French luxury goods group LVMH announced the appointment of Damien Bertrand as CEO of Italian textile and clothing company Loro Piana, effective 15th November, 2021.
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Currently working at Dior as Managing Director of Christina Dior Couture in Paris, Damien will succeed Fabio d’Angelantonio, who has been in the role for five years.
“We are very happy of Damien’s appointment as CEO of Loro Piana. At Dior, he has shown the ability to deliver great results through his sense of product excellence, daring ideas and commitment to brand desirability. He is a well-rounded leader, able to get the best from people while maintaining a strong team spirit. This skillset will help him take the beautiful Loro Piana Maison to the next level. Damien’s promotion to CEO is also a demonstration of LVMH’s ability to develop great leaders through the right internal career paths,” said Toni Belloni, LVMH Group Managing Director.
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“I would like to take this opportunity to thank Fabio for his leadership. He steered the transformation of Loro Piana from a family business to an LVMH Maison, with great respect for its heritage and people. He ensured that not an inch of passion for the absolute best materials would be lost, while leading performance improvement and a modernization of key functions and products. It has been a pleasure to work together, we wish him well in his new endeavours,” commented Antoine Arnault, Chairman of Loro Piana.