Daniel DEBUS

Daniel DEBUS

HR & Talent Director

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Currently employed at Dynaxis

Previous: SOGEFI Group, CHUBB, CNP Assurances, Assa Abloy Group, INFOVISTA, Pelican Rouge group, International group, Crédit Agricole, TESSENDERLO GROUP, SEALYNX International, Universities and Business Schools, Safran group, SAGEM Mobiles, Dura Automotive Systems, Ministère De La Justice, UTC Aerospace Systems, TRW, ROULLIER Group, Zodiac Aerospace, GUNNEBO, APAVE, Université de Haute Alsace, Clemessy, Armée De L'air, Siemens, Crédit Mutuel





    Seasoned Human Resources professional with an extensive experience in both corporate & field positions, I’m providing expertise on all HR disciplines and managing transformative change across EMEA area to meet the business objectives. By being strategic, tactical and operational at the same time, I'm used to working amidst ambiguitious and difficult situations with a customer & result-driven mindset. As partner with the board-level Executives and their teams, I lead the HR team’s efforts to drive organization capability and performance, with a first-class understanding of overall business & HR needs. As problem-solver, I diagnose challenges, identify and provide suitable solutions and roll-up their sleeves to dive into operational details and successfully deliver projects at the highest standard. Fluent in English & French, German practice (Alsatian/german dialect native) Capabilities : - Proactive approach, with the ability to challenge the status quo, working with a ‘can do' attitude - Facilitation, negotiation and influencing skills to achieve results in a changing business context with a solution-oriented mindset - Strong multi-cultural understanding with a global view, considering cross-country and matrix dimensions - Proven track record in Talent strategy management : organizational design, HR process engineering improvement - Ability to cope with pressure - Ability to manage teams and multiple high priority projects, - Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization to quickly build credibility with the stakeholders



HR & Talent Director

At Dynaxis

From May 2013 to Present
Providing expert advices on all HR disciplines & interim HR management services Missions achieved within complex, matrix, multi-sites & international environments Areas of expertise and operational support : - HR, crisis & change management - HR strategy, policies, labour/payroll & EHS legal...
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HR Consultant


From November 2018 to December 2018
Support given to the HR VP of the BU Suspensions

HR Projects manager


From March 2018 to September 2018
Interim manager providing HR expertise in a post-merger (ACE/Chubb) and fast growing context, reporting to the VP HR Continental Europe : - Talent detection, acquisition & retention/promotion (>100 positions filled) - Budget 2019 preparation - Diversity & inclusion project - HR management -...
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Senior Executive Consultant

At CNP Assurances

From October 2017 to February 2018
Support given to the CEO of 2 subsidiaries in a merging process, achieved in 12/2017, for legal & operational advices to be compliant with french regulations and « to make it happen » : - Analysis of the situation & law cases for driving the defence in court - EHS : audit, actions plan updates,...
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Head of HR, France/EMEA

At Assa Abloy Group

From June 2016 to October 2017
Interim manager for development process, reporting to the BU General Manager France/EMEA : - Change management to improve/restore productivity/efficiency (ops, sales) and margins - Costs control : salary, hiring & training budgets - EHS and sites sustainability improvement - Employee and team’s...
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HR manager, EMEA


From November 2015 to May 2016
Interim manager for development process, reporting to the group CFO : - Integration of IPANEMA activities (acquired 08/2015) - EHS & HR management - Employees & Industrial relations, polling day organization with full-web tool - Health insurances harmonization - Talent acquisition in IT technical &...
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Labour & Social Affairs Director

At Pelican Rouge group

From May 2014 to October 2015
Interim manager for turnaround process, reporting to the General Manager France & group VP HR : - Merge of all french subsidiaries (7 compagnies - 50 plants) - Interim of the HRD France - Corporate EHS management (ICCHSCT) - Health insurances harmonization - Labor & Trade unions relations, lead...
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HR Project Consultant

At International group

From January 2014 to April 2014
Support given to the HRD & management team in a restructuring process : achieved in compliance with budget, timeline and french regulations

HR Executive Advisor

At Crédit Agricole

From May 2013 to September 2013
support given at CA-SILCA (IT subsidiary) : french social laws & EHS compliance - labour relations - union negotiation with signature of several social agreements

