Charlotte Duthoo

Charlotte Duthoo

EVP, Talent & Business Transformation at Publicis Worldwide
Paris, France

About me

Charlotte Duthoo is the Executive Vice President of Publicis Worldwide, in charge of Talent Management and Business Transformation. She supervises HR globally for 16,000 people as well as various projects aimed at improving operations. Before joining this branch of Publicis Groupe in November 2014, she spent 7 years at Publicis Groupe’s corporate office occupying various global functions. Joined as Chief Procurement Officer to create the global Procurement function and then added Insurance and Real Estate to her global scope in 2011. She has a consulting background having spent 5 years as a management consultant with McKinsey leading all types of client engagements in strategy, organization and operational improvement, especially in the sectors of media, retail and transportation. She started her career in 1997 at Publicis Consultants (today part of MSLGROUP), where she specialized in corporate communication strategies and crisis communications. She holds degrees in Political Sciences, Business Administration and Law.


Chief Transformation Officer
Publicis Communications
January 2016 - Present (2 years 11 months)
Driving the thorough change from a global network-based organization to a country transversal organization across all creative advertising Brands of Publicis Groupe (Publicis Worldwide, Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett, BBH) and the Production activities

A member of the Publicis Communications Global Executive Committee and the Publicis Worldwide Management Board
Executive Vice President, Talent & Business Transformation
Paris, France
November 2014 - January 2016 (1 year 2 months)
In charge of Talent Management globally as well as driving business tranformation towards operational excellence.

A member of the Publicis Groupe Strategic Leadership Team and Publicis Worldwide Management Board
Chief Procurement Officer & Head of Global Real Estate
Paris, France
May 2011 - November 2014 (3 years 6 months)
In charge of Procurement, Insurance and Real Estate matters globally and other transversal topics aimed at operational improvement

A member of the Strategic Leadership Team of Publicis Groupe
Chief Procurement Officer
Paris, France
February 2007 - May 2011 (4 years 3 months)
Created the Global Procurement function of Publicis Groupe addressing all indirect spend and some production related expenses to reduce costs and improve quality of service worldwide
Engagement manager
McKinsey & Company
February 2001 - January 2007 (5 years 11 months)
Leading strategy, organization and operational improvement client engagements in various industries: retail, media, transportation, steel, etc.
Paris, France
October 1997 - January 2001 (3 years 3 months)
Corporate communication consultant specialized in crisis management

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