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Benjamin Lebailly, who graduated from KEDGE in 2012, is appointed Deputy Managing Director of LeHibou
Last January, LeHibou, an intermediation platform between IT freelancers and large companies, announced the appointment of Benjamin Lebailly as Deputy Managing Director.
Initially Senior Business Unit Manager when he joined LeHibou in 2019, Benjamin Lebailly was in charge of expanding the company's territorial coverage with the creation of the subsidiary LeHibou Régions. His appointment as Deputy General Manager of LeHibou comes after the merger of the entities LeHibou and LeHibou Régions, a subsidiary that has been a dazzling success with 10 million euros in turnover exceeded in just two years.
Graduated in 2012 from the business school KEDGE (on the Marseille campus), Benjamin Lebailly worked for 6 years at the digital services company Alten to take over the management of a part of the banking sector. He then managed the sales and engineering teams and learned the consulting business as a speaker for large companies.
Aware of the growth of freelancing in this sector and convinced of the interest for all companies to benefit from an experienced partner in accessing this community, Benjamin Lebailly joined the LeHibou platform in 2019. He first held the position of Senior Business Unit Manager, where he was in charge of supporting the growth of the business in Paris and consolidating the activity of key accounts for 2 years. He was also in charge of the development and training of LeHibou's teams, including the creation and management of part of the sales team.
He then became General Manager in the regions in 2020, in order to manage the subsidiary that would create and develop LeHibou's activity in the regions. In addition to the 10 million euro turnover reached in 2 years, Benjamin Lebailly created 4 offices in one year, in Toulouse, Lyon, Bordeaux and Nantes. Today, nearly 10 employees are dedicated to regional development.
On the strength of this success, Benjamin Lebailly has just been appointed Deputy General Manager following the merger of the subsidiary with the head office. He will still be in charge of developing regional operations, but will also take over the management of the digital strategy activities of the LeHibou platform.
Benjamin Lebailly, Deputy General Manager of LeHibou
" I would like to thank Christophe de Becdelièvre, the Founder of LeHibou as well as all the LeHibou teams, especially in the regions, who have performed very well, allowing me to take on other responsibilities at LeHibou.gions, who have performed very well, allowing me to take on other responsibilities at LeHibou "
Launched in early 2016, LeHibou is an intermediation and services platform that connects IT freelancers who are experts in their field (Project Management, Data, Transition Management, Cloud, Security...) with large companies. Recently integrated into the French Tech 120 2023 promotion, the platform federates more than 70,000 independent consultants and relies on a team of 70 employees spread across several offices in France (Paris, Bordeaux, Lyon, Nantes and Toulouse) and in Mauritius. LeHibou expects to reach a turnover of 80 million euros in 2023 after 52 million in 2022. Relying on the power of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data, LeHibou wants to change the world of IT and facilitate access to the best freelance consultants to make each new project easy to complete. An innovative approach allowing large groups to accelerate their digital transformation. The company, which is now aiming for 250 million euros in 2025, was ranked 51st in the Les Echos 2021 ranking of the 500 fastest growing French companies. LeHibou is now expanding internationally and brought in the investment fund Ring Capital in 2022 (raising €6 million). It is becoming the number one platform for connecting IT freelancers and large companies in France.
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