A graduate of the Rouen Business School in Finance and with an Executive MBA from HEC, Jean Firome combines world-class skills in financial management & organization and mergers & acquisitions. He started his career in 1990 as an auditor in the Arthur Andersen network before taking over financial and administrative management for Africa and the Middle East for Saga, a transport and logistics company. He subsequently returned to Arthur Andersen Management, now Bearing Point, as associate director where he remained from 1997 to 2004. From 2005 he continued his career as a partner in the firm Ernst & Young, working in the Transaction Advisory Services branch. In 2009 he co-founded Eight Advisory, a firm specializing in improving companies’ financial and operational performance, then took over the administrative and financial management of Worldwide Flight Services, the global air freight leader, for two years. From 2014 until the time he joined Ymagis Group, he worked as a Managing Partner at Belharra Partners, a firm specializing in transaction services and financial and operational consultancy.