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What You Should Know About Paul Marciano

Paul Marciano, a Jew, was born in 19522 in morocco. He was raised in Marseilles France with his four siblings: Georges, Armand, Maurice, and Jacqueline. His family was religious. The father was a rabbi. They were all brought up in an apartment situated inside the synagogue where all of his brothers were members. When riding with a friend, Paul got into a motorcycle accident. He spent seven months of his life in a wheelchair after being told that he would never walk again. Luck was on Paul’s side since, after one and a half years, he regained motion and his legs were in a good state again, and he could walk; the school he attended did not take him back though. Due to these education issues, Paul changed residence and went to stay in Israel.

When Paul was seventeen years old, he moved back to Marseilles and took a job as a salesman in a jeans store. Over the weekends, he worked during his free time with his two brothers. During that time, his brother Georges started designing ties while Maurice manufactured them. Paul’s role was selling these ties, so he went to and from Paris for this venture. From ties they upgraded to selling blouses for women that were of the same style and color.

In the year 1977 the brothers went for a vacation in L.A, and they stayed in the Beverly hotel. When they were going back home they acquired a condominium and leased two of their stores. Three weeks later Maurice and George moved back to Los Angeles and stayed there permanently. In 1981 Paul and his brothers left France because of several reasons some of them being tax disputes with the French officials. By the time they were moving out of France Paul Marciano was the only one who could speak English because he had learned in school, but his brothers did not speak English at all.

The four brothers split responsibilities between the now two companies MGA and guess. A year after Guess was started Paul Marciano joined the company and dealt with all the advertisement issues of the company. His advertisement skills had seen results because they made sales up to six million dollars. Guess grew rapidly, and two years later jorsache asked to become partners with them, and they agreed. The collaboration between guess and jorsache did not last long since there was fraudulent affairs on the partnering company.

In the year 1993 Paul Marciano was elected the president and the chief executive officer of the business. A year later Paul married his first wife Kimberly and together they had two kids Nicolai and Ella. Paul and Maurice together owned almost 70 percent of the 44 million shares in the year 2004.

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