Senior HR Director


From January 2012 to January 2013
Interim manager for development process, reporting to the BU General Manager : - Merge & reorganization of subsidiaries (23->6) - HR management in a growing context - HR SSC implementation - Employees & Industrial relations - Social harmonization (status, job levels/definition, health insurances) -...
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At SEALYNX International

From January 2009 to January 2012
Formerly part of the METZELER group - now included to GMD group since 2013 - HR & EHS management in a rightsizing context - Industrial relations & action plans to ensure operations in compliance with regulations - Optimization : salary costs control, health insurances - Quality certification...
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At Universities and Business Schools

From March 2010 to June 2011
- Business School & University of Clermont-Ferrand


At SAGEM Mobiles

From May 2008 to December 2008
Excom member, in charge of ww HR area - SAGEM Mobiles stopped its operational activities by end 2008 : social plan definition & execution : employees' internal moves within SAFRAN group & Sofinova activities

HR Team member

At Safran group

From May 2008 to December 2008
VP, HR at SAGEM Mobiles - Support to sale the SAFRAN's communication branch

Senior HR Director

At Dura Automotive Systems

From January 2004 to May 2008
HR management, Talent acquisition & industrial relations in a fast evolutive context : new projects/technologies, new sites/activities accross Europe/India - Dupont Nemours "STOP" methodology implementation


At Ministère De La Justice

From January 2003 to December 2003
Social litigations resolution - elected in 2002 - ended 12/2003 to join DURA Automotive Systems http://www.ca-versailles.justice.fr/index.php?rubrique=10869&ssrubrique=10967

HR Manager

At UTC Aerospace Systems

From May 2001 to December 2003
TRW Aeronautical Systems then GOODRICH since 10/2002 - formerly known as LUCAS Aerospace and Air Equipement - now included to UTC Civil Aeronautical BU' turnaround - Airbus actuators and hoists&winches activities (2001-2002) : - Operational improvement to restore cash & positive results by new...
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BU HR Manager


From May 2001 to September 2002
Airbus actuators and civil activities - The whole division has been sold end of september 2002 to GOODRICH - formerly known as LUCAS Aerospace and Air Equipement http://www.trw.com

HR Director


From April 1999 to May 2001
RENO France company and subsidiaries (10 sites), a Division of Roullier group, now included to TIMAC Agro

HR Manager

At Zodiac Aerospace

From November 1992 to April 1999
Intertechnique is included to ZODIAC Aerospace group since 1999 - Support to facilities' sale, acquisition and social plans execution - Implementation of a Salary mass management system / 0,3% of precision (actual vs budget/forecast) - Internal communication - Quality : support to ISO, FAR/JAR145...
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3ème cycle RH, 3ème cycle

From May 1995 to June 1997

HR Manager


From March 1991 to October 1992
RITZENTHALER group is now included to GUNNEBO group Security systems : on doors&windows, access control management, mobile banks, mechanical/electromechanical/electronical systems


At Université de Haute Alsace

From September 1989 to June 1991
IT for HR http://www.uha.fr

Deputy HR manager


From August 1989 to March 1991
Alsacienne : multi-sites overall french eastern area - Workforce planning & Staffing - Law practice - Payroll system implementation (Franza on IBMi - AS/400 platform)

Université De Haute Alsace, Mulhouse

DES, Management des Ressources Humaines

From September 1988 to March 1991
Droit du travail / Social laws

HRIS Coordinator

At Clemessy

From April 1988 to July 1989
now included to EIFFAGE group Support given to the Corporate HR dept

Deputy Air Space Administrator

At Armée De L'air

From April 1987 to March 1988
Air forces : French North-Eastern space area supervision (CRGEA-NE)


Control Data Institute, CONTROL DATA INSTITUTE

From October 1986 to March 1987
IT projects & programming

Deputy HR manager

At Siemens

From April 1986 to September 1986
internship on Haguenau's plant Definition & implementation of plant's social dashboard / KPIs http://www.siemens.fr

Université De Haute Alsace, Mulhouse

Bachelor Degree, Ressources Humaines

From September 1984 to June 1986
GEA - Gestion des Entreprises et des Administrations : Ressources Humaines Business administration & management + HR specialization

Student Employee

At Crédit Mutuel

From August 1985 to September 1985
Reporting harmonization for the board


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