Harold Parisot celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Chinese Business Club and bets on start-ups

Harold Parisot. Credit: Private Collection

This Essec which is about to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its “baby” can boast of having united around the club a hundred member companies

He wears in his lapel the badge of Merit that Emmanuel Macron gave him in 2015 when he was Minister of the Economy. “A before and an after”, for Harold Parisot, and his little pride. Because it was only three years after the creation of his “start-up”, the Chinese Business Club, that, “started from nothing, having never set foot in China and not speaking Chinese”, this former employee of Deutsche Telekom and Bouygues Telecom has managed to impose itself at high speed as a center of Parisian influence. Its vocation: to do business and develop its network with French and Chinese decision-makers and opinion leaders.

Today, this Essec which is preparing to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its “baby” can pride itself on having united around the club around a hundred member companies which, claiming an annual fee of 9500 euros, participate in twelve events per year, in the most prestigious locations. “With a loyalty rate of 90%”, welcomes this father of three children, very eclectic in the choice…

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