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Vanessa Kay

Vanessa Kay is the EVP and Managing Director of Moet Hennessy Prestige, a business unit with responsibility for the sales and marketing of ultra prestige brands in the US, including Dom Perignon, Krug, Ruinart and La Grande Dame, Hennessy Rare Cognacs and Prestige whiskeys.Vanessa was previously the Chief Marketing Officer for Moët Hennessy USA where she was responsible for driving business strategies and execution for all brands within the portfolio of Champagnes, Wines and Spirits, and managed the Marketing strategy and organization.During her 14 years at Moet Hennessy, Vanessa held various positions including SVP of Veuve Clicquot, Krug and Ruinart and Business Development Director for Veuve Clicquot based in France with responsibility for the US and Asia Pacific regions.Vanessa previously worked for Citibank in Strategic Development in New York and Paris, and in Management Consulting in Paris for over ten years across multiple sectors including banking and pharma. After earning a B.A. degree from Cornell University, Vanessa moved to France where she completed an MBA at INSEAD and lived in Paris for 20 years. Vanessa currently resides in New York City.Vanessa serves on the Senior Executive Committee of Women of the Vines & Spirits.