Valentine details her educational choices, explaining the paths available in France and her decision to pursue a master's at ESSEC. She emphasizes how EHL broadened her perspective, guiding her towards the luxury sector.
Valentine's initial dream of becoming a hotel director evolves as she discovers a passion for luxury, especially in wines and spirits. ESSEC, notably the LVMH Chair, plays a pivotal role in solidifying her interest in the luxury industry.
Valentine provides insights into the recruitment process for the LVMH spring graduate program, detailing its structure and her rotations through different maisons. She reflects on how the program altered her perceptions of career paths, emphasizing the significance of innovation.
Valentine reflects on her experiences in the luxury industry, highlighting challenges and the importance of knowing various roles. She stresses the significance of alumni networks and offers advice for students, concluding with her ambitious goal of becoming the CEO of an LVMH champagne brand.