Title: Management and Business Development Consultant
Company: Leprince Consulting
“Grow Ideas. Grow Your People. Grow Your Business,” is the motto Claudine Leprince lives by. She has always believed in going after her dreams and building a successful business that centered on helping people. Three years ago, Ms. Leprince made the decision to start her own company, Leprince Consulting, which works with clients to identify concept advantages for customers. The company also conducts analysis in order to improve a company’s efficiency and profitability, and develops strategies that promote growth. In her role, Ms. Leprince manages business development and accounts, as well as marketing campaigns, conducts analysis, and helps companies to improve efficiency. Although her company is fairly young, Ms. Leprince has achieved great success. She has assisted her largest clients’ conversion ratio from 30 percent to 75 percent.
Before establishing Leprince Consulting, Ms. Leprince spent five years working in journalism and has more than 20 years of experience in sales, management and marketing for a variety of industries. She was a TV and radio journalist for RFO, and spent the majority of her career working for Europages. After gaining extensive experience in communication, marketing, business strategy, advertising and business development, Ms. Leprince realized she could start her own company. She created Leprince & Pourrias Agence, a communication agency in 2005 and ran the company until November 2011.
Ms. Leprince also lends her expertise and knowledge to AcuFocus, Inc., where she serves as the market development manager for Europe. Additionally, she continues to run Leprince & Pourrias Presse – Press Agency, which is an organization of editors-in-chief and journalists that creates business-to-business content for magazines, the Web and other publications.
For her strong leadership and entrepreneurial triumphs, Ms. Leprince was named Woman Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012, and won the Silver Pen Award for Leprince & Pourrias Presse. Ms. Leprince attributes her success to her belief in herself, as well as her perseverance and hard work.