Olivier Alluis, formerly an innovation center lead at IBM, joins senior management at Rakuten Aquafadas alongside president Yasufumi Hirai and CEO Koichiro Takahara.
Rakuten Aquafadas, leader in digital publishing and app creation, part of the Rakuten Group, continues to make key appointments in 2017 with the addition of Olivier Alluis who will join the board in September as Deputy General Manager. Yasufumi Hirai and Koichiro Takahara were appointed in March 2017 and Olivier’s arrival is another exciting step in company’s evolution towards digital publishing and B2B content and apps leader.
With decades of experience in technology sector, Olivier Alluis will bring invaluable skills and will closely work with the CEO Koichiro Takahara to expand company’s presence, specifically growing the French client’s portfolio as well as strengthening and accelerating international expansion. Based in Montpellier, Olivier will also link the Japanese teams with those in France, represented by the CTO, Thomas Ribreau and the CIO Florian Lemoine.
Koichiro Takahara: “We’ve been looking for a talent like Olivier for a long time because he’s a really rare thing – with in-depth knowledge of sector, French market insights, passion and experience in innovation and energy and willingness to lead and manage our company entering an exciting period of growth and evolution. A fantastic task for a strong leader such as Olivier!”