Senior Advisor & Development
Nicolas Druz has been CEO of Pharmagenesis Inc. since 1996, President and CEO of Europe Journal, President and CEO of Euro Pacific Communication, Managing Director of Harmonie SA. Mr. Druz joined Pharmagenesis, Inc. in 1993 as Advisor to the Chairman. He has been Vice Chairman and Censor of Phytohealth. This company, listed in Taiwan was awarded Biotech Company of the year.
He was Chairman of Ecopharm, Redwood City, California. Board member of Société des papiers de Presse, company in charge since 1947 to buy paper for all the French press including Chairman of the Press Freedom Committee of The World Association of Newspaper, a non-profit, non-governmental organization made up of 76 national newspaper associations, 12 news agencies, 10 regional press organizations, and many individual newspaper executives in 100 countries.
Vice Chairman of the Panafrican Festival of Music and Arts, Co-Founder of the Asian & African Solidarity Festival, CEO of film production company Saligna Sarl (which won a Golden Lion award at the Movie festival of Venice). Nicolas also co-produced many films and documentaries including “Paris, Je T’Aime (Paris, I love you)“ (2006), and worked with movie directors the Coen Brothers and actress Nathalie Portmann. Nicolas co-founded the Asian Movie Festival in Deauville ( France), was President of Distribution Suisse, a distribution company in Switzerland with 1040 supermarkets, Cofounder of Ubiznews and Founder of the Economical and Financial Italo French Institute.
In 2017, Nicolas was appointed by LANVIN owner and Taiwanese Billionaire Shaw-Lan Wang to steer the brand sale which was finally acquired by Chinese conglomerate Fosun Fashion Group who retained Nicolas as Advisor and Consultant, and later appointed Nicolas as Managing Director of Fosun Fashion Group and Senior Adviser of China Momentum Fund.
Since 2017, Nicolas has also served a senior advisor to +Cassia as part of the design licensing agreement between LANVIN+Cassia and remains a close advisor for the positioning of branded design consultancies in his vast and impressive network.