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Catherine Ladousse


Executive Director Corporate Marketing & Communications


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A graduate of the University of Aix en Provence, with degrees in literature and philosophy, Catherine Ladousse also holds a diploma from the Institut Français de Presse, University of Paris II. Catherine Ladousse began her career with the Association of Francophone Universities before joining the Communications department of Credit Agricole in Paris, then in Cairo. In 1991, she became Communications Director & Customer Satisfaction at American Express, France. She joined IBM in 1995, first as Head of Media for the EMEA PC division then became the Communication Director for IBM France. She joined Lenovo in 2005 as Executive Director of Communications for EMEA. She then helped create the company's global diversity program, “Women In Lenovo Leadership” in 2007.
Since 2012, Catherine has led all corporate and executive communications, major events and diversity initiatives throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. She is member of the Diversity & Inclusion board and Director of the Lenovo Foundation Outside Lenovo, Catherine dedicates her time to gender diversity in the workplace and is the co-Founder and Chairman of the French women's network, “Cercle InterElles” http://www.interelles.com/which is sponsored by 15 blue-chip companies, in the Technology and Sciences space. She is also co-President of a group of 34 associations and organizations dedicated to fight against the sexism in all sectors “Ensemble contre le sexisme”.
In 2017, she received the award of “Chevalier de la légion d’honneur”.

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