Cyrille Hugon is one of the leading promoters of fine rum in France.
After Studying business, Cyrille travelled for 2 years in Asia, especially South Korea where he was in charge of a magazine for the French Chamber of Commerce.
As Marketing Manager for Dugas in Paris for more than 10 years, Cyrille developed a passion for rum while negotiating with brands from all over the globe.
He initiated a French rum festival named Rhum Fair in Paris 2012, which he co-organised for 2 years.
In December 2013, alongside Alexandre Vingtier, he launched Rumporter Magazine, a new project allowing him to combine his passions for photography, rum and journalism.
In 2014, he launched Rhum Fest Paris, a new festival inspired by the spirit of fiesta he has always enjoyed while visiting Ian Burrell's famous London Rum Fest.