You may have seen him around the premises of Axess and wondered “hey-it’s-the-new-guy-what’s-his-name”? 🤔 Well, he is Frédéric Méjean, our new Head of Aftersales.
We decided to get up-close-and-personal with Frédéric and learn all the whys and hows.
Who is Frédéric Méjean?
A car enthusiast, and passionate by anything that has an engine.
Can you explain to us what do you do?
Today, I take up a new challenge by leading the AXESS aftersales services towards a new organization and results.
What has your career path been?
I started off at Deloitte France as Business Analyst and managing data collection and processing for car parts already. Early 2000, I moved to Renault and started an adventurous and prosperous journey as a Brake Test Engineer.
Grew to Area Service Manager after 4 years and managing 14 Dealer workshops and 245 repairer highlighting parts sales, service quality, warranty, claims and more. Then trucks were my line of work with Renault Trucks as Project Manager where, I principally was involved in the conception of contract cost.
In 2013, new opportunities knocked on my door at Volvo as Network Development Team Leader and Aftermarket Area Sales Manager till 2020. Now, I am at Axess for a new journey and hope it will be a fruitful one.
What led you to this career?
The passion for cars and new opportunities.
Why did you choose AXESS?
AXESS is more than a car dealer, it’s a multi brand importer.
What’s one thing that surprised you about working at AXESS?
People are very nice and helpful, always with a smile. And the building is a real labyrinth.
Your favourite car?
In AXESS brand world, I will choose the Jaguar I-Pace because it is the future.
What’s your go-to-productivity trick?
Since a business is made up of humans, I would say: Collaborative workspace.
How about getting little more personal?
If you could snap your fingers and become an expert in something, what would it be?
I guess, what people think.
What advice would you give to your teenage self?
My two kids are already adults, but I told them: Do the job which would make you happy to wake up every morning!
A favourite memory you would like to share?
So many favorite memories, impossible for me to choose one, and it would be difficult to make it short and unfair towards the others 🙂
Best Mauritian food you had so far?
Gateau Piment or bol renverse! 🍜
Best spot you’ve discovered yet in Mauritius?
I didn’t find time to visit all the island yet. But, The Morne beach is really nice.
Just for fun!
Are you a cat or dog person?
I like both, but the cat is quieter in the morning. (A dog barks every morning at 6 a.m. where I am living today)
What is your hidden talent?
What’s your favorite football team ? ⚽
Saint Etienne, because my mother and my wife are born in this town.
Your most hated household chore?
Wash the dishes. I am a dishwasher fan.
One song you sing in your car?
Fly me to the Moon (Frank Sinatra) 🎵
A message you would like to share with everyone:
Thank you to all AXESS employees for your welcome. Be sure that I will do my best to grow this company with everyone.