Caroline Ferrari (89), Alumni of the Month !
Their last professional achievement got them noticed; their extraordinary career makes them stand out; they are currently making the headlines; or they are full of talent, achievement and potential. This month, Caroline ferrari (89), French embassador in Denmark, is our Alumna of the Month!
24 August 2018



Caroline FERRARI (89)

Alumna and French embassador in Denmark

Until then HRD at the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Caroline Ferrari (89) has been appointed ambassador of France to Denmark. Aged 51, this enarch and graduate of Sciences Po and ESCP Europe, spent her entire career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

HR Director at the Quai d'Orsay since 2014, the new ambassador was also prior to that, head of the External Relations Department of the European Union (2009-2010), Minister Counselor at the French Embassy in Berlin (Germany), then on the move to the General Secretariat of European Affairs, which reports to the Prime Minister, as Deputy Secretary General for European Affairs from 2013 to 2014.

This appointment to represent France in Denmark comes as a culmination of a professional journey in the service of the public sector. Congratulations!



Hélène PIETRINI (96)

Alumna and queen of flavors

At the head of 'The World's 50 Best Restaurants' in London: a French woman and ESCP Europe alumna! Since 2016, Hélène Pietrini (96) directs the organization that some consider as the Oscars of gastronomy. Every year it delivers its long-awaited list of the 50 best restaurants in the world, drawn up by a panel of voters from all over the world.

After graduating from ESCP Europe's Marketing Masters in 1996, Hélène held several marketing positions in brand management in international groups such as Unilever, L'Oréal or Dim. In 2012, she turned to the world of hospitality and catering by becoming Strategic Marketing Director of Relais & Châteaux, before taking the helm of the prestigious 'World's 50 Best Restaurants' organization.

With this project, Hélène mixes passion and adrenaline, with a culminating point every year: a high-profile ceremony to announce the ranking which brings together several hundreds of chefs at each edition. On June 19, it was in Bilbao that you could find the top of the gastronomy. #1 in the ranking was the Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy.



Constance NEVORET (13)

Out to conquer America

At just 28 years old, and four years after joining the international management consulting group Amaris, Constance Nevoret (13) develops the firm's strategy in North America. After her studies at ESCP Europe, her first experiences in startups and marketing (Westwing and HelloFresh), she joins the Amaris group in September 2013 in London for the health economics and market access, then she sets off for Canada to contribute to the group's international expansion. 
She opens an office in Toronto in 2015, and in New York a year later. Today, she is Regional Chief Operating Officer and manage the strategy of the company which has 4 offices, 140 employees and 30 clients across the Atlantic. "I also wish to show to my teams that the fast path my career took is within their reach. Here is a piece of advice : learn to believe in yourself and go for it !"



Amandine DE SOUZA (04)



The BHV network welcomes its new captain : Amandine DE SOUZA (04) has been appointed at the head of the famous Parisian department stores BHV, part of the Galeries Lafayette group, for France and its international divisions (Lebanon and Dubaï). She is also Household goods Purchasing Director of the  for the group.

A natural following to an already remarkable career path for this expert in the sectors of household consumer goods and retail. After working four years at the Retail department of Bain & Company offices, Amandine was director for household and non-supply goods in the Casino group between 2009 and 2015. Since then, she has been Executive Director of Westwing, a German e-business brand specialized in furniture and interior decoration.

There are a lot of new challenges awaiting her : enforce BHV Marais’ position as ‘lifestyle multi-specialist’ department store, support the brand development et prepare the e-business launch of the Rue de Rivoli store. We wish her good luck for this new stage in her career !


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