Executive Committee


Sandrine Bernard

Sandrine Bernard is the Head of Solstiss USA, Executive Vice-President. Solstiss is a renowned manufacturer of fine lace textiles supplying the Ready-to-Wear, Haute Couture, Bridal, Lingerie, Home Decor and Film/Theatre industries around the world. Ms. Bernard oversees the New York and Los Angeles offices and the Canadian market .

Ms. Bernard began her career in Germany as a Brand Manager for Pimkie, a European fashion line, after which Sandrine was developing product lines and a salesforce in Europe for the intimate apparel division of Chevignon. In 1997, she joined the Pindière Group where during her 7 years there worked successively in the areas of Export Management, Marketing and finally Head of Sales (France & International) before relocating to New York and consulting for well-known fashion and cosmetic brands including Chanel, L' Oréal and Kering.

Ms. Bernard is the President of the Club 600, a member of the French American Chamber of Commerce and of the Fashion Group International, .

She has been a Foreign Trade Advisor for the French Government since 2011.

A graduate of SKEMA Business School in Lille, France, Ms. Bernard also studied at the University of Valencia (Spain) and at Fachhochschule Osnabruck (Germany).


Anne Busquet

President, AMB advisors

Anne Busquet is President of AMB Advisors where she advises companies on business strategy, marketing and development, and a Managing Director at Golden Seeds Group, an Angel Investment Group .

Ms. Busquet started her career at Hilton International in Paris before joining the American Express Company in New York where she held several high executive positions including Executive Vice President Card Marketing, U.S. President of Relationship Services and President of Interactive Services and New Businesses. She created and led a Strategic Venture group. Simultaneously, as a Division President within the American Express Company she led global interactive initiatives and sat on the American Express Executive committee

Within InterActiveCorp (IAC) an internet commerce conglomerate, Ms. Busquet became CEO ofLocal and Media Services, and led a group of businesses including, Citysearch , Evite , Entertainment Publications (EPI), ServiceMagic and TripAdvisor .

Ms Busquet serves on the Board of Pitney Bowes, IHG Group, MTC and Provista Diagnostics.

Ms. Busquet received her B.S. from Cornell University and her MBA from Columbia University. She is a Trustee of French Institute Alliance Française , American Romanian Foundation and Columbia Business School. She is a French–American dual citizen.