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. Nine nationalities are represented on the Board, which has 19 members.

Johann Rupert

Johann Rupert

Chairman
South African, born 1950
Appointed to the board 1988


Josua Malherbe

Josua Malherbe

Non-executive Deputy Chairman
South African, born 1955
Appointed to the board 2010
Nicolas Bos

Nicolas Bos

Chief Executive Officer of Van Cleef & Arpels
French, born 1971
Appointed to the board 2017
Burkhart Grund 

Burkhart Grund

Chief Financial Officer
German/American, born 1965
Appointed to the board 2017
Jérôme Lambert 

Jérôme Lambert

Chief Operating Officer
French/Swiss, born 1969
Appointed to the board 2017
Cyrille Vigneron

Cyrille Vigneron

Chief Executive Officer of Cartier
French, born 1961
Appointed to the board 2016
Nikesh Arora

Nikesh Arora

Non-executive Director
Indian, born 1968
Appointed to the board 2017


Clay Brendish

Clay Brendish

Lead Independent Director
Non-executive Director

British, born 1947
Appointed to the board 2017
Jean-Blaise Eckert

Jean-Blaise Eckert

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


Keyu Jin

Keyu Jin

Non-executive Director
Chinese, born 1982
Appointed to the board 2017
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
Vesna Nevistic

Vesna Nevistic

Non-executive Director
Swiss, born 1965
Appointed to the board 2017


Guillaume Pictet

Guillaume Pictet

Non-executive Director
Swiss, born 1950
Appointed to the board 2010
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
Anton Rupert

Anton Rupert

Non-executive Director
South African, born 1987
Appointed to the board 2017


Jan Rupert

Jan Rupert

Non-executive Director
South African, born 1955
Appointed to the board 2006
Gary Saage

Gary Saage

Non-executive Director
American, born 1960
Appointed to the board 2010


 

Matthew Kilgarriff

Company Secretary