Graduated from French business school ESSCA, Paul Blanc moved to China in 2001 to study Mandarin. After a career start in Beijing in the automotive sector, he decided to combine his passion for boating with his job and joined the Jeanneau and Prestige teams in 2010 as Sales Director for Asia Pacific. Initially based in Shanghai, he established in 2011 the Jeanneau Prestige regional office in Hong Kong and in 2018 was appointed Managing Director of Groupe Beneteau Asia Pacific office in Hong Kong where all brand teams are gathered. Since April 2020, Paul is the JEANNEAU Brand Director and last year, he was also appointed as VP. Boat Clubs.