Marie-Axelle: COO/Managing Director - France

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Position: COO/Managing Director
Nationality: France
Home Country: France


17 years of experience in the development of new businesses in retail, e-commerce and home shopping 4 years of consulting experience, specialized in e-commerce and mult-channel retail

Major Achievements

Set up the Turkish subsidiary of Sephora, from scratch, as Managing Director. Sephora is now one of the leading cosmetics retailers in Turkey. The Turkish entity is one of the best performing entity in the Europe, Middle East and Asia zone.

Industry Sector Competencies

• E-Commerce/Internet
• Software
• Systems Integration
• Consumer Goods
• Grocery, DIY, Department Stores, Fashion

Professional Objectives

• Function: Managing Director
• Interim Manager: Yes
• Permanent Position: Yes
• Operational: Yes
• Availability: Full time
• Prefered Locations: Anywhere in Europe

Additional Professional Interests

• Non Executive Director Assignments

Countries Covered

• Germany
• Belgium
• France
• UK

Operational Competencies

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


Home Country:
Full time
HEC, one of France's top Business School
English, French, German, Italian, Romanian
Management experience:
More than 15 years
Company size:
Start-up, SMB, Multinational