With the appointment of Jean-Baptiste Decaix as Group Chief Client Officer, Webhelp reinforces its international senior management and reaffirms its ambition to become a top 3 worldwide leader.
A graduate of CentraleSupélec and an executive MBA from ESSEC-Mannheim, Jean-Baptiste began his career at Lucent Technologies in Asia, then joined Completel in 2000 to manage the key accounts Pre-sales & Service activities. In 2006, he joined Bain & Co. in Europe and then in Australia, to lead growth strategies, M&A, postmerger integrations, and operational transformations within international groups and for investment funds.
In 2015, Jean-Baptiste joined Webhelp as Chief Delivery & Transformation Officer – member of the Executive Committee – to steer the integration and transformation of the multiple international acquisitions as well as the management of Group Operations.
His expertise and business successes has contributed to Webhelp’s growth and international transformation; tripling turnover from 520 million Euro in early 2015 to 1.5 billion Euro in 2019. As Chief Client Officer, Jean-Baptiste will lead the international accounts line of business and strengthen the account management excellence across Webhelp group.
He stated: “At a time when Webhelp is entering a new chapter in its history with its new financial partner Groupe Bruxelles Lambert, it becomes critical to further accelerate our international growth, partnering with our clients and delivering them customer-centric, tailor-made and innovative solutions. These clients represent 2/3 of our future growth and their loyalty is a major pillar of our strategy.” The mission led by Jean-Baptiste Decaix will contribute to achieving Webhelp’s ambition to develop longlasting and valuable partnerships and make the Group a world reference in customer experience.