Jacques Parson
Vice-President Marketing & Communication

Jacques Parson

Vice President, European Travel Retail Confederation

President and owner of Kappé International

Jacques Parson began his career with Kappé International following his Master’s Degree in Business Economics at the Amsterdam Free University. Today he is president and owner of Kappé International which specialises in the retailing of perfumes, cosmetics, sunglasses and drugstore products in the travel retail market.


Kappé International is the operator of See Buy Fly product stores at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol since 1950. Through its wholesale divisions, Kappé supplies to airports, crew shops, airlines, ferry operators and diplomatic stores in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg.

Kappé International also supplies to military shops in Europe and the Middle East. Jacques Parson has been a board member of the Benelux Travel Retail Association since 1989 and became Chairman of this association in 1998. He is also a member of the management board of European Travel Retail Confederation, as vice-president marketing and communication.