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Delphine Arnault appointed CEO of Christian Dior Couture, and Pietro Beccari at the helm of Louis Vuitton

Delphine Arnault, fille of Bernard Arnault, a été nommée PDG of the maison Christian Dior tandis que Pietro Beccari, who occupies this post, prendra the tête of the maison Louis Vuitton, premiere marque de luxe au monde, an annoncé mercredi le groupe LVMH in its statment.

Delphine Arnault, 47, has so far been Deputy General Manager of Louis Vuitton and has been responsible for overseeing all product activity since 2013, after working for Christian Dior for twelve years.

“The appointment of Delphine Arnault represents a continuation of the path of excellence in fashion and leather goods. Under his guidance, the desirability of products has progressed exponentially, allowing the brand to move from record to record. His sharp eye and unrivaled experience will be an asset,” said his father, in the press release. The decisive follow-up to the development of Christian Dior.

The businessman’s five children are already employed by the LVMH group: in addition to Delphine, Antoine, the eldest son, was appointed last December general director of the holding company Christian Dior SE, which controls the world’s number one position in luxury LVMH, where he is also vice-chairman of the holding company’s board . He is also Managing Director of Berluti, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Loro Piana, Director of Image and Environment of the LVMH Group, and Director of LVMH.

Alexandre Arnault is Executive Vice President of Tiffany Jewelers. Frédéric is the CEO of Tag Heuer and Jean is the Director of Marketing and Watch Development at Louis Vuitton.

On the appointment of Pietro Beccari, Bernard Arnault on Wednesday highlighted his “extraordinary work over the past five years” at Dior. According to him, “There is no doubt that it will lead Louis Vuitton to more desirability and success.”

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The billionaire also praised Michael Burke’s “tremendous work” after ten years at the helm of Louis Vuitton, which allowed the brand to “widen the gap with its competitors.”

“Unlike Louis Vuitton, he was able to successfully support the merger [du joaillier] Tiffany on the set,” added the billionaire quoted in the press release, specifying that Mr Burke would take on “new direct assignments” with him.

Bernard Arnault, 73, recently became the world’s leading fortune with his family ahead of Elon Musk, the head of Tesla, SpaceX and Twitter, according to Forbes’ ranking.