Born in 1948, Mr. Deconinck holds a degree from the École Supérieure de Commerce de Lyon and served in the military as a part of the Chasseurs Alpins.
Eric Deconinck is a member of the Company’s Supervisory Board. He has been a member of the Management Board and Chairman of the Bureau of Shareholder Meetings (as representative of Demunich) of SID, a family company holding shares of the Company, since 2013. He was a Managing Director of Société Investissement Familiale (SIF), a holding company controlling the Company, until its initial public offering in 2013.
At Sommer Allibert, he was Managing Director of the subsidiary Sommer Brésil from 1976 to 1981, and then President of Allibert Habitat from 1993 to 1997. Mr. Deconinck began his career with Publicis and then worked as a Budget Manager for Euro-Advertising from 1972 to 1976. He subsequently joined L’Oréal, where he was Managing Director of Garnier from 1981 to 1985 and then Managing Director of Lancôme from 1985 to 1988. He then joined LVMH as President of Christian Lacroix from 1990 to 1991. He founded and developed the consulting firm Marketing and Business from 1998 to 2013.