Richemont Group is pleased to announce that Mr. Jérôme Lambert, currently Chief Operating Officer of Promote Group, is the Group’s Chief Executive Officer. This appointment will take effect immediately.
Mr. Jérôme Lambert has held various positions in Richemont Group. He led Jaeger-LeCoultre and Montblanc, and then oversaw the Group’s professional watchmaking, Montblanc and led the Group’s fashion and accessories business. Last November, Mr. Jérôme Lambert was appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Group.
Richemont Chairman Johann Rupert said: ‘There has been a major change in the consumer habits of value-for-money, and Jérôme’s new role has made him the leader of the Group’s future development. In repositioning and responding to challenges, Jérôme will lead the development of strategic plans to reflect the Board Long-term goals and priorities. ‘
‘Jérôme will work with senior board executives, including Cartier CEO Cyrille Vigneron, VanCleef & Arpels CEO Nicolas Bos, and Group Chief Financial Officer Burkhart Grund, while fully respecting the brand’s unique personality, while ensuring coordination and achieving common goals . ‘
Richemont Group’s professional watchmaking, online distributors and other businesses, as well as central and local functions will report to Mr. Jérôme Lambert. In addition, Mr. Jérôme Lambert will continue to receive the support of SophieGuieysse, Director of Human Resources, Federico Marchetti, CEO of YOOXNET-A-PORTERGROUP, Emmanuel Perrin, Head of Professional Watchmaking, and Eric Vallat, Head of Fashion and Accessories. (Photo / text watch home Xu Chaoyang)