Dimitri Katsachnias

Strategic Director & Partner AIR PARIS Agency

With a Bachelors’ and Masters’ Degree in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College, London, and an MBA from INSEAD, Dimitri Katsachnias joined L’Oreal in 1984 at the World Headquarters in Paris and consecutively occupied positions in Marketing at L’Oréal Paris, as Managing Director of the L’Oreal Luxury Products Greek Subsidiary (1989-1992), as International Marketing Manager of Lancôme Skincare at the Worldwide Headquarters in Paris (1992-1993), International Development Director for Lancôme (1994-1997), Worldwide Managing Director for Cacharel and Guy Laroche Fragrances (1997-2000) and Worldwide Managing Director for Strategic Business Development of the Luxury Products Division of L’Oréal (2000-2002).

Since 2002 Dimitri Katsachnias is co-owner and strategic Director of AIR PARIS, a full service advertising agency with extensive experience in advertising and communications. The agency’s path has been marked by a long string of successes involving brands with high added value in the fashion, fragrance, jewellery, spirits and beauty industries. He also co-founded Garden and Partners, an agency specializing in brand strategy and development.

With offices in Paris, Shanghai and New York, clients include the Estée Lauder Group, Longchamp, Lancôme, Dior, David Beckham, Kate Moss, Guess, Guerlain, Links of London, Falke, Folli Follie, Moët et Chandon, and others.