Annik Klein, President KXAssociates, Inc.

From launching companies in the United States to heading her own business, Annik Klein’s diverse business experience brings a strong expertise to the Communications and Management programs she spearheads. Her impressive career began at Air France where she was head of the ticket office in charge of sales and client relations for the company’s New York operation. Next, as Executive Vice President of Petrossian, she launched, promoted and developed the famous caviar brand in the U.S.

Annik then joined Maud Frizon USA as its President, restructuring the company, opening boutiques in various cities and developing a series of Maud Frizon licenses. A few years later, she became the President of Jean Louis David USA, settling the company in New York by opening eight salons, supervising more than 200 employees and developing a dynamic management and communications strategy.

In 1995, Annik created KX Associates, Inc. undertaking Marketing and Public Relations and Event Planning for such well-known clients as: Cannes Midem Organisation, Evian, Paul Bocuse, Roger Vergé and Régine. She also managed all aspects of fundraising and special events for major corporations and charities such as “A Night at the Oscars,” Cirque du Soleil, Pratt Institute, Lancôme, and Calvin Klein. KX Associates is well known now for organizing and launching European Trade Shows in the US.

Annik is a Foreign Trade Advisor to the French Government (CCEF Conseiller du Commerce Exterieur). She belongs to several prestigious organizations including The Fashion Group International, CEW, The American Society of the French Legion of Honor, and Club 600.

In 2008, Annik was awarded The Order of Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur (National Order of the Legion of Honor) by France’s President Sarkozy.