Axeans leadershipExpert strategy consultants with strong industrial background
Giovanni Drago is Partner of Axeans for Operations, M&A & Technology.
Giovanni cumulated over 20 years of experience as top executive, management consultant and entrepreneur. He developed an expertise in the energy, automotive, aerospace, marine, chemical, metals and materials industries.
As entrepreneur and CEO, he created a venture in Singapore, producing biofuels & vegetal protein from the offshore cultivation of micro-algae.
Giovanni managed the operations of two divisions of Thomson, engineering and marketing departments of Valeo and the innovation and business development teams of Winoa (world leader of steel abrasives).
He performed more than 20 due diligence in both growing and distressed companies.
Giovanni graduated from Politecnico Torino, Ecole Centrale Paris and Chicago Booth MBA. He is fluent in French, Italian, English, German and Spanish.
Olivier is a Senior Advisor at Axeans, specialist in the Defense and Naval industries, and others mechanical industries.
Olivier is an entrepreneur with a strong multisectoral experience and the Founder and President of Industries Dambricourt, specialized in transformation.
Olivier held various responsibilities in different industry groups, including PMI and start-ups. He is currently the CRO of a SMI in B2B2C products (11 M€ revenues).
He is the former CEO of Submarine division of the Naval Group (880 M€ revenues) and has an extensive experience at the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA).
At Rhodia (Solvay), he was responsible for the Open Innovation Strategy at the R&D Department and New Energies & Recycling Project Director at the Energy & Services Department.
Olivier is also a former technical counsellor to the French Ministry of Finance & Industry.
Olivier has graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and ENSAE, specialized in space and aeronautics.
He is also member of the “Centre d’Etudes Prospectives & Stratégiques” and auditor at the 66th National Session of the Institut des Hautes Etudes de Défense Nationale (2013 – 2014).
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