Our history

  • 1978

    Foundation of TPA by two partners, Maryline SACHOUX and Patrice TROTIGNON, both holding a M.A. in Occupational Psychology from Paris V University.
  • 1981

    Development of evaluation and assessment tools to support the HR departments of major industrial groups and thus facilitate management of the following aspects: integration of new employees, training plans, mobility within the company
  • 1987

    1982-1987: Validation of the assesment tools on a very large panel (several thousand candidates), including non-managerial, middle management and senior management staff
  • 1992

    Opening of a Representative Office in Moscow
  • 1994

    Elisabeth Gorodkov-Goutierre, graduate of the Paris IEP political studies institute, became a partner, took over the Moscow Office and developed business in the CIS
  • 1999

    Integration of our first Russian consultant, Anastassia OSTAPENKO, sociology graduate from the University of Social Sciences in Moscow
  • 2001

    Opening up to Russian clientele and signature of major assessment and human resources management contracts, particularly in the energy sector
  • 2002

    Expatriation of one of the founding partners
  • 2003

    Integration of a 3rd expatriate to reinforce the Executive Search activity
  • 2004

    Foundation of a Russian subsidiary OOO AXIS
  • 2005

    Launch and development of the Search and Selection activity in the Ukraine for major international groups.
  • 2007

    Development of a mass assessment tool designed to detect potential in organisations with large headcounts
  • 2008

    Broadening of activities to Russian regions in order to support major groups (gas, oil, chemistry, metallurgy, etc.) with strong regional development (installation of industrial facilities)
  • 2009

  • Integration of a new Research Consultant, Caroline HANRAS, to support the "Search Executive" activity.