Bernard Etchenagucia has spent most of his career in the telecoms industry. He began at SAGEM, then moved on to the Lagardère and Nortel groups, where he held strategic, business and project related responsibilities.

In 2004, he took over as CEO of the French subsidiary of the Aastra Group, where he restructured and developed the company to consolidate its leading position in the unified communications market.

In 2014, he was appointed Southern European Sales Manager for the Mitel Group, then joined Alcatel Lucent Entreprise, before joining X-PM in September 2019 to build the company’s position in the Telco industry.

Bernard Etchenagucia graduated in engineering from Arts et Métiers and Télécom Paris and is a graduate of IAE Paris.


X-PM provides transition management solutions to large, mid-size and investment fund companies, carrying out crisis management services, transformation and restructuring projects in critical situations.

X-PM’s Partners and Transition Managers are senior management professionals with extensive knowledge and experience in various business sectors. With the availability of a global talent pool and resources within the X-PM network, our executives are carefully selected to meet the needs of our clients based on their business sector and function specific expertise, as well as their experience in handling the challenges they may face in a specific assignment.

Since its incorporation in France in 2001, X-PM’s unique value proposition of transition management service offering has helped us to maintain our reputation as one of the pioneering forces in transition management.

X-PM completes 120 assignments per year on average, in Europe, Asia, the Americas, as well as the Middle East and Africa. Our clients’ loyalty in recurring engagements with us is a strong testament to the high-quality, valuable services we provide.

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