Welcome to Business Club France India
Welcome to Business Club France India

Our Team

The Business Club France India Marseille Provence team is made up entirely of volunteers, all professionals, French and Indian, with intimate knowledge of France and India.
Michèle Lemarchand

Michèle Lemarchand, President of BCFI in Marseille since 2014. 

Udyen Jain
Vice President

Udyen Jain qualified as a CA, and set up Udyen Jain & Associates (UJA) in 1996. Over the last 25+ years, the firm has grown to a multi-location, international organization with offices in Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Japan.
UJA provides effective India entry strategies to global small and medium sized companies from Europe and Japan, establishing overseas offices and joint ventures, strategic partnership and international business development.
Mr Jain was also appointed as the President of Indian Chamber of Commerce, Italy in 2019 with the objective of increasing trade, culture, economic growth, knowledge sharing, business partnership between the two countries. 

Kiran Yellampalli President BCFI India

Kiran has over 18 years of experience in International Business Development and Sales. He has a career portraying multiple role in Trade and Export Promotions, B2B and B2G partnership development, Management Controlling, Business Planning, and Technology Sales. Prior to BCFI, Kiran worked with BNP Paribas, Axa Technologies. He was the Country Head at Groupe Minerva. He founded a boutique consulting firm focused on EPM solutions called Keansa Solutions. He was the Trade Advisor at Business France India, where he succeeded in building several business partnerships. Kiran holds a Master’s Degree in International Management from Kedge Business School (France) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Technology from Andhra University

Geneviève Maillet
Vice President

Geneviève Maillet, first woman President of the Bar of Marseille

Anis Haider
Vice President

Anis Haider : Président and owner of ITECA SOCADEI since 1993, company specialized in serving, the mineral, sugar and cement industries, with solutions to optimize their manufacturing process, present worldwide, with a subsidiary in Chennai India since 1999. Previous experience with Lafarge Cement and Schlumberger.

Board member at the CPME13 (Confédération des Petites et Moyennes Entreprises), since 2013

Elected member of CCIAMP (Chamber of Commerce and Industry) for Marseille Aix en Provence region representing the Industrial companies sector, and part of the International Mission commission.

Board member and mentor at IPA (Initiative Pays d’Aix) : Not for profit organization helping financially with seed money and assistance, entrepreneurs wanting to start a business in the Aix en Provence region.

Holds Masters degree in Engineering from Ecole Centrale de Lille and an MBA from INSEAD Fontainebleau

Other Members Of The Board Of Directors

Françoise Carlini
- Treasurer

Vinay Rathod
- Head of Communication

Olivia Calvet
- General Secretary

The Board Is Supported By Volunteers

Jioty Garin
- University Relations Manager

Barjish Patel
- Director of the Purchasing Department of a multinational

Séréna Zouhaghi
- Honorary President, Adviser to the town hall of Marseille