Commercial Development

Monext- formerly Experian France bought out by Advent International then Arkea Bank
2011 – 2012
(Feb – Dec)

Director, International Corporate Development

Experian France (t.a.Monext) sold to Advent PE then to Arkea
2010 – 2011
(Jan – Feb)

Managing Director ISI

International SOS
2008 – 2010

Director - Commercial Affinity

PE (3is) - backed Insurance Firm (Howden Insurance Group)
2008 – 2010

Director - Commercial Affinity in 3is-backed Insurance broker

Howden Insurance Brokers
2005 – 2008

General Manager - UK Practice Global ConsumerConnexions

Marsh
2004 – 2005
(Nov – Oct)

Senior Vice President - Head of EMEA Business Development - Affinity Business

Marsh
2000 – 2004

Vice President - Head of Partnerships EMEA

American Express
1999 – 2000
(Jun – Sep)

Director - International Strategic Alliances

American Express
1996 – 1999

Director - Institutional Banking

Barclays
1995 – 1996

Head of European Development - France

Barclaycard
1995 – 1996
(Jan – Aug)

Director, European Expansion

Barclaycard
1993 – 1995

Implementation Manager

Tradewise (JV with Barclays Bank and BT-Syntegra)
1990 – 1993

3-year European Leadership Programme (2 years Treasury London / Paris - 1 year Corporate Finance)

Barclays
1989 – 1990

Vice President - Project Finance - Infrastructure Division

Credit Lyonnais

Education

Henley Business School

Leadership Degree

KEDGE Business School

Post-Graduate degree

University of Connecticut (UCONN)

Master in Business Administration
2007

Henley Business School

Leadership Degree
1987 – 1988

KEDGE Business School

Business/Management

Additional Info

Website
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Nationality:
  • French