Sophie O'Kelly de Gallagh began her career as a lawyer after being admitted to the Paris Bar in 1999. With her primary focus in Competition and Distribution law, Sophie pursued her career as a lawyer with top-tier law firms including Clifford Chance and later Baker & McKenzie. Her work in multinational transactions and business over the course of nine years led to her acceptance of a position as a General Counsel for COFRA Group, a family-run holding group with companies ranging from real estate to retail, which includes European fashion retailer C&A.
In 2011, Sophie became the General Counsel of Decathlon Group and led the Company's legal team for four years before beginning to work on the launch of the San Francisco Project together with Michel D'humieres. In July, 2016, Sophie moved to San Francisco in her expanded role as the COO of Decathlon USA.
Sophie is a fan of sports and practices roller skating, dancing, cycling, hiking and swimming.
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