Staffing 100 Europe | 2020
Sylvestre Blavet assumed the role of chairman and CEO of French online staffing group Freelance.com in 2019. He is also chairman of Paris-based CBV Ingénierie Group, the largest shareholder of Freelance.com. Blavet oversaw a 26% increase in Freelancer.com’s 2019 revenue to €237.1 million. In June 2020, the CBV Ingénierie Group acquired INOP’S, a Paris-based IT services firm. Blavet’s career with Groupe CBV Ingénierie involved turning around the company’s fortunes by ceasing its telecommunications activities and developing its technical assistance services. In 2009 and 2010, he developed its umbrella company services by acquiring SAGE and Ad’missions. He had taken over as chief executive of Groupe CBV Ingénierie in 2006.