A native of Versailles in France, LOUIS XIII Ambassador Maximilien Pats spent most of his formative years growing up in Portugal, Spain and Japan. Upon his return to France, Maximilien earned several degrees in business and International Wine & Spirits Management in Bordeaux.
Maximilien began his career in the US spirits sector by holding marketing roles in the luxury Single Malt category for a major French importer in their New York headquarters. From there, Maximilien joined the LOUIS XIII team and moved to Chicago to manage the Central US for the iconic luxury brand owned by The Rémy Cointreau Group. Most recently, Maximilien has returned to New York City where he handles the full portfolio of luxury brands at Rémy Cointreau, based out of their Americas Headquarter Office there.