Sonia joins Astorg from LafargeHolcim where she was Group Head of People, Organization and Development responsible for succession planning, leadership bench strength and overall talent management.
Previously, Sonia was a Senior Partner at Whitehead Mann (now Korn Ferry) where she advised large and medium size international corporations on board & leadership assessment and talent issues for 10 years. Prior to that, she worked as an investor at Apax Partners in Paris for six years, with a focus on LBO’s and biotech. In her earlier career, she was a consultant at Arthur Andersen in London and worked for Eli Lilly Medical Instruments in both marketing and sales.
Sonia holds a B.Sc. in Management Sciences from The London School of Economics and an MBA from INSEAD.
Astorg is a European private equity firm with total funds under management of over €8 billion. Astorg seeks to partner with entrepreneurial management teams to acquire European companies and create value through the provision of strategic guidance, experienced governance and adequate capital.
Astorg enjoys a distinct entrepreneurial culture, a long-term shareholder perspective, and a lean decision-making body enhancing its reactivity. Though not specialized, Astorg has gathered a valuable industry expertise in healthcare, business-to-business professional services, and technology-based industrial companies. Astorg has offices in London, Paris, Luxembourg, Frankfurt and Milan, plus Senior Advisors based in Zurich, Paris and London.
For further information about Astorg: www.astorg.com