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A diverse team of international experts

Our collective strength is built on individual passions. And this is what drives every project we undertake.

OFFICES AROUND THE WORLD

OFFICES AROUND THE WORLD

Country Managers – Americas

Patrick Ferron

/ Patrick Ferron

Group Managing Partner

North America

USA (New-York) 

Canada (Montreal)

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Patrick_Ferron

/ PATRICK FERRON

Group Managing Partner – North America & Spain

t: +33 2 40 35 18 28

450 7th Avenue, Suite 1501, New York, NY 10123

2 rue Jacques Brel, Metronomy 3
44800 Saint Herblain, France

Patrick Ferron has been helping companies expand internationally since 1994. He successively builds a career in the USA, Spain, Scotland and France, working for several global advisory and business development boutiques as a consultant for the European and North American markets. During that time, he meets Bruno Mascart to set up and open the first Altios office in France in 1999.

Part of Altios International board since 1999, and after 5 years in North America where he lanaged the New Yor office and opened Altios Canadian office in Montreal in 2015, Patrick is in charge of Altios Group’s operations for North America, Mexico, France and Spain. He has considerable experience working with small and mid-cap companies planning to expand internationally to facilitate and speed-up their growth global and success across the globe.

With an entrepreneurial and dynamic spirit, Patrick loves to overcome his clients’ international challenges and to set ambitious targets. He has, notably, participated in 6 marathons worldwide.

/ Co-founder and Managing Partner
/ Managing Partner Group for USA, Canada, Mexico, France and Spain
/ European MBA from the University of Glasgow (Strathclyde), Audencia (Nantes Management School) and Deusto (University of Bilbao).
/ Graduate certificate in Hispanic studies (Literature and Spanish Art History, Barcelona) and a degree in International Affairs from the California Institute in International Business (San Francisco)
/ More than 30 years of experience in consulting and international development
/ Markets of expertise: North America, France, Spain, UK

/ Margaux Loustalan

Managing Director
Mexico
Mexico City
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/ MARGAUX LOUSTALAN

Managing Partner – Mexico

Country page : altios.com/mexico
t: +52 55 5207 9526
t: +52 55 5207 9527
Avenida Oaxaca 96-201 A Col. Roma Norte
06700 Mexico City, Mexico

Margaux Loustalan has more than 11 years of experience in business development, customer management, project coordination and corporate support in Mexico. In 2010, Margaux joined CFE (Comision Federal de Electricidad) as a project manager and was promote to Strategic Planning Manager in 2014. In 2015, Margaux joined X-Elio as Business Development Director, before joining Altios International as Head of Advisory and Business Development of Altios Mexico in 2019.

Margaux specializes in set-up, coordination and supervision of projects as market researches, set up studies, partners / clients / distributors matchmaking, hosting and payroll hosting, factory set up… providing tailor made, continuous and efficient approach, enabling companies to maximize their performance at every stage of their international development.

She specializes in the following sectors: automotive, aeronautic, energy, tec, agri/agro businesses.

 

/ Chief Operating Officer Altios Mexico
/ Holds a Master Degree in Business and Finance form the Graduate School of Business and Development ESCD 3A in Lyon, France

/ Fluent in English, Spanish and French


/ Jean-Manuel Favory

Managing Director

Brazil
Sao Paulo
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/ JEAN-MANUEL FAVORY

Managing Director – Brazil

Country page: altios.com/brazil

Rua Capitao Antonio Rosa, 376, cj.31
01443-010 Sao Paulo, Brazil

Solid experience in Finance in the areas of FP&A, Planning, Controllership, and Treasury, as well as Financial Modeling, with the analysis of business viability.

Jean-Manuel is a specialist in restructuring internal financial processes, turnaround with the review of Pricing strategy, Cash Flow, definition of financial targets, preparation of KPIs, and Profit Margin.

He’s able to work with a strategic vision of Accounting Statements with the definition of corrective actions for improvements.

/ Managing Director Altios Brazil
/ Master’s Degree Business Administration & Finance – NEOMA Business School

Country Managers – Europe

/ François Lamotte

Managing
Director
France
Paris
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FRANCOIS LAMOTTE

Managing Director – France

Country page: altios.fr
Paris
t: +33 1 53 83 89 23
23 rue de la Pépinière
75008 Paris, France

Lyon
t: +33 4 78 75 10 01
33 rue de Belissen – Bat E2 – Parc du Chater
69340 Lyon, France

Nantes
t: +33 2 40 35 18 28
2 rue Jacques Brel, Métronomy 3
44800 St Herblain, France

François has more than 25 years of experience in consulting services among international companies.

