Press Releases | 11 October 2018

Pierre Polette joins Talentia Software as group CEO

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Talentia Software, leading provider of HR and Financial Performance enterprise software, today announces the appointment of Pierre Polette as group Chief Executive Officer. An entrepreneur at heart, Pierre Polette will to drive strategy and lead the company through its next phase of growth, both in France and internationally.

47-year-old Pierre Polette chose the entrepreneurial path early on in his career. In 2001, he founded his first company, a fast-growth pioneer cybersecurity consulting firm that he sold to the French leader LEXSI in 2007. Appointed CEO two years later, he led the transformation of LEXSI into a strong and sustainable mid-sized business, doubling the company’s sales and income.
The acquisition of LEXSI by Orange Cyberdefense in 2016 gave him first-hand experience in large corporation management and external growth.
Most recently, he went back to his entrepreneurship roots to help start-up companies early 2018, before joining Talentia Software in September.

Pierre Polette’s ambition is to pursue Talentia Software’s growth strategy, alongside President Viviane Chaine-Ribeiro. He brings a unique entrepreneurial DNA and strong track record in IT company growth, a perfect match for the expertise, values and innovation ability of 450-employee strong Talentia Software.

“I am delighted to welcome Pierre Polette as our new CEO today. He has all my trust to further grow our company; he has the experience and the leadership to strengthen Talentia’s position on our markets! I am certain that he will lead us through our next phase of growth and open new perspectives both in France and internationally”, says Viviane Chaine-Ribeiro, Presidente of Talentia Software.

“I am thrilled to take over the management of Talentia Software, and embark on this a great human adventure and high potential project. Together with our shareholders and Viviane Chaine-Ribeiro, I am committed to meet the company’s objectives, including becoming a major corporate performance software player in Europe. Thanks to all Talentia Software teams and to our partners, we will continue to offer our customers market reference product offerings and expertise. ” concludes Pierre Polette, CEO of Talentia Software.

About Talentia Software

With more than 3,600 customers in over 30 countries, Talentia Software is a market-leading European software provider of Finance software (Accounting, Financial Performance) and HR software (Payroll, Human Capital Management).

Talentia Software directly markets, deploys and supports its solutions in France, the U.K., Spain, Portugal, Greece, Switzerland, Germany and Italy. The company also provides its solutions through a wide network of channel partners across Europe and South America.