Christophe was born in Paris from a merchant family and holds a Business Management diploma (ESM) from France and Geneva. Christophe is married with two children. He began his career at Marks & Spencer in Paris as Head of Department Boulevard Haussmann up to General Manager of the iconic Rivoli store in Paris.
In 2002, he has been called by the Disney group to take charge of the Flagship store on the Champs Elysees, where a year later, he was promoted to Managing Director Disney Store France with its 17 stores developing a record turnover of €55M.
In 2006, renowned for his Retail expertise, he was appointed Vice-President of the Retail/Merchandise division at Disneyland Paris, in charge of 70 stores. Christophe has managed his own business unit within a large organization representing a turnover of €230m through the Disneyland Paris 15th year anniversary.
Christophe moved into the Retail Outlet World at McArthurGlen Group in 2011, as Country Director France and Belgium where he revitalized with Resolution Property Troyes and Roubaix. He also opened the Designer Outlet Provence in April 2017.
He recently completed the INSEAD AMP Leadership program, and since 2019, Christophe founded XCY Consulting, advising Brands, Malls operators, and Retail Start-up, on Omnichannel strategy, customer journey, leasing and retail digital integration.
Christophe is a passionate retailer focused on Guest excellence who enjoys moving boundaries and collaborate with teams. He is also a jury member of the IFM (French Institute of Fashion) for more than 15 years.