Limagrain trusts TalentSoft to manage the HR data of its different companies


The international agricultural group relies on TalentSoft  to manage the HR data of its different companies and to simplify team management.

Limagrain is the 4th largest seed company in the world thanks to its holding Vilmorin & Cie, the European leader for functional flours through Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients, and No. 3 in France for bakery-viennoiseries-pastries with Jacquet-Brossart.  Limagrain has a headcount of nearly 7,800 spread out over 39 countries.

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Limagrain has trusted TalentSoft, Europe’s leading SaaS-based integrated Talent Management solution, to optimise career its management and to harmonise its HR processes across the group and its subsidiaries.

A complete solution to optimise HR

After a series of assessments regarding the application’s ability to meet the HR functional requirements of the organisation, Limagrain has chosen TalentSoft to accompany its HR process at various levels: career management, performance management and talent planning in order to address the strategic needs of the company.

“We were convinced by the ergonomics and flexibility of the TalentSoft solution as well as the level of support provided by the team. In response to the needs of the current market, TalentSoft provides a modular and scalable offer that allows for multi-site and multilingual HR management. In addition, our companies remain in control of their HR processes and steering.” explained Catherine Pennec, Limagrain’s VP of Human Resources.

TalentSoft’s intuitive functionalities, such as automated reports and customisable performance indicators, will enhance visibility enabling the group to improve its overall efficiency. The Human Resource Department will be able to access performance review results for each staff member through a consolidated on-line profile. Through the implementation of the career review module, they will define action plans that take into account the company strategy as well as the development needs expressed by employees.

Worldwide deployment to harmonise Group practices

“TalentSoft addresses the challenges of our Business Units and their local specificities, while optimising information-sharing at the Group level. The solution, deployed in partnership with our Information Technology Department, fulfils our requirements in terms of the data security. We expect that the TalentSoft solution will facilitate exchanges and will, in time, be an invaluable aid to the management of our talent.” concluded Catherine Pennec.

To further enhance its growth and development, the Group is also considering the deployment of TalentSoft to manage the recruiting function and is conducting an analysis of employee training processes.