Régis Feuillet has been elected as the new president of the French Shoe Industry Federation (FFC), replacing Claude-Eric Paquin. He is the managing director of Richard Pontvert, the French company that manufactures and sells the Paraboot line of shoes, using its own recently modernized factory in France. He joined the company in 1997 as industrial manager. Feuillet's election follows that of Sandrine Lacotte Garcin as the president of the French shoe retailers' federation (FDCE), replacing Philippe Daqual. She runs a chain of three shoe stores in the South of France.