Throughout his 30-year career in the US and Europe, Maximilien focused on leading and developing marketing, sales and business development teams in the consumer goods, food, retail and production industries. He began his career as the founder of a Chicago grocery sales and marketing company and quickly rose through the ranks of various companies from there.
At first he quickly realized that sound management of financial performance metrics combined with caring for his managers to develop their professional and leadership skills was key to creating sustainable companies and committed teams.
As a business leader, he has consistently focused on helping his leadership team members improve their personal and team effectiveness, which was at the core of his people and business development systems. Maximilien progressed to become a member of the executive committee and a member of the board of Le Duff Group & Marie-LDC, two large international manufacturers in France, including managing a business unit with profit and loss responsibility.
After his corporate career, he decided to focus on his passion for business consulting and leadership development by applying his experience in leadership development. He is known for being results-oriented, energetic, an excellent listener, and business savvy with a multicultural background.