Argon & Co, the global management consultancy that specializes in operations strategy and transformation, is changing its governance to support its growth, and announces the appointment of Jean-François Laget as Group Managing Director.

Jean-François joined Argon & Co in 2013 as a Partner in the Paris office and has been a member of the Executive Committee since 2018. With almost 30 years’ experience and an expansive career in consulting, Jean-François leads operations transformation and competitiveness programs for clients, working across several industries, both in France and internationally, including Aerospace & Defence, Railways, Materials, Industry and Luxury Goods. He has already made a major contribution to the international expansion of the group, with six successive mergers including Crimson & Co, R&G Global Consultants and Pollen Consulting Group, as well as setting up cross-functional projects between the various offices.

Jean-François Laget commented “I’m looking forward to taking over as Group Managing Director of Argon & Co and I’d like to thank Yvan Salamon and all the Partners for their confidence. Over the last 10 years, the business has grown tremendously and is now present in 14 countries around the world with more than 500 consultants. I’m delighted to be able to rely on the high quality of our teams to continue our development and help our clients achieve their strategic and operational objectives.”

Yvan Salamon, CEO of Argon & Co, added “We are fortunate to have a management team with the talent, experience and entrepreneurial spirit needed to continue our development. Jean François, with whom I have worked for 5 years, has the ideal profile to lead the group. His management experience in consultancies of different sizes and stages of growth, as well as his talent for getting people to work together, are fantastic assets in preparing for the future, and consolidating the structure of our group. Jean François and I will continue to work together to ensure the long-term future and independence of Argon & Co.”

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