Finance, Food & Surf
Virginie Birade joined Experienced Capital in May 2017 as Investment Director. She monitors four portfolio companies: Jimmy Fairly, Sessùn, Sœur and Maison Standards, and works actively on the deal-flow, with her focus on the food sector.
From 2005 to 2012, Virginie worked for Groupe Casino as Project Manager in the financial department of Rallye, then in the Casino Strategy and Planning department, and finally as Head of Financial Operations at Franprix – Leader Price. She works on numerous financing, optimization and management projects as well as on the structuring and monitoring of capital partnerships with franchisees.
In 2012, Virginie joined SMCP's (Sandro, Maje, Claudie Pierlot) Finance department as assistant to Emmanuel Pradère, then Executive Vice-President Finance and Operations, in order to support the Group's strong growth and strengthen financial control.
For five years, she was mainly in charge of financial control, indirect purchasing and financial communication. She took an active part in the Group's shareholding transactions process in 2013 and 2016.
Virginie graduated from HEC in 2005.
What drives Virginie
Those crashing waves.
Virginie loves theatre, surfing and cooking.