16 under 30: Michèle Cattan

16 under 30: Michèle Cattan



Michèle Cattan, 28
Sales executive, Cat & Mouth Caterers, Lebanon

BA in Business Administration and Entrepreneurship
Place of study
American University of Beirut, Lebanon
First job
Sales associate at Le Pré Catelan, Lenôtre, Paris
“I do not believe in one, single motto, I prefer to find inspiration in all the wisdoms out there.”
Ultimate goal in life
“To be able to give back as much as life has granted me.”
Advice for the next generation
“Don’t feel entitled, work hard to build yourself into your ultimate best.”

Born and raised in Beirut, Michèle Cattan followed in the footsteps of her father, Nicolas, at an early age. After graduating from the American University of Beirut, Cattan worked as an intern for a year at Cat & Mouth, keen to acquire work experience at the bottom of the ladder, which she felt would help her better understand the operations across the various departments. Cattan joined the family business in 2013 as a sales executive to follow her passion of creating unforgettable events.

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