15 October 2019
Marie Ducastel joins URGO Group’s Board
Marie Ducastel joins URGO Group’s Board as Executive Director in charge of Human Resources, Communication and Urgo Consulting, the Group’s internal consulting firm.
Since early September, Marie Ducastel shares with the other Board members the missions of leading the Group’s strategy and the monitoring of the companies’ activities.
an training expert for a Learning company
“We are very pleased to have an entrepreneur and professional development expert as Marie on board. Marie has an outstanding career path in the training and higher education areas. We are both convinced that learning is the starting point of entrepreneurship, a core value that has been URGO Group’s driving force since its creation.” stated Briac Le Lous, Chairman of URGO Group.
Holding a degree from the French Social Sciences School Sciences Po and a degree in Public Law, Marie Ducastel joined the EFE/ABILWAYS Group in 1992, a multispecialist in ongoing professional training including professional application schools, where she progressed quickly. She became General Manager in 1999, then President in 2007 and led an ambitious and innovative growth strategy to build one of the French leaders in this sector. In a market in constant evolution, Marie Ducastel has transformed a former startup in an international group counting today 250 employees, providing trainings in 9 languages in about 20 countries.
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