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James de Roany

Born in Paris of a British mother and of a French father has a career influenced by this biculturality. Having both a master degree in agriculture and in marketing his entire career was dedicated to the Wine and Spirit industry. He spent 7 years working for the LVMH group as a marketing and sales manager, first in the Champagne area and then in London. He was the manager for twenty years of renowned vineyards in France (as well as their “negoce” subsidiairies)and was the owner for 15 years of the Château des Gavelles in Provence.

James de Roany also has mandates, particularly at the Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence grower's association, the Provence Wine Committee and the Comité Régional de l’Institut National de l’Origine et de la Qualité Provence-Corse (CRINAO). He has been the chairman of the Wine and Spirit section of the French Foreign Trade Advisors (CCE) since 2008.

James Guillepain

Born in Champagne area ,in his vineyard of Maison R&H Lamotte ,james Guillepain spent most of his career in Moet-Hennessy (LVMH)where he hold several management positions ,especially Marketing Vice President of MHD and International Vice President of Moet and Chandon.He has been managing many prestigious brands of Champagne and spirits.

Now retired he still has several activities ,using his large experience in marketing ,brand management ,and international development of wine and spirits.He his Vice President of Gerard Bertrand Vineyards.

James Guillepain is Knight of Legion d'Honneur , in France.