In 1991, François joined in Australia the local branch of CGPME (economic development agency for small and medium size French companies). After 2 years of export consulting, François managed between 1992 and 2019, several amrketing and communication international agencies successively as commercial director, deputy general manager and general manager: LOWE LINTAS (Interpubluc Group / USA), GREY (WPP / UK), HAVAS Group (France)

In 2020, joined Altios International as Altios France managing director. François specializes in strategic marketing, business development.

François has helped more than 300 companies developping their business strategy internationaly. He specializes in the followings sectors: manufacturing, healthcare, leisure and hospitality, digital services, media, food industry.

/ Managing Director Altios France
/ Graduated from Political Science Paris and holds a master’s degree in marketing strategy
/ Fluent in English, French and Spanish

Marta Tchorzewska

/ Marta Tchorzewska

VP Development and Advisory

Eastern Europe Warsaw

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/ MARTA TCHORZEWSKA

VP Development and Advisory – Eastern Europe

Country page: altios.com/poland
Poland / Warsaw
t: +48 607 180 633
28 Emilii Plater St.
00-698 Warsaw

Poland / Krakow
t: +48 607 180 633

ul.Pawia 18A/9
31-154 Krakow, Poland

Czech Republic / Prague

t: +420 2 333 444 60

Dejvicka 35/575 Praha 6PSC 16000 Prague, Czech Republic

She has more than 10 years’ experience in the field of professional services for business – stretegies, project financing, investments, tax and legal. She was working for Boston Consulting Group, Baker Tilly, Deloitte and Polish legal companies. Besides, she was working in banking sector for 5 years.

She is taking charge of Poland outbond business activity: identification of Polish companies with oversea expansion needs, coordination with ALTIOS offices around the world to provide suitable solution/services

/ 17 years of professional experience
/ Graduated from Warsaw University, Warsaw School of Economics, Tiffin University, University of Edinburgh
/ PRINCE 2 certification
/ Fluent in English and Polish

/ Mirko Mottino

Managing
Partner
Italy
Turin, Milan
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/ MIRKO MOTTINO

Managing Partner – Italy

Country page: altios.com/italy

Milan
t: +39 011 09 22 101
Via Flavio Baracchini, 7
20123 Milan, Italy

Turin
+t: 39 011 09 22 130
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II 71

10128 Torino, Italy

Mirko Mottino has more than 17 years of experience in export consulting service. In 2000, Mirko joined an EDO (ERAI, economic development agency for the Rhone-Alps Region). After 5 years of export consulting and 3 years of investment consulting, Mirko was promoted Director of ERAI Italy.

In 2015, Mirko joined Altios International as Director of Altios Italy. Mirko specializes in Italian strategic marketing, site location, taxation, corporate law, accounts management. and negotiation.

Mirko has helped more 350 companies develop their export projects. He specializes in the followings sectors: automotive, aeronautic, green energy, advanced manufacturing, food.

/ Managing Director Altios Italy
/ Holds a technical commerce degree from the University of Economics and Commerce of Turin
/ Fluent in English, Italian and French

Klaus MAIER

/ Klaus Maier

Group Managing Partner

Germany

India

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/ KLAUS MAIER

Group Managing Partner – India & Germany

t: +91 9871 494848
Country page – Altios India / Germany : maiervidorno.com

Klaus always knew he wanted an international career. He started in Germany as an apprentice in wholesale and foreign trade in 1987 with an International Trading House for raw materials and then became an International Trade Manager for one of the largest Trading & Logistics companies in the country.

Klaus had his first experience working abroad when he studied International Management in Germany and Spain in the early 90s. He financed his studies by working for a Japanese Trading House (Sumitomo) and then with jobs in Spain (Rio Tinto) and Australia (BHP). After graduating he moved to New York to work in raw material trading with many trips to India. This was the time he realised the potential that Indian markets offer to international companies, leading him to incorporate Maier+Vidorno (M+V) in 2000. From the outset, M+V focussed on pragmatic business solutions for foreign companies doing business in and with India.

Maier+Vidorno (250 employees in India and Germany), a leader in the support of German-speaking companies (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) in India, joins the Altios Group in 2021.

In addition to his responsibilities for ALTIOS and Maier+Vidorno, Klaus is a Board Member for various European companies advising them on their international expansion strategies.

