Richemont said its board of directors is recommending that Ms. Sophie Guieysse for election as an Executive Director to the Board of Directors of Compagnie Financière Richemont SA.
The Swiss luxury group said the election will take place at the next Annual General Meeting, to be held on 10 September 2018.
Ms Guieysse is currently Group Human Resources Director of Richemont and a member of its Senior Executive Committee. Ms Guieysse will report to Mr Lambert, Group Chief Operating Officer, equally member of the Senior Executive Committee and a Director on the Board of Compagnie Financière Richemont SA.
Ms Guieysse joined Richemont in her current capacity in October 2017 from Dior where she had been advising on the future of luxury in a connected world. She serves on the Board of Directors of Maisons du Monde and is Chairman of the Nominations & Compensation Committee.
In addition, Ms Guieysse is a member of the Remuneration Committee of Paris 2024 Olympic Games Organising Committee and of the 2023 Rugby World Cup Organising Committee.