On July 1st, the Institut Supérieur de Marketing du Luxe and the great names of the luxury world presented their diplomas to the 74 winners of the 24th promotion in the sumptuous salons of the Cercle de l'Union Interalliée.


This ceremony took place under the high patronage of Denis de Kergolay (President of the Cercle de l'Union Interalliée) surrounded by a prestigious audience including :

Coralie de Fontenay (General Manager Cartier France),
Bruno Dutel (Human Resources Director Figaro Médias),
Eric Bompard (Chairman Bompard Cachemire),
Sonia Perrin (Director of Communication and Development of the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art),
Manuel Mallen (President Poiray and Tecla),
Pascal Ravessoud (Director of Marketing and Development of the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie),
Olivier Perruchot (Managing Director Piaget France and United Kingdom),
Chantal Thomass (Lingerie Designer Groupe Chantelle),
Chantal Roos (Grand lady of perfume, creator of her own perfume brand "Dear Rose"),
Nicolas Bos (President of Van Cleef & Arpels),
Marianne Romestain (President of the Lancel House),
Natacha Dzikowski (Executive Director of the TBWA agency),
Laurent Gardinier (Chairman of the Taillevent Group),
Alain Quillet (General Manager of the Maison Nina Ricci),
Jean-Jacques Salaün (General Manager for France of the Inditex Group),
Olivier Mellerio (Managing Director of Mellerio dits Meller),
Marc-André Kamel (Senior Partner of Bain & Company),
Pierre Cornette de Saint Cyr (Auctioneer),
Antoine Hebrard (President of Who's Who),
Philippe Le Moult (Director of Institutional Relations Christian Dior),
Richard Mille (Creator of Richard Mille watches),
Katya Pellegrino (Director Luxe-Magazine.com),
Carlos Rosillo (C.E.O. of Bell & Ross),
Guillaume de Seynes (Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Hermès International),
Bruno Moinard (Interior Designer),
Muriel Imowicz (General Manager of Bulgari France, Belgium and Monaco),


The title of Major was awarded to Sophie Guanter, a 27-year-old Swiss student, for her thesis "Watchmaking in the age of customer experience: a proposal for a global approach".


Five "very good" ratings were awarded:
Meng Xie, for his thesis "For an innovative communication dedicated to the emerging markets of Chinese top-of-the-range fashion designers";
Camille Hugues-Bouteiller, for her thesis "La maroquinerie de luxe, objet de désir intemporel";
Claire Saint Esprit, for her thesis "Les pièces anciennes de joaillerie et d'horlogerie : proposition d'un nouveau concept de vente au sein de la Maison Piaget";
Aurore Tomasi, for his thesis "Hermès Petit Cavalier - development of a universe of luxury baby accessories for 0-4 years";
Bérénice Foussard- Nakache, for her thesis "Le patrimoine historique et culturel au service des maisons de luxe - proposition pour les 130 ans de Bulgari".