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New appointment to Richemont Senior Executive Committee

Jul 1, 2020 France
New appointment to Richemont Senior Executive Committee
Philippe Fortunato has been nominated to head the fashion and accessories division of the luxury group, which includes brands such as Chloé, Dunhill or Montblanc, amongst others
Richemont announces that effective from the 1st September 2020 Philippe Fortunato will be CEO of Fashion & Accessories Maisons while joining the Group’s Senior Executive Committee. Philippe Fortunato will report to Jérôme Lambert, Chief Executive Officer of Richemont.

Mr. Fortunato joins Richemont coming from Givenchy, where he was CEO since 2014. Prior to that, he has held several positions at the Chalhoub Group and across LVMH, at Christian Dior Couture, Fendi and Louis Vuitton. A graduate from the EDHEC business school and the University of Brighton, Mr Fortunato owns more than 30 years of managerial experience in the luxury industry and strong international exposure.

About Richemont

Richemont owns a portfolio of leading international Maisons recognised for their distinctive heritage, craftsmanship and creativity. The Group operates in four business areas: Jewellery Maisons, namely Buccellati, Cartier, and Van Cleef & Arpels; Specialist Watchmakers, namely A. Lange & Söhne, Baume & Mercier, IWC Schaffhausen, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Panerai, Piaget, Roger Dubuis and Vacheron Constantin; Online Distributors, namely Yoox Net-A-Porter Group (Net-a-Porter, Mr Porter, Yoox, The Outnet) and Watchfinder & Co.; and Other, primarily Fashion & Accessories Maisons, including Alaïa, Chloé, dunhill, Montblanc and Peter Millar.
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