With an Engineer diploma from Ecole Centrale de Lyon (France) and a MBA from INSEAD, Jean Meillassoux worked as a management consultant for Booz Allen & Hamilton.
He then joined the Accor Hospitality Group where he was in charge of all mail order catalogues and incentive gift companies. He created Wagons-Lits Diffusion & Collections Orient-Express, operating the famous Pullman Orient-Express luxury train, retail shops, mail order catalogues and licensing activity.
As a luxury distribution and brand licensing expert, he launched CODIMAGE brand licensing agency in 2006.
He is regularly contacted by the most prominent luxury brand owners (Accor, Cacharel, Cerruti, Groupe Chalhoub, Picasso...) or Private Equity firms (IDI private equity, Li&Fung ...) wishing to invest funds in luxury brands.
His area of expertise covers France, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Jean is a regular lecturer at international licensing seminars.