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Indispensable to the commercial development of a company, the position of product manager appeared about five years ago in France. Rather senior profile, the product manager has an average of 8 years of professional experience, according to the results of “Panorama of Product Management in France, 2017 ”produced by Stuart. And nearly half (43%) of the 96 product managers interviewed for the study have at least 4 years of experience in this specific position. A little more than a third (36.5%) of respondents do not manage any team, while nearly 42% of respondents manage teams made up of 1 to 5 employees.

The role of the Product manager has long been and too often relegated to the background in the French landscape, the founders of start-ups for a long time considering the function as superfluous. Our community is now structured around meetups, sharing groups accessible online and events (…).», Analysis Guillaume Simon, Chief Product Officer at Stuart.

In terms of remuneration, most respondents (44%) have a salary of between 41,000 euros and 60,000 euros per year. 38.5% of respondents earn more than 61,000 euros per year. Finally, unsurprisingly, more than 8 in 10 product managers work in Paris, 4% work in Nantes, and 4% in Grenoble or Bordeaux.

** Study carried out among 96 product managers in France, including employees of Deezer, Sarenza, Heetch, Zenly, Happn, Slim Pay, Wynd, Tiller Systems, Qonto, La Ruche, etc.

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Xavier VignonThe society Sogetrel, specializing in the integration of networks and communication systems, has completed a funding round of 27 million euros. BNP Paribas, LCL, Banque Palatine and CIC participated in the transaction.

This investment should enable Sogetrel to accelerate its development. To do this, the company is banking on the emergence of new digital uses, in particular the rise of connected objects linked to the deployment of very high speed on a large scale. In 2016, Sogetrel achieved a turnover of 320 million euros. The company employs 3,000 people and claims 50 locations to cover France, Belgium and Switzerland.

health-tabletOne in 2 French people have already used an online healthcare access service, whether it is an online medical appointment service or the purchase of non-prescription medication, according to the results of a study by Zava. 30% of respondents have already used the Internet for health information, and 11% have already contacted a healthcare professional online.

Among the reasons that led them to use an online service, price, cited by 64% of respondents, comes first when it comes to purchasing drugs. Saving time, cited by 67% of respondents, and convenience (51%) are the main reasons for questioning or consulting a health professional.

Finally, the French see teleconsultation as a way to easily renew a prescription (at 61%), or to easily seek advice from a health professional (at 59%).

** Study carried out by the BVA institute for Zava, from April 20 to 24, 2017 with a sample of 1000 people, representative of the French population aged 18 or over.

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In which cases does a brand prefer to communicate on social networks rather than via traditional media? This is the question answered Statista in a graph. If to give credibility to its message, or to make its brand known, companies prefer to use traditional media, they prefer social networks to reach a target in affinity with their brand.

Infographic: Traditional or social media, the choice of brands |  Statista

publicis-logoArthur Sadoun succeeds Maurice Levy at the head of Publicis

Publicis announces the appointment ofArthur sadoun as Chairman of the Management Board in place of Maurice Lévy. He was previously president of Publicis Communication.

Extreme strengthens its teams Nathalie-Derrey

Extreme announces the arrival of 2 new collaborators. Nathalie Derrey arrives at the post of copywriter. She was previously Senior Copywriter of Publicis 133. Paul Viollet becomes artistic director. He previously held the position of Senior Art Director.

Wamiz announces the appointment of two collaborators

Wamiz strengthens its teams with two new arrivals. Laure Gautherin becomes editor-in-chief. She previously held the position of head of the company section at Aufeminin.com. Elise petter is appointed Social Content Manager at AlloCiné.

ePressPack is looking for its B to B Salesmen (M / F) in Paris

EPRESSPACK, the leader in interactive press rooms and Newsrooms (more than 250 global brands, 30% of the CAC 40, 3-digit growth since its creation, customers in 6 countries) is looking for 4 B2B sales representatives in France.
Our technical solution connects to our clients’ websites, and allows them to publish, distribute, and share content-rich news, develop their audiences, and “editorialize” their stories.

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