LVMH Mot Hennessy Louis Vuitton’s Perfumes and Cosmetics division has appointed Stephane Rinderknech chairman and CEO. Stéphane Rinderknech joined L’Oréal in 2001 in the United States within Travel Retail.

He oversees the group’s 15 beauty brands, grouped under Parfums Christian Dior, Guerlain, LVMH Fragrance Brands, and Kendo. Rinderknech also leads LVMH Hospitality Excellence, which includes Hôtels Cheval Blanc and Belmond Hotels. He remains a member of the group’s executive committee as well.

The recovery of our hotel activities has been guided by Stéphane with considerable strategic agility, driving tremendous momentum across the entire organization,” Arnault concluded.

Véronique Courtois, who takes over Parfums Christian Dior, and Gabrielle Saint-Genis Rodriguez, who now oversees Guerlain, report to Rinderknech.