Carven was acquired by Icicle Group in October 2018 with the aim to relaunch and redeploy the Carven brand, activities and collections in France, China and the international market. This major hire, conducted with the assistance of an Executive Search Firm, is a first step which demonstrates the will of the Icicle Group to give Carven the leadership it deserves to ensure its development in addition to the strength and synergies the Icicle Group will provide to the French Fashion House.
Daphne Cousineau was most recently President EMEA for Balenciaga, prior to that she was Global Sales Director at Lanvin after having spent several years at Valentino in France and in Europe in Managing Director and commercial positions. Earlier in her career, she was with McKinsey company where she held various consulting positions in Montreal, London and Paris. A Canadian and French national, Daphné Cousineau is a graduate from the University of Montreal.
“I am delighted to join Carven, this wonderful heritage fashion brand, and to lead its relaunch project.
The brand presents such a strong development potential and will undoubtely succeed in attracting the creative talent needed for its revival.”