Annik Klein is a French-American entrepreneur with more than 30 years of experience creating and managing new companies.
Her diverse business background allowed her to develop several Communications and Management programs in various industries.
Her impressive career began at Air France, where she was placed in charge of sales development and corporate relations with Executive Clients for the company’s New York operations.
As Executive Vice President of Petrossian, Inc., she launched, promoted and developed the famous caviar house in the U.S.
She then became the President of Maud Frizon USA, a famous French shoe designer, tasked to restructure the company, open new stores in various cities and develop the company’s licensing.
As the President of Jean Louis David USA, Annik established the company in New York by opening eight hair salons, supervising more than 200 employees and developing a dynamic management and communications strategy.
Along the way, Annik created her own consulting company, managing Marketing and Public Relations for such well-known clients as Cannes Midem Organisation, Evian, world known French Chefs Paul Bocuse and Roger Vergé to name a few.
She also coordinated all aspects of fund raising and special events for major corporations and charities, such as “A Night at the Oscars”, Cirque du Soleil, Pratt Institute, Lancôme and Calvin Klein.
Her company also produces, manages and promotes U.S. trade shows for European clients in various industries including Fashion, Accessories, Children’s Wear, Lingerie and Luxury Packaging and Design.
Annik belongs to the French American Chamber of Commerce and prestigious organizations such as the Fashion Group International, Cosmetics Executive Women and Club 600.
She is a Consultant for The French Foreign Trade and has received the “Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor” award from the President of France.
During her free time, Annik loves to cook for her friends, read and go to movies.
Since the inception of the company, Annik has contributed her exceptional public relations and business management skills to help Alain Obadia develop Quantum Technologies Laboratories.