Eric Merjagnan is Marketing & Strategy Director for the French Electronic Security Division of Stanley Black & Decker. Eric has over 20 years experience in marketing, strategy and business development spanning a number of industries such as consumer goods, banking and finances, enterprise level data availability systems and electronic security. Eric has worked in the USA, Europe and the Middle East. He has contributed to the development of a number of companies, with specific expertise in brand development, market path diversification and multifunctional integration in rapidly evolving cross-cultural environments. Eric started his career in Finance and Marketing with Gillette North America. He then took on increasing levels of managerial responsibilities internationally, in the development of CPR-E*Trade France, ADIC EMEA, LightSand Communications Inc, ADT France and currently Stanley Security Solutions. Eric holds a Maîtrise of Applied Economics from the Université d’Aix-Marseille III and an MBA from Washington State University. Eric is based in Paris.