Major brands with big plans – How UK and French businesses are accelerating to success.

The Cross Chanel Institute, in partnership with Russam and Cercle International of X-PM, is very pleased to invite you to a unique and exciting conference with a theme of driving business growth:

Major brands with big plans – How UK and French businesses are accelerating to success.

This event will be held on Wednesday 23rd June 2021, from 10.00 – 11.00 (UK time), via Zoom. Details will be provided on registration. 


Alain Crozier
CEO Greater China Region, Microsoft

After four years at the head of Microsoft France, Alain Crozier has been appointed President and CEO of Microsoft Greater China Region. Former President of Microsoft France since July 2012, Alain Crozier has enabled the French subsidiary, to experience exemplary growth while transforming the nature of its business. Within Microsoft Greater China Region, Alain Crozier will be responsible for developing the adoption and usage of Microsoft’s product, service and support offerings, pursuing Microsoft’s ambition of transformation and leadership in productivity and platform-related markets.

Andrew Humberstone
Managing Director of Nissan Motor (GB) Ltd

Andrew Humberstone is Managing Director of Nissan Motor (GB) Ltd., leading Sales and Marketing operations in Nissan’s biggest European market. Previously heading Nissan’s Independent Markets in Europe, Andrew joined Nissan Europe in May 2019 and has more than 27 years’ experience in the automotive industry. Before joining Nissan he worked for companies including Fiat Chrysler, where he held executive positions in international markets including Europe, the Middle East, India and China.

Denis Simonneau
General Delegate of Institutionnal Affairs at L’Oréal

Denis Simonneau is General Delegate for Institutional Relations of the world leading cosmetics group L’Oréal, since April 2018.
As a diplomat, he started his career in India and then joined the department of economic and financial affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He then continued his career at the French Embassy in South Africa and then at the European Union. Within the Engie group, he successively held the positions of diplomatic advisor, member of the executive committee and then in charge of European and international relations within the group.


Date: Wednesday 23rd June 2021

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Zoom

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