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Innovation

Kepler Think Tank

Each year Kepler hosts a strategic ‘Think Tank’ with some international clients. We share and debate progressive approaches to procurement. The focal topic of the last Event was Supplier Innovation and Value Creation within Procurement.

Consulting in Operational Profit Margin Optimization

Global presence

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50 employees

60% of projects are global

A global network of experts

4 Operational Levers

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  • Innovation
  • Procurement
  • Supply Chain
  • Operations

Costumized Services

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Tailored solutions made to fit your needs:

  • Training
  • Diagnostic
  • “Tiger Team”
  • Organizational Transformation

Experienced Teams

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Experts in your business and in your industry.

Methodical and equipped with the best benchmarks.

Focused on results and knowledge transfer.

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Our Teams: Driven to Serve & Perform

Each Kepler consultant brings a specific level of skills and expertise that will drive strategic as well as operational challenges / goals within your organization.

The multitude of talents and experiences showcased by our consultants creates a unique and collective environment that we value as a means of developing innovative solutions for our clients.

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Florian CHAUVIN

Founding partner

Florian CHAUVIN

Founding partner

Florian Chauvin is particularly invested in Global Sourcing & Supplier Relationship Management activities. He is active in the cosmetic and pharmaceutical sectors, as well as capital goods.

Prior to founding Kepler, Florian Chauvin worked for a consulting firm specialized in Procurement & Supply Chain as a business manager. He also spent several years in the procurement function at PSA and Schlumberger. He is graduated with an MSc in Engineering from INSA Lyon.

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Lysiane BESSONNET

Director

Lysiane BESSONNET

Director

Lysiane Bessonnet leads diagnosis and transformation programs with specific focus in Retail, Consumer Goods and Equipment Goods industries. Prior to joining Kepler in 2009, Lysiane Bessonnet worked for a consulting firm specialized in Procurement & Supply Chain. She is graduated with an MSc in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management from Audencia Business School, Nantes and certified CSCP by APICS.

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Lionel MULLER

Founding partner

Lionel MULLER

Founding partner

Lionel Muller specializes primarily in the automotive sector as well as health, energy and private equity. Prior to founding Kepler, he worked for a consulting firm specialized in Procurement & Supply Chain as a business manager.

Lionel Muller also spent several years at PSA in procurement and manufacturing engineering functions. He is graduated with an MSc in Engineering from Ecole Centrale, Lyon.

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Bernard OURIOU

Founding partner

Bernard OURIOU

Founding partner

Bernard Ouriou specializes mainly in the railway industry, as well as aerospace, chemistry and capital goods. Prior to founding Kepler, he worked for a consulting firm specialized in Procurement & Supply Chain as a business manager.

Bernard Ouriou also spent several years at Bossard and in the automotive industry in the M&A and procurement departments. He is graduated with an MSc in Engineering from Ecole Centrale, Paris and a Master's Degree in finance from ESCP-EAP, Paris.

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Pierre ROUGIER

Founding partner

Pierre ROUGIER

Founding partner

Pierre Rougier specializes primarily in the automotive sector as well as medical devices, retail and private equity. Prior to founding Kepler, he worked for a consulting firm specialized in Procurement & Supply Chain as a business manager.

Pierre Rougier also spent several years at Renault-Nissan in procurement and supply-chain functions. He is graduated with an MSc in Engineering from Ecole Centrale, Lyon.

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Joe AWAD

General Manager, China

Joe AWAD

General Manager, China

Joe Awad has been the General Manager of the Kepler China Since 2011. He covers all projects for the Asia Pacific region. Previously, he was manager at the Paris office.

Prior to joining Kepler, Joe Awad worked in a consulting firm specialized in Procurement and Supply Chain and at Accenture as a consultant. He is graduated with an MSc in Engineering from ESIB, Beirut and a Master’s Degree in finance from ESSEC, Paris.

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Khaja HAMEED

General Manager, India

Khaja HAMEED

General Manager, India

Khaja Hameed has been the General Manager of the Kepler India since 2008. He covers all consulting projects in India, but also in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Middle East.

Prior to joining Kepler, Khaja Hameed worked for a consulting firm specialized in Procurement & Supply Chain. He also spent several years in operations at Tata Motors, Ford & Mahindra. He is graduated with an MSc in Mechanical Engineering and Financial Analysis in India.

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Shérif ZAKI

General Manager, North America

Shérif ZAKI

General Manager, North America

Shérif Zaki has been the General Manager of Kepler North America since 2013. Previously he was manager at the French office since 2008, where he directed many projects related to cost optimization, value engineering and organization redesign.

Prior to joining Kepler, Shérif Zaki worked for a consulting firm specialized in Procurement & Supply Chain. He is graduated with an MSc in aerospace Engineering from ESTACA, Paris.

Kepler,
an International Footprint

  • Mexico
  • Bogotá
  • São Paulo
  • Buenos Aires
  • Tunis
  • Warsaw
  • Moscow
  • Istanbul
  • Seoul
  • Bangkok
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Jakarta
  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Manilla
  • Johannesburg

Contact us

PARIS

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75002 PARIS – FRANCE

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CHICAGO

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Chicago, IL 60661, USA

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Tel.: + 1 (312) 219 1765

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MIAMI

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Miami, FL 33133, USA

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CHENNAI

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Nungambakkam
CHENNAI – 600034 – INDIA

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SHANGHAI

27F, no 828 Zhangyang
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200122 SHANGHAI – CHINA

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Tel.: + 86 (0)21 38 75 10 85

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Our Partners

EasyKost

Collaborative Software for Cost Estimation and Data Mining

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Kepler is a partner of EasyKost, a proprietary software that specializes in cost estimation and exploration. EasyKost makes it possible to estimate the cost of new products and services in a few seconds by exploiting the richness of your data, even without an extensive knowledge of industrial technologies and processes.
EasyKost simplifies cost estimation at all levels.

It enhances your performance in design to cost and innovation, making it possible to optimize cost assessment performance while facilitating synergies between different organizations of your company.
Kepler’s teams utilize EasyKost for many of their active projects. It is also a valuable tool we recommend to our clients.

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Kepler is a consulting Simplified Joint Stock Company with share capital of € 37,000, registered with the Trade and Companies of Paris under number 500 533 682. Its registered office is at 8 rue Volney, 75002 PARIS.

This web site is hosted by OVH. Its editor is Pierre Rougier, founding partner of Kepler.

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