Marie-Claire Lemaitre

Group Director

Marie-Claire Lemaitre, based in Paris, has an extensive HR consulting experience she built since she joined Mercuri Urval France in 1995. She uses to advise leaders (owners, founders, entrepreneurs, CEOs, COOs and Board members) of SMEs and to contribute to their business performance over the years mainly through: Executive recruitment, strategic recruitment of experts, and talent assessments. She founded the FMCG/luxury segment within Mercuri Urval France in 2000.

As a Director, she manages consultants with various experiences and seniorities. She combines this role with a management and representation role at the country level.

Before joining Mercuri Urval, Marie-Claire was the Deputy General Manager of a family advertising business which she had built up over 17 years with partners.

She has also worked in California where she specialised in advising and helping French companies (espacially food and wines companies) enter the US Market.

She started her professionnal background as a Parisian sollicitor clerck just after University. Her career combines entrepreneurial experiences and consultancy services.

She is part of a French companies managers movement (« MEDEF ») and is asked sometimes to play a part in it.

She holds a Master's degree in Law (Paris University). Professional degree from the Paris Sollicitor School ("Centre Supérieur d'Etudes Notariales"). Training "Advanced General Management" '(HEC),

Marie-Claire is fluent in English and speaks Italian.