OUR CONSULTANTS : Michael Boroian (President, Paris)


Michael Boroian holds a Bachelor of Science in Management / Finance and an MBA in International Business, both from De Paul University. A former Board Member of Baccarat (2006 to 2012) and of the French American Foundation (2012 to 2015), Michael Boroian is also co-author of India by Design: the Pursuit of Fashion & Luxury, published by John Wiley & Sons in October 2009. He speaks English, French, German, Italian and Armenian.


Michael Boroian is recognized as one of the leading executive search consultants in the sector of Fashion, Retail and Luxury Goods. Prior to founding the Sterling International companies in September 2001, Michael Boroian was with TMP Worldwide Executive Search in Paris where he was Partner & European Practice Leader of the sector Fashion, Retail & Luxury Goods. He started his career in Chicago with Francorp, a U.S. based management consulting firm where for eleven years he successively held positions as Financial Controller, General Manager/Senior Consultant, and EVP/COO.

He then managed Hermès US as EVP/COO in New York, prior to moving to Paris where he joined Sonia Rykiel (HQ) as Director of Marketing & Development. Prior to joining TMP he was Managing Partner with Axionis/YDS, an affiliate of Deloitte Touche, where he conducted strategic HR interventions in Fashion & Luxury companies. Michael Boroian has completed key search assignments for the fashion and luxury sectors’ leading brands. With a specialization in recruiting CEO/MD and Creative/Artistic Director positions, he has successfully placed talent throughout Europe, the United States, Japan and Southeast Asia.