François Taithe joined Webhelp in 2004 as Chief Administrative and Financial Officer. He is responsible for financial, legal and organisational support for global growth across the Webhelp Group. He also manages relationships with shareholders and banks, particularly in the context of the Group’s capital development, having overseen three LBOs since 2005.
François was previously the CFO of Tiscali France. He began his career at Bouygues in internal auditing and then moved to TF1, where he held various positions. These included the role of Deputy Chief Financial Officer of TF1 Entreprises, where he helped with the launch of e-TF1. In 1998, François participated in the launch of Worldonline France as secretary general and director of relations with telecom operators including Siris and Colt. Three years later, with Tiscali France, he participated in the acquisition of internet service providers like Freesbee and Infonie. François is also director of a joint venture set up with Laser Group which is responsible for managing customer relations for Tiscali group.
François holds a DESS in Finance from Université Panthéon Assas.