The Board of Directors of Compagnie Financière Richemont SA, the parent company, is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the Group and the appointment of senior management. In addition, it is responsible for establishing financial controls and appropriate procedures for the management of risk within the Group as well as the overall supervision of the business. The Board is responsible for preparing the Company and the Group's financial statements, the Compensation report and for organising the shareholders' annual meeting.

This board is composed principally of non-executive directors with diverse professional and business backgrounds. Seven nationalities are represented on the Board, which has 19 members.

Johann Rupert

Johann Rupert

Chairman
South African, born 1950
Appointed to the board 1988
Yves-Andre Istel

Yves-Andre Istel

Non-executive Deputy Chairman
American, born 1936
Appointed to the board 1990
Josua Malherbe

Josua Malherbe

Non-executive Deputy Chairman
South African, born 1955
Appointed to the board 2010
Gary Saage

Gary Saage

Chief Financial Officer
American, born 1960
Appointed to the board 2010
Cyrille Vigneron

Cyrille Vigneron

Chief Executive Officer of Cartier
French, born 1961
Appointed to the board 2016
Jean-Blaise Eckert

Jean-Blaise Eckert

Non-executive Director
Swiss, born 1963
Appointed to the board 2013
Bernard Fornas

Bernard Fornas

Non-executive Director
French, born 1947
Appointed to the board 2013
Richard Lepeu

Richard Lepeu

Non-executive Director
Swiss, born 1952
Appointed to the board 2004
Ruggero Magnoni

Ruggero Magnoni

Non-executive Director
Italian, born 1951
Appointed to the board 2006
Jeff Moss

Jeff Moss

Non-executive Director
American, born 1970
Appointed to the board 2016
Simon Murray

Simon Murray

Non-executive Director
British, born 1940
Appointed to the board 2003
Guillaume Pictet

Guillaume Pictet

Non-executive Director
Swiss, born 1950
Appointed to the board 2010
Norbert Platt

Norbert Platt

Non-executive Director
German, born 1947
Appointed to the board 2005
Alan Quasha

Alan Quasha

Non-executive Director
American, born 1949
Appointed to the board 2000
Maria Ramos

Maria Ramos

Non-executive Director
South African, born 1959
Appointed to the board 2011
Lord Renwick of Clifton

Lord Renwick of Clifton

Lead Independent Director
Non-executive Director

British, born 1937
Appointed to the board 1995
Jan Rupert

Jan Rupert

Non-executive Director
South African, born 1955
Appointed to the board 2006
Jürgen Schrempp

Jürgen Schrempp

Non-executive Director
German, born 1944
Appointed to the board 2003
The Duke of Wellington

The Duke of Wellington

Non-executive Director
British, born 1945
Appointed to the board 2000
 

Matthew Kilgarriff

Company Secretary