LEF MARKETING LUNCHEONS

The Luxury Education Foundation is pleased to present the “LEF Marketing Luncheon” program in collaboration with the Retail Luxury Goods Club (RLG) and Marketing Association of Columbia (MAC) at Columbia Business School. This lunchtime panel discussion provides MBA students interested in marketing with the rare opportunity to have an open dialogue with leading Marketing professionals in the Luxury Industry.

 The LEF Marketing Luncheons bring together an expert panel of 3 -4 marketing professionals, from CMOs, SVPs, EVPs, Directors, to Junior Managers of Marketing, Sales, and/or Strategy, to offer students a glimpse into the role that leading strategists, analysts, and decision makers play within luxury firms, and to better understand their career paths.

This dynamic group of speakers will engage with select students to discuss topics such as:

  • Personal experiences in the luxury industry, key decisions, and other career advice

  • Current trends and issues on the retail radar

  • Various opportunities for MBA students within the luxury field

  • How Marketing departments function within firms

  • How professional growth is structured within different firms

  • Insight into the developmental, brainstorming, and strategic decision making process

Marketing Luncheon Panelists - Spring 2018

DANIELLE CERVELLI
Executive Director of Global Product Marketing at Bumble and Bumble,

VANESSA LANDAU
Senior Director, Marketing Skincare, North America, Christian Dior Parfums,

MELANIE ST. AMOUR
Director, Makeup Lips and Looks, North America, Christian Dior Parfums,

FARZAD RASTEGAR
Chairman, Maclaren