International SOS appoints Caroline Hondré as Managing Director France

16 December 2019 ,  —


International SOS, the world’s leading medical and travel security risk services company, announces the appointment of Caroline Hondré as Managing Director France.

Surrounded by a committed team of marketing, sales, customer service and partnerships, Caroline Hondré is responsible for strategic development in France, one of Europe's key markets. She also ensures the distribution policy, structuring and support of the sales teams to develop the growth of the French market.

Her main missions are to guarantee:

  • the development of commercial activity around International SOS' health and safety services for French organisations, major groups and ETIs worldwide, 
  • maintaining and continuously improving the quality of operations deployment,
  • supporting the group in meeting new strategic challenges such as the internationalisation of the activity of French companies in an environment that is increasingly complex, volatile, uncertain and ambiguous,
  • the further development of International SOS' integrated health and safety offer and access to healthcare for employees worldwide.

Caroline Hondré also supports her teams to meet a growing need for security risk management; raise awareness around the Duty of Care in new sectors, such as higher education, and ensure market monitoring to anticipate new commercial offers.

A career dedicated to international business
With 20 years of international experience, Caroline Hondré joined International SOS in 2007 as Regional Director based in Prague. She was in charge of managing the supplier network for the Africa, Europe, Middle East, Russia and Balkan Peninsula areas. During her expatriation to the Czech Republic, Caroline Hondré was also a Foreign Trade advisor.

Since 2011, she has been assuming the position of Group Managing Director in the Sales Department of International SOS where she provided her expertise in major projects on customer engagement, commercial excellence and sales support.
Caroline Hondré has an engineer background (she studied at ENSA Toulouse and Agro Paris Tech). Caroline Hondré also holds a degree in Finance from HEC and then joined INSEAD for a "Women Leadership" program.


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About the International SOS Group of Companies

The International SOS Group of Companies is in the business of saving lives, protecting your global workforce from health and security threats. Wherever you are, we deliver customised health, security risk management and wellbeing solutions to fuel your growth and productivity. In the event of extreme weather, an epidemic or a security incident, we provide an immediate response providing peace of mind. Our innovative technology and medical and security expertise focus on prevention, offering real-time, actionable insights and on-the-ground quality delivery. We help you meet compliance reporting needs for good governance. By partnering with us, organisations can fulfil their Duty of Care responsibilities, while empowering business resilience, continuity and sustainability.

Founded in 1985, the International SOS Group is trusted by 12,000 organisations, including over half of the Fortune Global 500, multi-national corporate clients and mid-size enterprises, governments, educational institutions and NGOs. 10,000 multi-cultural medical, security and logistics experts stand with you to provide support & assistance from over 1,000 locations in 85 countries, 24/7, 365 days.   

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