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Joël Chassard

Chairman of the management board, Caisse d’Epargne Normandie

BACKGROUND / Academic and professional background

Graduated as a mathematician (DESS, CAEE, master in mathematics and fundamental implementation, degree in economic sciences), I have started my career in the education before joining the Caisses d’Epargne network in 1986. I was financial director for Aube, Champagne Ardenne and then Pays du Hainaut where I have integrated the directory. Member of the directory of the Caisse d’Epargne of the Alps in 2000, then President of the Pays du Hainaut’s one in 2004, I have been charged in 2007 to lead the project of a Caisse d’Epargne creation in Normandie. I am since then the president of the directory.

I am also the chairman of the Caisse d’Epargne Normandie fund for the solidarity initiative.

ACHIEVEMENT/ What is your project, initiative, start-up, company all about?

We have built a performing corporation in a very short time. In 2011/2012, I felt there was a strategic shift to be made so as to set up a new social contract with our collaborators.

LOCATION/ In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities?

In Normandie

IMPACT/ What is the positive economic, social, political, environmental…of the activity, project, initiative, start-up, company?

We have set up a new model seeking for the satisfaction of the three stakeholders that are the corporation itself, the collaborators and the clients. Our objective is to create virtuous interections favoring a sustainable performance.

QUOTE/ A saying, quote or reference phrase that tells something about you

« The future, you do not have to plan it but to allow it” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (Citadelle, 1948)