Ariane Pradal

Founding Partner

The Career Path Of Ariane Pradal

With more than 15 years of experience, Ariane Pradal accompanies executives at key moments in their careers. Her passion is to make each professional transition and each coaching session an opportunity to start out stronger in the right direction.

Within a framework which is at the same time benevolent and structured, she invites each executive to give meaning to his or her career path, to enhance the richness of all their personal resources and professional successes. In doing so, they are able to build with confidence and lucidity a future that look like them.

To get through the complexity and all the paradoxes of the transition situations, she pays particular attention to posture, self-confidence and the ability to rise up with discernment.

These three elements are the cornerstone of any successful change. Ariane Pradal accompanies executives in all positions in a CODIR or COMEX, regardless of their sector.

Having successfully led significant changes in her own career, Ariane knows that they are possible when chosen and led with audacity, method, rigor and insight. This is why she stimulates creativity and the ability to bounce back in response to market needs.

Her approach includes a constructive network approach, the definition of a realistic and targeted professional positioning and a clear “competitive advantage”, allowing strong visibility and powerful communication. To make the difference and convince.

Optimism, confidence, commitment and a taste for success shape her conception of her job.

Her professional experiences

Ariane’s first job is in marketing, which she has been practicing for more than 20 years in a variety of companies: cosmetics and luxury goods at L’OREAL, insurance at UAP, retail banking at CREDIT LYONNAIS and professional information in a start-up. She uses this expertise in each mission to “market” the professional project and build the “personal branding”.

She was an expatriate for 8 years in Brazil, then in Greece.

She then turned to the practice of outplacement and coaching, first as head of the ESSEC ALUMNI Career Department, then within three of the most renowned executive outplacement firms in Paris, before co-founding Cap Dirigeant.

Her Education

Ariane is a graduate of the ESSEC Grande École.

She is a certified coach (Paris Coaching School), also trained in MBTI, Transactional Analysis and Bern’s Organizational Theory (TOB), Process Com Coaching (Individual and teams), PREDOM and DynaStrat (Stratelio).

She is a regular speaker at conferences in several alumni associations of Grandes Écoles (ESSEC, Sciences Po, EMLyon, EDHEC, Arts et Métiers…)