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Future Leaders programme


Meet the leaders of tomorrow

Paris Packaging Week 2024 will feature, for the first time, a new programme celebrating the best young talent in the packaging sector – Future Leaders .

Here, we are proud to reveal the Future Leaders Class of 2024 – eleven young talents representing the next generation of packaging influenceurs who will shape the future of the secto

Class of 2024

The Class of 2024 embody the diversity of sectors that give the packaging industry its dynamic character. They represent a diverse range of professionals, including packaging manufacturers, design agencies, brands, start-ups and established companies.

Exceptional selection comittee

We are honoured to have leading experts from the packaging industry on the jury for the 2024 edition, who have identified, from among 44 nominations, those who will shape the future of packaging.

Gérald Martines

Founder, IN – SIGNES

Gérald founded IN – SIGNES to bring a wealth of experience in innovation and business development to companies in the beauty and luxury sectors, based on over 30 years’ experience in marketing, R&D and general management with a number of international groups, including RPC, Rexam and Pochet.

Emmanuelle Bonardi

Operations Director, Amorepacific EMEA

Emmanuelle has over 30 years’ experience in the cosmetics industry and packaging suppliers. She has a 360° view of the beauty industry and works on driving brands and products through a wide range of commercial specialisms. She is passionate about design, innovation and philosophy.

Thierry De Baschmakoff

Thierry De Baschmakoff

Founder, De Baschmakoff Agency

For 35 years, Thierry has worked with some of the world’s leading luxury brands in the fields of perfumes and cosmetics, as well as leather goods, watches and accessories: Dior, Guerlain, Bulgari, Lalique, Burberry, Cartier, Jimmy Choo… More than 6,000 objects designed and marketed, an adventure that continues today with a tailor-made vision of the creative profession.

Contact the team

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Jennifer Burley

Commercial Director

+44 (0)20 3196 4433

Christelle Anya​

Content & Community Director

+33 (0)1 40 22 72 76 

Josh Brooks​

Marketing Director

+33 (0)1 40 22 72 72