Appointment to Richemont Senior Executive Committee
26 Jun 2020
Richemont announces that, effective 1 September 2020, Philippe Fortunato will assume the role of CEO of Fashion & Accessories Maisons and will join the Group's Senior Executive Committee.
Philippe Fortunato will report to Jérôme Lambert, Chief Executive Officer of Richemont.
Mr Fortunato joins from Givenchy, where he has served as 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 brings over 30 years of managerial experience in the luxury industry and strong international exposure.
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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