Daniel Bretonès ACTRAD founder

Daniel Bretonès was involved in the development of many companies and organizations in France, in Europe and in North America.

He started up a Roussel / Elan Pharmaceuticals joint venture in New York :
Within Roussel Nutritionals division he introduced in the American Hospitals, in the end of the 80s as a USA / Canada marketing Director, the most innovative clinical nutritionals. For this he started up the “Roussel / Elan Pharmaceuticals » joint venture.

Managing Innovation :
He organized within the Elf/ Total group and its Innovation division the first social network in the 90s and this applied to strategic projects. He promoted within the group’s subsidiaries innovation methods and validated more than 200 innovative projects.

Fund raiser for startup and SMEs :
As a Consultant for SMEs and startups in the 1995 he coaches young teams in the scaling of their startups and help them raise funds.

Head of Master Programs within a « Grande Ecole de Commerce » :
With ESCEM Business school, an AACSB accredited BS, he created  in the 1995 the ADVISE Master for IT solutions technologies then he runs the Poitiers campus  research department from 2014 to 2016.

Affiliate Profesor with IPAG Business School, a member of the “ Conférence des Grandes Ecoles ” and AACSB accredited.

IPAG Business School is the third French Business School according to the Shanghaï ranking.

Associate member of the  PRISM Sorbonne ( Pôle de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Sciences du Management de l’Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne ) :
His works and publications are focused on innovative strategies, entrepreneurship and clusters development.

Promoter  of the French academic and managerial excellence :
With the ANDESE « Association Nationale des Docteurs ès Sciences Economiques et en Gestion » he organizes every year the ANDESE thesis awards
and the Financier award « Prix ANDESE du Financier »
with the Finance journal « Investir »..

As an advisor for the French foreign trade he helps companies build their international strategies on a worldwide basis.