This excerpt taken from the IPAR DEF 14A filed Jun 19, 2009.
The following sets forth biographical information as to the business experience of each executive officer and director of our Company for at least the past five years.
Jean Madar, age 48, the Chief Executive Officer a Director, has been the Chairman of the Board since our companys inception, and is a co-founder of our company with Mr. Philippe Benacin. From inception until December 1993 he was the President of our company; in January 1994 he became Director General of Inter Parfums, S.A., our companys subsidiary; and in January 1997 he became Chief Executive Officer of our company. Mr. Madar was previously the managing director of Inter Parfums, S.A., from September 1983 until June 1985. At such subsidiary, he had the responsibility of overseeing the marketing operations of its foreign distribution, including market research analysis and actual marketing campaigns. Mr. Madar graduated from The French University for Economic and Commercial Sciences (ESSEC) in 1983.