/ Managing Partner ALTIOS International
/ Chairman and Managing Director Maier+Vidorno in India and Germany
/ Graduated in 1996 from Hochschule Bremen in International Management (MBA)
/ More than 30 years experience in international trade and market development
/ Market expertise: India, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, US & Mexico

Manuel MORENO

/ Manuel Moreno

Managing
Partner
Spain
Madrid
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Manuel MORENO

/ MANUEL MORENO

Country Manager – Spain

Country page: altios.com/spain

t: +34 910 0533 81
C / Gandía 1, local 9A
28007 Madrid, Spain


Manuel Moreno, more than 20 years developing international projects with foreign companies in Spain.
After university in Paris, in 2000 he started working at the Franco-Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Madrid and 4 years later he was promoted director of the international services department.

He developed different specialised services for the industrial sectors (Railways, Aeronautics, Automotive), Digital, (Focused on e-commerce) and Consumer Goods (Food, cosmetics).
In 2010 he created his own company to continue helping European, American and Asian companies, especially in corporate services.

In 2021 his company merged with the Altios group to become managing partner of Altios Spain.

/ Managing Partner Altios Spain
/ Fluent in English, Spanish and French

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/ Guillaume Maros

VP Development​

UK

London

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/ GUILLAUME MAROS

VP Development UK

Country page : altios.com/uk
+44 7469 238 303
Wilberforce House
Station Road
London NW4 4QE United Kingdom

After graduating from business school, Guillaume moved to London, UK, and for 7 years, he has opened and run in full autonomy the UK office of French SMEs by developing export sales. Through his experiences, he managed the deployment of strategic projects for global customers with a focus on Europe, North America, Morocco, and ANZ.

Guillaume joined Altios in January 2023 to develop the activity in the UK by supporting British SMEs and Mid-cap at every stage of their internationalisation.

Guillaume has developed an entrepreneurial spirit and what he values the most is building genuine relationships, learning about his client’s challenges, and how he can possibly help by understanding their outcomes and delivering outstanding end-to-end support and services.

/Business Development Manager UK

/ Master’s degree in international business & Management – ISC Paris Business School

/ 8 years experience in international business development & export

/ Markets of expertise: UK

Country Managers – Asia Pacific

/ Franck Planchenault

Office
Manager
United Arab Emirates
Dubai
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/ FRANCK PLANCHENAULT

Office Manager – UAE

t: +971 (4) 513 52 20

Country Page: https://altios.com/uae/

/ Praveen Singhal

VP Corporate Services

India
New Delhi
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PRAVEEN SINGHAL

/ PRAVEEN SINGHAL

VP Corporate services

M+V Marketing & Sales Private Limited

Country page: maiervidorno.com
Plot No. 52, Udyog Vihar, Phase VI,

Sector 37, Gurugram – 122001, India

Tel. +91 124 412 1601 | Mobile: +91 8130157888

Praveen is a fellow of the Indian Institute of Chartered Accountants and also a Diploma holder in IFRS, Accounting and Business Management from ACCA, UK.

He started his career 23 years ago working in various finance-related functions for Manroland AG (Germany), Reliance Industries Ltd. and Paharpur Cooling Towers.

Praveen joined Maier+Vidorno in 2011, and is responsible for the Corporate Services Business. He also started the Audit and Assurance Practice for international clients in 2019 under the brand name of PSSK.

Praveen has helped more than 150 foreign companies to set up and structure their business into India. As a trusted advisor he holds numerous positions on the Board of Directors of international companies in India and is an expert in Direct and Indirect Taxation especially regarding cross border transactions.

In his leisure time Praveen enjoys to read a good book and likes to swim and travel.

/ Chartered Accountant with merit from Indian Institute of Chartered Accountants
/ IFRS, Accounting and Business Management degree from ACCA, UK
/ Fluent in English and Hindi
/ Married with 2 sons and living in Delhi, India
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/ Géraldine De Rostolan

VP Corporate Services

South East Asia

Singapore

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/ GERALDINE DE ROSTOLAN

VP Corporate ServicesSouth East Asia Singapore

51 Goldhill Plaza #21-02
308900 Singapore, Singapore

With over 13 years of experience in the Asian market, especially within the ASEAN region, Géraldine has assisted companies in setting up and establishing subsidiaries in key business hubs such as Singapore, Vietnam and Malaysia.

In 2013, Géraldine joined Business France as Regional Administrative and HR Manager, covering Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Philippines, Australia and Vietnam.

During her six years tenure, Géraldine managed a wide spectrum of administrative functions such as accounting, legal matters, human resources and taxation.

Géraldine had the opportunity to work across various industries, showcasing her adaptability and expertise including :

  • Agriculture: managing operations in rubber plantations;
  • Industry: overseeing projects in rubber manufacture, shipyard, tyres maker;
  • Services: collaborating with helicopter services and charter companies.

