Frequently Works With
Thibault Pontallier is a member of the firm’s Consumer team. He specializes in retail, luxury and consumer products. He is based in Paris.
Thibault joined Russell Reynolds Associates from the luxury world, where he most recently was the Global Ambassador of Château Margaux for more than nine years, promoting the brand all around the globe. In 2010, he co-founded Pont des Arts, an international collection of fine wines & spirits. Prior to this, he also worked in private donor relations for the United Nations (World Food Programme) and sales for a retailer of fine wines in New York. He started his career with a world-renowned wine publication. Thibault has lived and worked in Vietnam, Norway, Italy, Spain, New York, Hong Kong, London and Paris.
Education & Affiliations
Thibault holds a double MS in international business and management from HEC Paris and ESADE Business School. He is fluent in French, English, Spanish and Italian.