Chief Information Officer (CIO) – IT Director

The IT Systems Director (ISD) – or Chief Information Officer (CIO) – plays a highly strategic role in today’s corporate business world. Impacting multiple functions, he is truly the company’s core performance driver, the key to its positive transformation and consistent growth. He constantly improves its processes, boosting their agility and enabling the business model to generate greater value.

Our talent pool includes top-level CIOs with solid experience in several business sectors and types of companies. These executive interim IT professionals all have a firm grasp on how the different functions need to contribute to a long-term strategy and support national or international objectives.

CIO background and skills

As CIO, you have spearheaded and overseen the transformation of several Information Systems, led the operational implementation of major structural transformation projects and/or process optimization or organization at large or medium-sized companies undergoing transformations, in and/or abroad, while at the same time motivating and uniting your teams around ambitious new objectives.

Your business insights have enabled you to come up with new strategies for the various roles in each organization leveraging the market’s most innovative solutions, particularly those with a strong digital content.

Strengths of an executive interim IT Director

  • Creation or centralization of the IT function
  • Audits, due diligence and integrating acquisitions
  • IT carve-outs
  • Internalizing or outsourcing processes
  • International and/or multi-site ERP implementation
  • Horizontal or vertical multicultural team management 

Are you charismatic? Do you have a hands-on approach? Are you able to see the big picture and problem solve? Do you have excellent verbal and written communication skills?

Our assignments

6 to 12 months assignments



In France or abroad

managers de transition expérimentés

Using executive interim management within an IT Department

Do you want to implement new tools or overhaul your internal processes? Are shifting over to the Cloud and going paperless top priorities for your company today? Is it becoming urgent for your company to update its IT equipment and to create more IT synergies? An interim IT Systems Director can drive your projects forward effectively and efficiently.

An assignment with Valtus

The right solution for your specific needs

Your Valtus Partner will identify your challenges and draw up a set of requirements to suggest a CIO who aligns with your needs.

During the assignment

The IT Director you choose to work with will start by assessing your company’s specific situation and recommend a step-by-step action plan which he will then implement. Ongoing updates with the Valtus Partner and the executive interim occur throughout the assignment.

Concluding the assignment

The interim manager, along with the Valtus Partner, will present a final report, which will include his recommended next steps. He will prepare the files to be handed over to the person who might be taking over his role. We will request your feedback and invite you to take part in our client satisfaction survey.

IT Director testimonials

" I was able to track the advancements achieved, starting from forming a team and culminating in the transition to a manager."
Pierre Blanchemaison 
"I enjoyed the challenge of the situation."
Olivier Soudée 
"The project to be carried out was particularly interesting."
Franck Ronciaux