Our team

Our Team

We are your global partner for any needs you might have in marketing, business strategy, NBD, or sales. We are organized in 3 operational Business Units around the globe:
– Daydream GmbH which covers the EMEA region including Russia
– Dynovel Inc. which covers the USA, Canada, Mexico and Brazil as well
– Daydream Business Consulting (Shanghai) Ltd which can deliver projects for all Asia region especially China, Malaysia, Korea, and Japan

Our people are our Strength!

For each project, we propose a team of highly skilled consultants with strong technical backgrounds supported by Senior Managers with extensive business strategy & market analysis experience.

Our team’s qualifications, coupled with our proven methodology, best practices and analytical tools, make us your #1 partner for successful project delivery and for addressing your challenges and market needs. We understand sales and marketing tactics, leverage from our professional network and implement a project management culture, analytical methods and overall know-how to promote the growth of your business and support your efforts to design and implement strategic goals.

Please meet with our Executive Management Team. They all share the same passion and are dedicated to the same goal: being your business partner and helping you grow!

Jean-Louis Cougoul
Jean-Louis Cougoul Chief Executive Officer, Daydream & Dynovel

In 1986, Jean-Louis had his Engineer degree completed with an MBA. He first worked for the BRGM (Gabon) and quickly joined the Chemical Industry working for Solvay.

Between 1993 and 1996, he worked for KPMG-Peat-Marwick for Process Re-engineering and SAP Implementation for ELF AQUITAINE.

During 11 years, Jean-Louis worked for Accenture, where he managed very large Business Transformation, SAP Implementation for TOTAL, ELF ATOCHEM, RHODIA, SONATRACH and for Middle East Companies.

From 2007 to 2009, he was VP Project Manager for Schlumberger in Algeria.

Since 2009, Jean-Louis has been the CEO of Daydream/Dynovel and has grown the company globally and across the Industry always developing new offering, tools & methodology to support our clients’ growth and success.

Yusi Chen
Yusi ChenGeneral Manager, Asia Daydream

Yusi has a Bachelor’s degree from Tongji Uni. (Shanghai, China) and Master’s degree from AgroParisTech (Paris, France) majoring in Environmental Engineering.
She previously worked in the Cooperate Social Responsibility team of Societe Generale and in the Marketing & Customer Dept. of Veolia Water HQ.
Yusi joined Daydream China as one of the first employees in its Shanghai Office. She has since then accomplished and managed 50+ projects, from marketing research to new business development.
Applications of experience: Chemical industry, E&E, Automotive, Food, O&G, Home & Personal Care, Retail, etc.
She has been running Daydream Shanghai Office since 2013.

Dr. Fabrice Lacombe
Dr. Fabrice LacombeGeneral Manager, Europe Daydream

Fabrice owns a PhD in organic chemistry from the University of Dortmund (Germany).
He joined Daydream in 2005 in France as a consultant. In 2006, he moved to Germany, participated in the creation of Daydream GmbH and became Managing Director in 2009.
He has globally performed and managed more than 60 projects in the realms of Market Assessment, Business Strategy, Sales, Marketing, Purchasing, and Supply Chain in Chemistry, Life Sciences and Materials for leading companies such as Cabot, BASF, Dow and Solvay.
Over the past 10 years, Fabrice has gathered an extensive know-how in Development of New Business, Sales Growth Strategies and Innovation.
Fabrice has also led several workshops for companies such as DuPont, Oleon, Lanxess, Symrise and Arkema.

Stephanie Lorini
Stephanie LoriniGeneral Manager, Americas Dynovel

In 2003 Stephanie joined Daydream in France as a Business development manager to grow the Company in Europe by prospecting the Chemical Industry. She became an Executive Key Account Manager for the company and moved to Philadelphia, USA in 2007 to create the Daydream US office.
In 2014 Stephanie was appointed General Manager of Daydream USA which became Dynovel Inc.
Stephanie has a Master Degree in Polymers from the French Chemical Engineering School of Bordeaux. With 15+ years in the Consulting Industry, managing projects in market analysis, business strategy and NBD. Stephanie is committed to delivering the best results & success to our clients by managing our high skilled team of consultants in North America.