Chief Operating Officer
Mr Jérôme Lambert has been appointed to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer. Mr Lambert will be responsible for all Maisons other than Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels. In addition, he will continue to be responsible for the Richemont regional support platforms and central support services, excluding Finance, Human Resources and Technology.
To assist Mr Lambert, Mr Emmanuel Perrin, currently International Sales Director of Cartier, will be appointed Head of Specialist Watchmakers Distribution. In this newly created position, he will be responsible for the coordination of all Specialist Watchmakers’ distribution strategies. Mr Perrin will join the Senior Executive Committee effective immediately.
Commenting on the changes, Mr Johann Rupert, Chairman, said: “The changes announced today will continue our transformation of the Specialist Watchmakers’ business models to meet the demands of today’s environment. Mr Perrin, in his twenty-five years with the Group, has been successful with Van Cleef & Arpels and, most recently, Cartier, in developing partnerships with our wholesale partners. A prime area of focus will be matching supply with end customer demand.”