Interview With Apollonia Poilane

A favourite assignment of recent times: getting to interview and profile the inspiring(/intimidating) Apollonia Poilâne for semaine.com. Daughter of Lionel Poilâne, she was eighteen years old when both he and her mother died in a freak helicopter accident. Three days later she announced to the entire famed Poilâne boulangerie empire that she would be taking over as CEO, effective immediately. a year later she took up a place at Harvard, where she continued to oversee the business as it grew to unprecedented levels.

read the piece here.

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