Graduated from the ESCP Europe business school, he began his professional path at Saint-Gobain Desjonquères where he developed sales of bottles for the prestige perfumery and spirit markets in France and abroad, especially in North America and Brazil. For 14 years he has been serving successively at marketing and sales positions for the French and export markets.
In 1996, he left the Saint-Gobain group and focuses its interest on the flexible packaging market for the food industry, he joined the Soplaril company as Sales Director Europe. In 2001, when the Pechiney Group acquired APS (a company printing films for the production of cosmetic and pharmaceutical samples), he became the CEO of this company based in Montreuil-Bellay in the Maine et Loire (Western France) until the merger of Pechiney and Alcan.
He returned to the Saint-Gobain group in 2004, where he was appointed Deputy Managing Director of Saint-Gobain Desjonquères, in charge of the global business development for perfumery bottle, and then CEO for the perfumery and pharmacy of SGD North America, the U.S. subsidiary.