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Bridgewater Man Named to Business Board of Directors

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater resident Christophe Péron has been elected to the state board of directors at CrossKnowledge Group Ltd.

Péron is head of operations Americas at the company, and the announcement was made by Junior Achievement of New Jersey.

“We are pleased to have Christophe join our board of directors and bring his extensive background of operations and business acumen to our organization,” Catherine Milone, president of Junior Achievement of New Jersey, said in a release. “His notable leadership and experience will add to Junior Achievement’s future success.”

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Péron, the release said, leads a team responsible for driving the company’s growth across the Americas. Recently, he was responsible for developing the market and building the operations of CrossKnowledge in the United States.

Prior to working in the states, Péron was based in Paris, and he opened businesses across countries and regions, including Australia, India, Canada, Colombia, Brazil and more.

According to the release, Péron was born in Brussels, and has spent most of his professional life in the United States, first where he earned a Master of Science degree at Boston University. He began his career in sales and marketing in New Jersey at MIS AG, and then worked to be part of the new management team of startup QueryObject.

Péron lives with his wife and two sons in Bridgewater.

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