Karine Le Lay


From 28th Feb

Karine Le Lay

Retail Director / Retail Manager

Current Location

Paris, France

Karine will be available from 28th February

An accomplished results-focused professional offering an extensive luxury retail experience in senior level leadership for international companies in Asia Pacific. Proven ability to manage multiple projects, leading a multi- cultural team to success and unify efforts to achieve business goals. Rising to meet new challenges, colleagues recognize me as an excellent team player with solid leadership paired with strong & transparent communication skills.

  • Brands Karine has worked with
    • Chloé
    • CHANEL
    • Fendi
    • Peoplesouce Headunting
    • Wolf Lingerie Ltd
    • Hermès Greater China
    • Cl&a Group Co. Ltd
Work Preference
Location Preference

Open to relocation

Work Pattern

Open to Full-time work

Employment Preference
  • Permanent Positions

Retail Director


Sep 2021 - Jun 2022

In charge of all aspects of the business retail operations / sales strategy and team management (62 persons) of 6 points of sales in Paris and Nice (Saint Honore, Montaigne, Galeries Lafayette, Print...

Retail Manager


Aug 2016 - Jul 2020

In charge of all aspects of the Fashion & WFJ business retail strategies, operations and team management (152 persons) of all 4 store locations in Bangkok (Siam Paragon, Central Embassy, Emquartier, ...

Brand Manager


Oct 2012 - Dec 2015

In charge of all aspects of the business in 2 major FENDI store locations in Jakarta (Plaza Indonesia + Plaza Senayan): Buying, Sales, Marketing, PR, Visual Merchandising, CRM, Stock, Deliveries, Tea...

Branch Manager / Senior Search Consultant

Peoplesouce Headunting

Oct 2009 - Sep 2011

Setting-up of the new branch in South Jakarta and achieving USD 120,000 profit after 1,5 years. In charge of the recruitment process for MNC Clients and managing a team of 4 persons (Danone, L'Oréal,...

Key Account Manager Europe

Wolf Lingerie Ltd

Jan 2006 - Jul 2008

In charge of European Clients and managing a team of 4 merchandisers. Achieving successfully account retention of 90% and generating repeat business via efficient client follow- up. Managing the need...

  • Luxury Retail Expertise


  • Asia Pacific Market Experience


  • Multi-boutiques Management


  • Customer Service Excellence


  • Human Resources Management


  • Transversal Projecs Management


  • Team Leadership


  • English Proficiency





Work Proficiency



University of Letters & Arts of Valenciennes

Post Graduate (Master2) in Negotiation & International Trade

Business Administration & International Trade

1999 to 2000

University of Letter & Arts, Brest – France/University of Westminster

Master Degree (L.E.A.)

Business Administration & Foreign languages

1994 to 1998

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