South African, born 1955
Mr Jan Rupert was appointed to the Board in 2006 and is a member of the Strategic Security and Nominations Committees. He joined the Group as Manufacturing Director in 1999 and served as an Executive Director from 2006 to 2012. Mr Jan Rupert has served as a Non‑executive Director since 2012.
Mr Jan Rupert is a graduate in mechanical engineering from Stellenbosch University, South Africa and has had an extensive career in production management in the tobacco and watchmaking industries. Prior to joining Richemont, he was Manufacturing Director of Rothmans International.