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Patrick Walhain

Co-founder and Partner


Quai des Orfèvres - Paris, France

After graduating from ESCP - Europe, Patrick began a career in advertising at offices of multinationals, FCB and TBWA. He left to become a co-founder of Dassas, a successful French advertising agency that he managed for 20 years. Among the international brands he managed are Colgate-Palmolive, Danone, E&J Gallo, SC Johnson, Lacoste, Mars and Rossignol.

In 2007, he left Dassas to start Quai des Orfèvres with two partners. The successful advertising and digital agency handles Crocs, Kusmi Tea, Loic Raison beverages, Nespresso and Porsche.

A former chairman of ICOM, Patrick serves on the ICOM board as Global Board-Member-At-Large.