Proven leader of multiple start-up companies who simultaneously leads, guides, directs and evaluates operations through international marketing, communication and public relations. Bilingual in French and English, fluent in Spanish, familiar with Italian/Portuguese and has worked in Dubai, Tunisia, Spain UK and the USA. Frequently serves as a keynote speaker at international vaping shows across the globe. Holds an Executive MBA & Masters of Engineering Degrees.
As President of Gaïatrend USA, Arnaud Dumas de Rauly is the former President of FIVAPE, a European vaping trade association, now serves as the organization's Secretary General for International Relations. Arnaud is also a board member of the Vapor Technology Association, currently serving as Treasurer. Proven ability to play an integral role in the development of industry standards as a founding member of AFNOR (French Standards Body) technical committee on Vaping and Vapor Products, current member of the CEN (European Standards Body), and current member of the ISO (International Standards Organization).
★Gaïatrend e-liquid Manufacturer:
►Created in 2008 in the French Lorraine region specializes in creating, producing and distributing premium French e-liquids. Although with around one hundred flavors Gaïatrend's leading brand Alfaliquid has a command of 50%+ of the e-liquid market in France. Alfaliquid’s attributes its the brand’s success to the company’s commitment to health and safety regulations. Gaiatrend holds ISO 8317 certification for production.
As President of Gaïatrend oversees the formulation and implementation of strategic planning to guide business operations into the U.S. market. Arnaud’s high achieving entrepreneurial efforts has brought the company to 130 employees resulting in accomplishing the company goals and initiatives while understanding the importance of transparency, particularly in an unregulated U.S. industry. He works to educate consumers through national and international efforts about e-liquids and their ingredients across France and in the United States.
★FIVAPE (French Vapor Trade Association ) is a professional organization committed to the development of the independent sector of the e-cigarette, and in the constant improvement of safety requirements and product quality of the vape. Bringing together more than 120 members, FIVAPE represents the French professional vaping community, notably manufacturers, importers, producers of e-liquids as well as retailers. FIVAPE is based on three Secretary-Generals, representing manufacturers, distributors and vaper relations respectively. The organization advocates the interests of our sector towards public authorities and the general public, at both the French and the European levels.