Brown resigns from LVMH

Pauline Brown has resigned as LVMH’s Chairman for North America effective end 2015. She will be pursuing other opportunities, the company said.

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PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LVMH announces that Pauline Brown has resigned from her role as Chairman for North America effective end 2015, in order to pursue other opportunities. She will ensure a smooth transition with her successor, whose announcement will be made shortly.
Toni Belloni, LVMH Managing Director, declared: “We are grateful to Pauline for her contributions to the Group over the last three years. Under her watch, our business in the region has continued to develop, and our organization as well. She has been a precious coach to our local teams. We wish her the best in her future ventures.”
Pauline Brown joined LVMH at the end of 2012, after a career in prestigious companies such as Bain & Company, Estee Lauder, Carlyle Private Equity.
About LVMH
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton is represented in Wines and Spirits by a portfolio of brands that includes Moët & Chandon, Dom Pérignon, Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin, Krug, Ruinart, Mercier, Château d’Yquem, Domaine du Clos des Lambrays, Château Cheval Blanc, Hennessy, Glenmorangie, Ardbeg, Wen Jun, Belvedere, Chandon, Cloudy Bay, Terrazas de los Andes, Cheval des Andes, Cape Mentelle, Newton et Numanthia. Its Fashion and Leather Goods division includes Louis Vuitton, Céline, Loewe, Kenzo, Givenchy, Thomas Pink, Fendi, Emilio Pucci, Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs, Berluti, Nicholas Kirkwood and Loro Piana. LVMH is present in the Perfumes and Cosmetics sector with Parfums Christian Dior, Guerlain, Parfums Givenchy, Parfums Kenzo, Perfumes Loewe as well as other promising cosmetic companies (BeneFit Cosmetics, Make Up For Ever, Acqua di Parma and Fresh). LVMH is also active in selective retailing as well as in other activities through DFS, Sephora, Le Bon Marché, la Samaritaine and Royal Van Lent. LVMH’s Watches and Jewelry division comprises Bulgari, TAG Heuer, Chaumet, Dior Watches, Zenith, Fred, Hublot and De Beers Diamond Jewellers Ltd, a joint venture created with the world’s leading diamond group.