Stéphane de PALMAS - COO/CCO
General Manager LUXURY BUSINESS UNIT in Damiani, Tiffany, Van Cleef and Arpels and Cartier
Stephane de PALMAS
Partner Shared-COO&CCO at Shared-Csuite Former General Manager Damiani, Tiffany, Van Cleef and Arpels, Dubai, UAE
General background on career: Stephane de Palmas is co-Founder of Shared C-Suite, helping brands across the Middle East navigate the complexities of growing a business. Before devoting his work full time to Shared C-Suite, Stephane served 15 years as General Manager setting up successful business units for the most prestigious brands such as Van Cleef & Arpels, Tiffany and Damiani Group in the region. In addition to growing the retailer’s physical presence for those brands, Stephane succeed in developing astute tailored made Marketing, Events, Operations , and Training solutions for each. Stephane is a straight-forward strategist and creative thinker, able to drive innovation processes for brand development. Stephane is a seasoned leader with enduring passion for Luxury Retail. He is continuously inspiring brand ambassadors and partners to deliver enhanced customer’s journey. Prior to joining General Manager role, Stephane served different key role in retail as Retail Vice-President and Flagship director for Cartier in France and more strategic role as Attaché à la présidence for Cartier international.
Specialization: Retail, luxury, brand implementation.
COO/CCO Style: Stephane applies a holistic approach to Retail, brand development and operational challenges? always finding the best options for the brand. Location: Dubai, UAE and Paris, France Qualifications: Stephane holds a Masters degree in Business – Top French Business School – Graduated in Finance (ISC Paris), Paris
Languages: French and English
Experience and keys competencies: 28 years of global experience in Retail and Luxury. 28 years of “Customer experience” centricity 18 years as Business unit GM with long track of achievements. Effective promoter of collaboration in X-cultural environments. 14 years in Emerging Market (Middle East). Creative & visionary strategy for brand implementation.