Communication and New Bizz Director & Co-founder
Born in Saint-Etienne, France, in 1966, Xavier Court manages communication and new business development at vente-privee.com. In these roles, he oversees public relations and develops exclusive partnerships which offer brands the benefit of vente-privee.com’s experience and notoriety. He is also in charge of exploring new business opportunities for partner brands, for which vente-privee.com helps increase brand awareness and generate offline traffic.
Graduating from ESLSCA Business School (Paris) in 1989, Xavier started his career in the Danone group. After 2 years in New York as Marketing Manager for Maille, he headed to Paris to take on various roles within Belin / LU.
In 1997, Xavier set up D2i, a company specialising in selling brand overstock. In 2001, he then went on to co-found vente-privee.com with 7 business partners. The website pioneered the online sales event concept to become a key e-commerce player. With €969 million turnover in 2010, more than 1,400 employees and websites in France, Germany, Spain, Italy, the UK, Austria and Belgium, vente-privee.com is an international internet success story.
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