Serial Chief Executive Officer, Joël Palix is a business mogul, and leader in the beauty and luxury industry. From Feelunique to Clarins, Joël Palix has been changing the game for beauty brands for nearly four decades. Championing innovation and creativity in business, Joël Palix is a fantastic speaker with a wealth of experience in motivating corporate clients to replicate his impressive growth strategies.
As the CEO of Feelunique, Joël Palix transformed the online beauty retailer into an industry leader within the six years he was there. Through signing up strategic partners across the world as far as China, Sweden and Russia, and relocating the company to the UK capital, Joël Palix has ensured the long lasting success of Feelunique, and it is now one of the Top 30 Speciality UK e-Retailer Sites. Joël Palix has implemented similar strategies at Clarins Fragrance Group when he was responsible for the 400 million euros of revenue and eight hundred employees.
Getting his start in the business in 1983, Joël Palix was the Director of French Industrial Development Agency, tasked with encouraging forgien investment into the southern US branch of the government organisation. Experienced in increasing revenue and gaining support from investors, Joël Palix began his first role in the beauty sector at Yves Saint Laurent as the Managing Director of Europe, France and Spain. Whilst at YSL he worked on business development and drove innovative new strategies into the company to increase global sales.
Currently, Joël Palix is the founder of Palix Unlimited, a consultancy working with a range of businesses from start ups to global brands. Focusing on his experience areas of, beauty, luxury goods and fashion, Joël Palix advises corporations on how to improve their reach and profits by implementing future proof digital innovations and thinking outside of the box. Having devoted his highly successful career to improving and advising, Joël Palix is an authority on the practical ways in which it can be done by others.
As a speaker, Joël Palix explores his own career, the successes and setbacks, as well as offering valuable and practical advice to corporate audiences on replicating his profit boosting strategies. A supporter of digital innovations being the key to modern day accomplishment for companies, Joël Palix knows exactly how to make a business an industry leader, and as a keynote speaker will give your audience the tools to do just that.