Carine PRETERRE

Managing Director of the Life & Leisure Experience Division

Carine joined Comexposium in 2012 to manage Foire de Paris and Foire d’Automne. Foire de Paris is Comexposium’s longest running event and one of the major B2C events in Europe. 

A graduate of EDHEC, Carine worked for 16 years with key players in the consumer goods industry, including more than 9 years with the Coca-Cola group, where she was responsible for marketing, communication and products for several successive brand portfolios in France and Europe.  She also created her own consulting firm Révelle, where she worked with major brands such as Groupe Casino, Kellogg's, Kronenbourg, but also several small businesses. Carine is committed to a spirit of entrepreneurship, particularly for women, and has become a passionate supporter of events organisation that bring communities together.

Carine became the Managing Director of the Life & Leisure Experience Division (L&LE) in July 2019. The L&LE division is truly dedicated to community focused events with strong brands such as Foire de Paris, Retromobile, l'Étudiant, Paris Games Week, SalonsCE, salons du Tourisme, the DIY shows (Créations et Savoir Faire & Aiguille en fête), Foire d’Automne, les salons de l’Immobilier, Copropriété, and IDEF.