Maz Zouhairi is the former President and CEO of Lalique North America, leading the U.S. Operations. Prior to this position, Maz served as the brand’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing, since October 2004. Before joining Lalique, Maz was vice president for sales at Bourjois, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chanel, where he led the sales effort of the French cosmetics and fragrance brand during its launch in the U.S. Maz has worked in the retail industry for almost 20 years. He started his career working while attending college in Ohio, where he studied business administration at Cleveland State University. Maz spent the first seven years of his career in a variety of positions at CIGNAL, a division of Merry-Go-Round Enterprises, where he started as a salesman and worked his way up to district manager before joining The Sports Zone as vice president for store operations, a position he held until the year 2000 when he left to join Bourjois.