TFWA announces new Board and Management Committee

Following elections this week, TFWA is pleased to announce the new members of its Board and Management Committee. Joining the Board are Moët Hennessy’s Donatienne de Fontaines-Guillaume who takes on the role of Vice-President Commercial, Nadia Skouri from Buying The Sky as Vice-President Marketing, Priscilla Beaulieu from Kaloo, Clayeux, Kokeshi by Millennium Fragrances as Vice-President Corporate, and Estée Lauder Companies’ Patrick Bouchard joins as Vice-President Conferences & Research. Frédéric Garcia-Pelayo from Interparfums was re-elected to his position as Vice-President Finance.

Erik Juul-Mortensen, TFWA President, expressed his gratitude to the members of the Board and Management Committee who are moving on this year, in particular Gerry Munday, Alessandra Visconti and Philip Geeraert. “TFWA cannot achieve all that it does for our industry without the leadership of a strong and dedicated board and management committee. I would like to offer my personal thanks to all for their hard work and commitment to our industry.”

Commenting on the new team, he said; “Our new Management Committee and Board will bring new expertise and fresh perspectives to our association. I’m certain that the new team will be very well placed to take the association through the next successful chapter in its history.”

The election of the 40 members of the Management Committee took place this week at TFWA World Exhibition & Conference, and their election or re-election was approved at the Annual General Meeting on Thursday, 4th October.

The new Board and Management Committee will hold their positions for two years from October 2018 to October 2020.

The full Committee is as follows:

WINE & SPIRITS

  • Philippe de Marcilly ALBERT BICHOT 
  • David Hughes BACARDI MARTINI 
  • Nick Mogford BROWN-FORMAN 
  • Damien Bertrand MAISON BOINAUD SAS 
  • Pier Giuseppe Torresani MASI AGRICOLA SpA 
  • Donatienne de Fontaines-Guillaume MOËT HENNESSY 
  • Franc Kopatin STOCK INTERNATIONAL 
  • Rajiv Bhatia WILLIAM GRANT & SONS 

TobacCo

  • Tobias Baude IMPERIAL TOBACCO
  • Gemma Bateson JTI 
  • James Young OETTINGER DAVIDOFF AG 
  • Rami Maktabi PHILIP MORRIS WORLD TRADE S.A.R.L

FRAGRANCES & COSMETICS

  • Arnaud de Volontat ALTIMETRE
  • Jean-Guillaume Trouvin CHANEL S.A.S. 
  • Olivier Dubos CHRISTIAN DIOR PARFUMS 
  • Christian Laurent CLARINS GROUP 
  • Simona Sangalli COLLISTAR SpA 
  • Philippe Margueritte COTY 
  • Patrick Bouchard ESTÉE LAUDER COMPANIES 
  • Frédéric Garcia-Pelayo INTERPARFUMS 
  • Priscilla Beaulieu  KALOO, CLAYEUX, KOKESHI BY MILLENNIUM FRAGNANCES
  • Sophie Neyertz-Ehrsam L'OREAL 
  • Antoine Lafourcade PUIG INTERNATIONAL SA 

FASHION, ACCESSORIES & LEATHER GOODS

  • Romina Cortegiani BALLY
  • Emanuele Mazziotta COCCINELLE SpA 
  • Francis Gros ERMENEGILDO ZEGNA
  • Gerry Munday FURLA SpA
  • Alessandro Pozzi LUXOTTICA GROUP SpA 
  • Silvia Santin MCM 

JEWELLERY/WATCHES/CLOCKS

  • Nadia Skouri Garcia-Pelayo BUYING THE SKY
  • Cécile Naour CARTIER SA 
  • Stuart McGuire SCORPIO WORLDWIDE Ltd
  • Claudia Heskier Schioenning SWAROVSKI AG 

GIFTS/HOME DECORATION/PENS/ELECTRONICS

  • Thom Rankin CAPI GLOBAL BV
  • Jean-Pierre Bombet SPA DEVELOPPEMENT d/b/a/ BE RELAX SARL 
  • Sam Gerber WORLDCONNECT AG

CONFECTIONERY & FINE FOODS

  • Patrick Dorais AL NASSMA CHOCOLATE LLC
  • Steven Candries GUYLIAN
  • Jaya Singh MONDELEZ WORLD TRAVEL RETAIL 
  • Eric Carlier VALRHONA SAS