Géraldine’s experience spans both small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and multinational corporations (MNCs), providing her with a versatile skill set and a deep understanding of the diverse needs and challenges that businesses face.

Géraldine holds a Master’s degree from the International Business School ISG in Paris, further enhancing her qualifications and knowledge in international business management.

Arnoul D'Arschot

/ Arnoul d’Arschot

Vice President, Advisory & Business Development / Southeast Asia & Oceania

Australia/NZ

Sydney

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/ Arnoul d’Arschot

VP Development and Advisory – ANZ

Country page: altios.com/anz
t: + 61 2 9164 4199
Suite 402, Level 4, 44 Miller St
Sydney, 2060, NSW

International Business Consultant with experience spearheading business and go-to-market strategy across Southeast Asia and North America to accelerate growth, drive business results, and deliver value.

Arnoul is a driven problem solver who started his career at ALTIOS USA in New York after his master’s in international business at Hult International Business School in San Francisco.

He supported go-to-market strategies in North America for more than 50 international clients across diverse industry portfolio. After 4 years, he transferred in the ALTIOS Singapore office where he oversaw the full spectrum of project management and lead the expansion across Southeast Asia including the opening of offices in Vietnam and Malaysia.

As a VP of Advisory & Business Development, he leads a team of consultants across Oceania and Southeast Asia to devise go-to-market strategic solutions that drive business growth, enhance operations for clients across Aerospace & Defense, Technology, Life Sciences, Financial Services, Advanced Electronics, and Retail industries.

/ Bruno Mascart

Group Managing Partner

Greater China

Hong Kong

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/ BRUNO MASCART

Group Managing Partner – Asia Pacific

t: +65 6352 77 14

Country webpage: altios.com/sea

In 1990, after his first experience with international projects for a French SME, Bruno Mascart left for a world trip that led him to settling in Australia. He goes on to create a business in 1991 to help companies expand internationally. His practice becomes the first ALTIOS International location.

In 1997, Bruno signs with a high growth European Mid-Cap company which he ends up positioning on an important bidding processes for the Sydney Olympic Games in Australia. In turn, he helps the company obtain their first contract, creates and administers their subsidiary company and hires their local team. He also becomes responsible for the business development of this company worldwide and to this day, still oversees the company’s operations in Asia Pacific.

Bruno Mascart is also an advisor for foreign trade for France. He works alongside the Altios global team to support and advise companies across all major industries to expand internationally.

Bruno is truly entrepreneurial, with financial and strategic qualities. A former champion of vaulting equestrian sports, he is now an active member of a polo team.

/ Co-founder and Managing Partner
/ In charge of the external strategic growth of Altios and of operations in Asia Pacific.
/ Graduated in 1987 from the Lille Engineering Agrofood School (France)
/ More than 30 years of experience in consulting and international development
/ Markets of expertise: Asia Pacific, Australia, India

Practice Leaders

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/ Alexandre Kaplan

Director

Corporate
Finance
Profile

/ ALEXANDRE KAPLAN

Corporate Finance Manager

t: +33 1 53 83 89 27
22 rue de la Pépinière,
75008 Paris, France


Alexandre KAPLAN has more than 10 years’ experience in cross-border M&A. He worked in Various investment banks like Société Générale and Frenger Corporate Finance in London and Paris.
In 2019, Alexandre joined Altios as Director of the Corporate Finance division based in Paris.

Alexandre had advised small, mid and large firms as well as PE in their external growth strategy, with a track-record of more than 30 deals.

He specializes in the following sectors: Technology, Industrial, B2B distribution, Interim, Security, etc.

/ Director Altior Corporate Finance
/ EDHEC Business School
/ Fluent in English, French and Swedish

/ Morgane Pinault

Director

Global HR
Solutions
Profile

/ MORGANE PINAULT

HR Practice Manager

t: +33 2 44 76 15 61
Metronomy Park, 2 rue Jacques Brel
44800 Saint-Herblain, France


Morgane Pinault has over 15 years of experience in consulting in France and internationally.

After 5 years in business development in Ireland and then in France within the services entity of the world leader in IT : IBM ; Morgane turned to Human Resources. For 5 years she specialised in executive headhunting with an internationally renowned firm: Michael Page.

In 2013, her international career path led her to join the ALTIOS group. Since then, she has been assisting executives in their international deployment. In 2020, she became head of the HR practice of the group, (HR strategy, recruitment, international mobility, hosting, mentoring, payroll management, transition Management….).

