Management

Thierry Wellhoff

Thierry Wellhoff

CEO

Professional debut at Agence France Presse and then in several agencies including the Eurocom Group. The Founder of the Agency, in charge of Strategic Advice assignments and as Director of Creation. The author of four books: 15 ans de signatures publicitaires (Editions Dunod 1991), Les Valeurs: donner du sens, guider la communication, construire la réputation (Eyrolles 2009 and 2011), L’entreprise en 80 valeurs (with J.F. Claude – Liaisons 2011). Since 2002 he has also been a Director of Syntec Conseil in Public Relations of which he was the CEO for two terms of office from 2010 to 2016.

Philippe Lucas

Philippe Lucas

General manager

For almost 30 years, Philippe Lucas has accompanied companies and institutions in their various communication challenges.
Clearly understanding the many strategic dimensions of a company, its market, its audience and its constraints makes it possible to provide direction and efficiently guide the communication strategy.
Knowing how to share them with the executive management is also key to project success in a world that is changing rapidly and leaves little space for approximation.
General Manager of Wellcom since May 2000, he is notably in charge of development and team management.

Stéphanie Bastide

Stéphanie Bastide

Associate director

For 20 years Stephanie has accompanied companies in their relations with their public, to optimize or defend their interests, preserve their reputation or create a preference. Stephanie develops influential strategies tailored to company needs and adds singularity to your communication. Her career within different agencies and Public Relations sectors (Public Affairs and Crisis Communication with Burson-Marsteller, Corporate and Public Relations with BBDO Corporate, Media Relations and Corporate Services with Beau Fixe) enable her to adopt a transversal approach to the challenges encountered.
With the Agency since March 2006: Advisory Director in charge of Strategic Advice, Development and Key Account Management and Sensitive Issues/Crisis Management.

Caroline Langlais

Caroline Langlais

Associate director

Caroline has over 20 years of experience in Public Relations and Communications Consultancy: Corporate Communication, Brand Strategies, CSR Communication, Sensitive Communication and Crisis Communication. Before joining Wellcom, she was General Manager of Hill & Knowlton Paris (WPP Group) in charge of advisory services to national and international clients.

François Belz

François Belz

Associate director

François Belz places his understanding of Communication professions at the disposal of the Image Centre of Expertise of the Wellcom Agency. He is in charge of deploying strategies to provide an accurate vision of what client companies represent for their various audiences. Associated with Strategic Planning, this work on the corporate image is designed to assist advertisers in the strengthening of their links within their ecosystem. A graduate of the Institut de Droit Comparé (Institute of Comparative Law) of the Université de Panthéon/Assas Paris II, in European Business Law, François Belz began his career in 1988 by founding BVH, a Communications Agency specialized in content creation for companies. He went on to perform duties in several agencies: MediaSystem Groupe Publicis, Terre de Sienne, L’Agence Carat Groupe AEGISMEDIA, and within the press group Express-Roularta. In 2008, François became General Manager in charge of the Pôle Corporate et Contenus within SEQUOIA. From 2012 to 2013, he ran the Corporate Strategic Advisory Division and the External Relations Division for Ligaris (that has since become Babel), before joining Wellcom, in 2013.

CORINE RENIÉ-PÉRETIÉ

CORINE RENIÉ-PÉRETIÉ

Associate director

Expert in the Lifestyle and Consumer sectors, this former journalist has lived several lives that have led her to work in Communication and PR. From Vuitton to Pietri RP and Reed Expo, she joined the Publicis Group to take charge of the management of Publicis Link and then La Maison Link. After six years of independence and development, La Maison Link merged with the Wellcom Group. Corine knows how to talk to entrepreneurs. She also knows how to make them talk and have them talked about. She has sailed across the Atlantic and run the New York Marathon. She ran the media coverage for the America’s Cup in Paris and the Dalai Lama in France. From her past lives she has kept a taste for discovery, curiosity, the demand for fairness and a sense of collective spirit. She loves novelty, daring, teams, the joys of entrepreneurship, green tea, art, literature and shoes. She dislikes routine, annuities and “that will do” type comments.

Jean-Baptiste de Bellescize

Jean-Baptiste de Bellescize

Associate Senior advisor

After beginning his career as a senior civil servant at the French ORTF (Office de Radiodiffusion et Télévision Françaises) and then in a Ministerial Cabinet, Jean-Baptiste de Bellescize was the founding CEO of two large international agencies in France: Weber Shandwick where he worked for 20 years and Porter Novelli, for 10 years. Since 2010 he has been part of Wellcom as Associate Director. Specialized in Corporate Communication and Public Relations, Public Affairs and Sensitive Communication, he has advised numerous large companies such as HP, Procter & Gamble, Compagnie Générale des Eaux, Eurotunnel or EDF. Former Chairman of Syntec Conseil en Relations Publics, he graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Political Studies Institute) in Paris.

Gabrielle de La Ville Baugé

Gabrielle de La Ville Baugé

Head of development

Gabrielle de La Ville Baugé joined Wellcom in 2010 as Head of Development in charge of Design and Implementation of the Agency’s sales strategy. Thanks to over 20 years of professional experience in the Communication and Web universe, Gabrielle has fulfilled several positions:
– Consultant with Gibory Consultant: an Advisory firm for choosing Communication agencies.
– Head of Development for the public relations agency Beau Fixe and then the nutritional marketing agency Prunelle.
– Entrepreneur within the Websites: Bouchesaoreilles.com & Latelierdescreateurs.com.