Pierre-Jean Françon serves as an associate partner and is based in the firm’s Hong Kong office. Pierre-Jean Françon is an associate partner and a member of DHR International’s Consumer & Retail practices with a focus on Luxury Retail.
He specializes in executive search and is a trusted advisor for clients not only in the luxury industry but also fashion, watch & jewelry, wine, and spirits. He works senior level assignments across key functions with a strong focus on general management, sales, merchandising, and finance related roles.
Most recently, Pierre-Jean served as Vice President with an Asian boutique executive search firm in Tokyo and Hong Kong. Prior to that, Pierre-Jean was based in Japan where he worked with one of the country’s leading executive search firms as a Senior Consultant and was in charge of retail recruitment.
He started his career in the recruitment industry in 2011. During the early stage of his career, Pierre-Jean worked as a Sales Associate with a prestigious luxury brand in Paris where he was attending to high-end clientele and learned about the importance of quality customer service.
Pierre-Jean is multi-lingual (French, English, Japanese, and Spanish) and he is currently taking a course in Italian. Originally from Paris, France, he holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from Novancia Business School in his hometown and a Masters’ degree in International Business from Grenoble School of Management also in France.