… Pierre left the military to give his career new direction, drawing on his observation of the stress experienced by military personnel when making the transition to a new career. After completing his qualifications at university and driven by his unfailing motivation, he officially founded CIVIMIL in Valence (26 - France) in September 2011.
Distinguishing features: commitment to justice, generosity, always cheerful.
His best army memory: commando training course in Monlouis-Collioure (CNEC) in 2001 and his involvement in the Trident operation (Kosovo) in 2004.
And the not-so-good? We can talk about it over coffee in our office...
The recruitment he is proudest of: 'Luis, a Portuguese candidate: because it was one of the first but also because he was struggling with the economic crisis in Portugal in 2011; I placed him at GEPSA - a ENGIE company - in the multi-technical maintenance sector working for the prison service in the North East of France. It was a wonderful encounter and a moment of joy! Luis is now a very good friend.'
After more than 32 years in the Army…
… Alain left the military and with a wealth of recruitment experience both in human and professional terms, he now wants to help his former colleagues to join the civilian working world.
Distinguishing features: high standards, hard-worker, adaptable.
His best memories of the army: Having commanded a platoon in the 1st Spahis Regiment and been its standard-bearer. Having received the Military medal and the Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite medal in the presence of his family.
And the not-so-good: losing colleagues.
The placement he is proudest of: 'Guillaume who was struggling after leaving the military. Indeed, he was the first candidate recruited for Racing 92.'