Morgane has helped more 200 companies in their export projects, she hold more than 100 recruitments of C-level

/ HR Practice Leader
/ Holds a Master in International Management, SKEMA Business School
/ Fluent in English, French and Spanish

Founders driven by the same passion and vision that
defines international companies and their clients

/ Founders & Group Managing Partners

Bruno Mascart

/ BRUNO MASCART

Group Managing Partner – Asia Pacific

t: +65 6352 77 14

Country webpage: altios.com/sea

In 1990, after his first experience with international projects for a French SME, Bruno Mascart left for a world trip that led him to settling in Australia. He goes on to create a business in 1991 to help companies expand internationally. His practice becomes the first ALTIOS International location.

In 1997, Bruno signs with a high growth European Mid-Cap company which he ends up positioning on an important bidding processes for the Sydney Olympic Games in Australia. In turn, he helps the company obtain their first contract, creates and administers their subsidiary company and hires their local team. He also becomes responsible for the business development of this company worldwide and to this day, still oversees the company’s operations in Asia Pacific.

Bruno Mascart is also an advisor for foreign trade for France. He works alongside the Altios global team to support and advise companies across all major industries to expand internationally.

Bruno is truly entrepreneurial, with financial and strategic qualities. A former champion of vaulting equestrian sports, he is now an active member of a polo team.

/ Co-founder and Managing Partner
/ In charge of the external strategic growth of Altios and of operations in Asia Pacific.
/ Graduated in 1987 from the Lille Engineering Agrofood School (France)
/ More than 30 years of experience in consulting and international development
/ Markets of expertise: Asia Pacific, Australia, India

Patrick Ferron
Patrick_Ferron

/ PATRICK FERRON

Group Managing Partner – North America & Spain

t: +33 2 40 35 18 28

450 7th Avenue, Suite 1501, New York, NY 10123

2 rue Jacques Brel, Metronomy 3
44800 Saint Herblain, France

Patrick Ferron has been helping companies expand internationally since 1994. He successively builds a career in the USA, Spain, Scotland and France, working for several global advisory and business development boutiques as a consultant for the European and North American markets. During that time, he meets Bruno Mascart to set up and open the first Altios office in France in 1999.

Part of Altios International board since 1999, and after 5 years in North America where he lanaged the New Yor office and opened Altios Canadian office in Montreal in 2015, Patrick is in charge of Altios Group’s operations for North America, Mexico, France and Spain. He has considerable experience working with small and mid-cap companies planning to expand internationally to facilitate and speed-up their growth global and success across the globe.

With an entrepreneurial and dynamic spirit, Patrick loves to overcome his clients’ international challenges and to set ambitious targets. He has, notably, participated in 6 marathons worldwide.

/ Co-founder and Managing Partner
/ Managing Partner Group for USA, Canada, Mexico, France and Spain
/ European MBA from the University of Glasgow (Strathclyde), Audencia (Nantes Management School) and Deusto (University of Bilbao).
/ Graduate certificate in Hispanic studies (Literature and Spanish Art History, Barcelona) and a degree in International Affairs from the California Institute in International Business (San Francisco)
/ More than 30 years of experience in consulting and international development
/ Markets of expertise: North America, France, Spain, UK

Klaus Maier

/ KLAUS MAIER

Group Managing Partner – India & Germany

k.maier@mv-altios.com
t: +91 9871 494848
Country page – Altios India / Germany : mv-altios.com

Klaus always knew he wanted an international career. He started in Germany as an apprentice in wholesale and foreign trade in 1987 with an International Trading House for raw materials and then became an International Trade Manager for one of the largest Trading & Logistics companies in the country.

Klaus had his first experience working abroad when he studied International Management in Germany and Spain in the early 90s. He financed his studies by working for a Japanese Trading House (Sumitomo) and then with jobs in Spain (Rio Tinto) and Australia (BHP). After graduating he moved to New York to work in raw material trading with many trips to India. This was the time he realised the potential that Indian markets offer to international companies, leading him to incorporate Maier+Vidorno (M+V) in 2000. From the outset, M+V focussed on pragmatic business solutions for foreign companies doing business in and with India.

Maier+Vidorno (250 employees in India and Germany), a leader in the support of German-speaking companies (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) in India, joins the Altios Group in 2021.

In addition to his responsibilities for ALTIOS and Maier+Vidorno, Klaus is a Board Member for various European companies advising them on their international expansion strategies.

/ Managing Partner ALTIOS International
/ Chairman and Managing Director Maier+Vidorno in India and Germany
/ Graduated in 1996 from Hochschule Bremen in International Management (MBA)
/ More than 30 years experience in international trade and market development
/ Market expertise: India, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, US & Mexico