After graduating from the ISC Paris Business School and obtaining an MBA from the University of San Francisco, Jean-Michel began his career working for the Shell Group in 1982. He had several promotions which have taken him to the Americas and the Caribbean.
His career continued with spells in senior management at CATENA (200 stores), ultimately as Vice President and General Manager EMEA at American Express.
In 2005, he was recruited as Chief Operating Officer for Marionnaud and then promoted to AS Watson Luxury Division.
At Eurosearch & Associates, Jean-Michel works on the global development of interim management and governance assignments.
Non-executive board director appointments
Jean-Michel is a naturally gifted musician, he has created a major international piano competition called “les Virtuoses du Coeur”.