Le bureau du Wharton Club de France vous convie à participer à notre déjeuner du mercredi 17 Janvier 2024 à 12h30 PRÉCISES
Enjeux du Wharton Alumni Board
Nicolas partagera avec nous sa longue expérience au sein du Wharton Alumni Board. Il nous parlera du fonctionnement du board, des enjeux et des directions stratégiques de l’école discutés avec le Board des alumni ainsi que des reflexions actuelles du Board au regard de la crise que traverse l’Université.
Le mercredi 17 janvier 2024 à France-Amériques, nous accueillerons lors de notre déjeuner Nicolas Topiol (WG91).
Nicolas Topiol began his career as a bond trader and a treasurer for the French subsidiary of the Standard Chartered Bank. Subsequent to obtaining his graduate Masters in Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, he joined the private equity and mergers and acquisition departments at Société Générale before joining the French offices of Apax Partners.
Nicolas Topiol moved back to the United States in 1994 to pursue his private equity expertise in investing and developing multiple ventures and joined with the Family office of the Falic Family in 2002 to establish duty free retail and distribution operations in Central and South America, the acquisition from LVMH of Hard Candy, Urban Decay Cosmetics, and the House of Christian
Lacroix becoming its CEO. “Christian Lacroix” celebrated its 35th Anniversary last year and has now expanded into multiple product categories worldwide thru an innovative licensing business model.
Nicolas Topiol is a member of the Alumni Executive Board and of the Advisory Board of the Baker Retail center of the Wharton School, as well as a member of the Fashion & Luxury Council at NYU Stern. In 2019, Nicolas Topiol joined the boards of La Canadienne Enterprise Inc. as its Chairman and of LXRandCo (TSX:LXR) as a member of the Board and of the Audit Committee. Nicolas Topiol became a member of the Board of Directors of Shareability in 2020, and Gloss Ventures in 2021.
Throughout his career, Nicolas Topiol has developed international expertise in various industries, as well as in acquisitions and direct investments in private companies and has further complemented this expertise with hands-on operational work in both the United States and Europe.
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