Hafida Cola is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieure de Vente in Besançon. She began her career as a Medical Assistant, then from 2001, moved into a sales career in a ready-to-wear clothing company.
She joined Korian in 2004 as a multi-task assistant, then successively occupied the positions of Assistant for the Animation France service and Animation Project Manager. Since 2013, she has been the national coordinator for Animation and Social Life.
She has held several offices within the single personnel delegation (secretary, member of the Health and Safety Committee (CHSCT), staff representative on the Works Council, Works Council representative on the Supervisory Board and then the Korian Board of Directors).