Having pioneered item tracking and labelling in the luxury goods and retail sectors for the past 15 years, Didier is now launching a new and exciting project as co-founder and managing director of Trust-Place.
To succeed in this new venture, he draws on his over 22 years of professional experience in international sales and business development, in particular his solid background in the luxury and retail industry, IoT, and SaaS platforms, innovative services, and NFC systems.
Didier began his career at Gemplus (formerly Gemalto, the world leader in smart cards, which was acquired by Thales) in 1997 (the same year he graduated). At the time, the company was one of the pioneers in the development of "smart objects", including RFID (radio frequency identification). Didier was initially responsible for launching and developing the RFID business in the Asia-Pacific region (based in Singapore) for 5 years, through business development activities and the creation and management of a global network of partners in the region.
He entered the luxury goods sector with Tagsys RFID in 2002 as a Sales Manager Luxury responsible for the transformation of the company. Didier was also Head of Business Development EMEA (2002 to 2006), creating and managing an indirect sales network of dedicated partners. He then specialised in the Global Business Development of traceability and authentication solutions for the Luxury market from 2006 to 2016.
He then went to work at CXIgnited as Sales Director of its Luxury Division (from mid-2016 to mid-2017), responsible for both luxury sales and international business development. The company was a spin-off from Tagsys SAS and was acquired by Mojix Inc in August 2017.
After that, Didier worked for Mojix Inc as Global Sales Director for its Luxury Goods Division ( from mid-2017 to mid-2019) and was responsible for the division's global turnover (10M €). He was also responsible for the international sales and business development of Luxury goods accounts. Didier led a team of Account Managers, Project Managers, and Customer Services focused on this market segment.