Christophe Laval, CRPDirector

    Christophe is the founding President of VPHR, an international firm dedicated to recognition at work. He supports several public and private organizations such as GDF Suez, La Poste, Clear Channel,  Medtronic, Levi’s, Banque de France, l’Armée de l’Air and Entreprises Sociales pour l’Habitat. Christophe was the first European to receive  the Recognition Professionals International certification CRP, he is  also a “trainer’s coach in recognition at work” from Laval University CGSST (Quebec). In 2008, Christophe published “Plaidoyer pour la reconnaissance au travail”.

     Previously Christophe worked as the HRD Europe, for the Water and Energy Division with the Schlumberger Group then moved on to became  the HR Director of Quaker Oats France. In 1996, he joined Yoplait as the HR and Communication Director. Christophe was then called on to become CEO of the Compass Group France – Healthcare and Education. He was later promoted to VPHR of Compass Group Europe. In Early 2006, Christophe was appointed CEO by the board of Entreprise & Personnel, an HR association of 150 major corporations.

    Certifications:

    CRP

    Languages Spoken:

    English, French