Franck Abihssira and Nicolas Daveau join Emerton's leadership in Paris

14 April 2023 2 min. read
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International strategic consultancy Emerton has strengthened its senior team in home base France with the hires of Franck Abihssira and Nicolas Daveau.

Appointed a partner and associate partner respectively, Franck Abihssira and Nicolas Daveau both operate out of Emerton’s Paris headquarters. The 70-strong consulting firm has further offices in Munich, New York, and Tokyo.

A member of the Telecom, Media & Technology practice, Abihssira brings over three decades of experience to Emerton, gained both in management consulting as well as in industry.

Franck Abihssira and Nicolas Daveau join Emerton's leadership in Paris

Prior to joining Emerton, Abihssira was a partner at Tactis Consulting for six years (a French consultancy specialised in telecom and digital infrastructure) and ran his own consulting business for over eight years. During this time, he worked on various strategic projects in telecom and digital infrastructure, including working on a dozen or so transactions.

Earlier, Abihssira held several leadership roles at Bouygues Telecom, including a role on the executive committee, and served as chief executive officer of e-TF1, the internet and multimedia subsidiary of TF1 Group. During his first stint at Bouygues Telecom, he helped setup a joint venture with Telecom Italia and worked on the launch of internet access provider, World Online France.

Daveau meanwhile is a member of the Data practice, which helps clients with topics including data science, artificial intelligence, and advanced analytics.

He brings over a decade of experience in the industrial and technology sectors. Before joining Emerton, he served as Global Climate Solutions Director at Palantir, leading commercial development and technical execution for key accounts in the areas of supply chain, procurement, and quality in the industrial sector.

Earlier in his career, Daveau Nicolas worked at Airbus where he initiated the digital transformation and data analysis activities for the safety of Airbus Commercial Aircraft products.