Global Client Leader for Sanofi – France
Graduated from Sciences Po Paris and HEC (MBA), Jean-Paul has spent two years as officer in Marine’s troops before starting his advertising career at BDDP and at McCann-Erickson where he was Business Development Director.
Then he became Bozell European Managing Director, (merged with FCB), before joining Maurice Lévy at Publicis in 2000 as Associate Director at Publicis Conseil .
In 2003, he was appointed Renault Worldwide Account Director and a member of the Publicis WW Management Board.
Jean-Paul was named CEO of Leo Burnett France in July 2008. Under his leadership the agency work has been rewarded by creative accolades celebrating creativity and marketing effectiveness all over the world including the prestigious Cannes Lion’sFestival (23 lions in 3 years). Leo Burnett has been named Agency of the year in 2016.
Jean-Paul has been leading international communications efforts for numerous corporations, brands, and institutions such as GM, Apple, BMW, Coca-Cola, Allianz, Daimler, Chrysler, AlliedSignal, Sanofi, UNESCO, United Nations, Yoplait Altice, SFR, Jeep, Fiat, P&G, Kellogg’s, the French Ministry of Culture, Tourism of Tunisia, Lafarge, Philip Morris, Pfizer, Barclays…He has also been a communications consultant for several Ministries and CEOs.
In June 2018 he has been appointed Publicis Groupe Global Client Leader for Sanofi.