LVMH Names Former Nestle Executive to Head Human Resources

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s leading luxury goods Group, has appointed Chantal Gaemperle as director of Human Resources.

Gaemperle, 44, is a graduate of Lausanne University. She started her career with Philip Morris before joining Merrill Lynch as Director of Human Resources for Switzerland. Since 2001, she has been with Nestle as head of Corporate Management Development and Sourcing.

Gaemperle will join the LVMH Group in March as a member of its Executive Committee. She succeeds Concetta Lanciaux who is retiring from the Group to take up an external post as head of a new strategic consultancy, which will work closely with Groupe Arnault. Bernard Arnault commented:

LVMH’s Watches and Jewelry division comprises TAG Heuer, Chaumet, Christian Dior Watches, Zenith, Fred, the prestigious Italian writing instruments company of OMAS and De Beers Diamond Jewellers Limited, a joint venture created with the world’s leading diamond group.

LVMH’s Wines and Spirits portfolio of brands includes Moet & Chandon, Dom Perignon, Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin, Krug, Ruinart, Chateau d’Yquem, Chandon Estates, Hennessy, Glenmorangie, Belvedere and Chopin. Its Fashion and Leather Goods division includes Louis Vuitton, Celine, Loewe, Kenzo, Givenchy, Thomas Pink, Fendi, Emilio Pucci, Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs, Berluti, StefanoBi as well as eLUXURY, the online source for luxury goods. Its Perfumes and Cosmetics sector includes Parfums Christian Dior, Guerlain, Parfums Givenchy, Parfums Kenzo, Perfumes Loewe. LVMH is also active in selective retailing through DFS, Sephora in Europe and the United States, Le Bon Marche and La Samaritaine.