Claire: COO/Managing Director - France

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iCEO™: 51230
Position: COO/Managing Director
Nationality: France
Home Country: France


A seasoned marketer and entrepreneur with clear vision, creativity and pragmatism 25 Years exprerience in leathergoods, handbags and luggage

Major Achievements

Managed leathergood collection for luxury brands and improved and developped business by intoducing/developping: new suppliers, new lines, news methods Founded companies from scratch:Start-up and development of an innovative brand of «smart handbags » for working moms and kids. Exclusive and 100% direct distribution to consumers via a network of independent sales agents (“home parties” ), complemented by mail order and online sales.Start-up and development of a company supplying outsourced design and manufacturing services of custom made bags, luggage and accessories collections to large retail chains

Industry Sector Competencies

• E-Commerce/Internet
• Consumer Goods
• direct to consumer
• sports - swimming

Professional Objectives

• Function: COO, creative director, development director
• Interim Manager: Yes
• Permanent Position: Yes
• Operational: Yes
• Availability: Full time
• Prefered Locations: Paris region

Additional Professional Interests

• Non Executive Director Assignments
• Personal Financial Investment: 150-350K USD

Countries Covered

• France

Operational Competencies

• Technologies to market (Expert)
• Business development (Professional)
• Acquisition and shadow management (Professional)
• New product or service launch (Expert)
• Company rescue or turnaround (Professional)
• Pre or post investment audit (Professional)


Home Country:
Full time
English, French, Italian
Management experience:
More than 15 years
Company size:
Start-up, SMB, Multinational
Interim Manager: