Sylvie Houlière Mayca has joined Assystem’s Energy & Infrastructure Division as Vice-President Systems. The second woman to join the division’s Executive Committee, she is in charge of strategy and business development for the “critical control and security systems” business.

A sales & marketing career with major players in IT & Telecoms

A graduate of EM Normandie (Masters in Management), Sylvie HoulièreMayca began her career as Key Account Manager at NCR, ATT, Sequent and then 3Com, where she took over Sales & Marketing management for the transport sector.

She joined Cisco in 2000 for a rich and varied thirteen-year career in the Sales Department, and then as Chief Diversity Officer tasked with developing the company’s corporate social responsibility strategy. In 2009, she was entrusted with Sales and Business Development for Cisco France’s mid-market segment.

After further training at HEC CESA (Certificate of Higher Business Education), Sylvie Houlière Mayca created the coaching and consulting firm OSANCE in 2013 to support business leaders and their executive committees throughout their business transformation, organizational and human projects. Now a member of the CESA HEC certification jury, she is regularly involved in the HEC Executive Coaching curriculum.

A woman of commitments

In 2008, due to her particular concern for training new generations, Sylvie Houlière Mayca created the “Cisco Sales Academy” at Cisco to promote sales & marketing talent. She is also committed to professional equality between women and men, and currently serves on the board of the PWN (Professional Women Network) as Vice-President of Mentoring programmes.

Assystem is a new challenge

At Assystem, Sylvie Houlière Mayca has become head of the new business entity dedicated to critical control and security systems. “Our ambition is to become the leader in the world of industrial digital. Our business revolves around consulting, systems integration, and managing the operational maintenance of critical facilities. This means dedicating our security culture and our fifty years of experience in cutting-edge sectors to ensure the sustainability of industrial infrastructure and systems,” says Sylvie Houlière Mayca.

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