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Kering appoints Thierry Marty president of North & Southeast Asia Pacific

Oct 6, 2021

Global Luxury group Kering has named Thierry Marty as president of Kering North & South-East Asia Pacific, which includes Japan, South Korea, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand. 

Kering appoints Thierry Marty president of North & Southeast Asia Pacific - Kering

In the newly created position, Marty will help reinforce Kering’s corporate team in the APAC region, supporting the long-term development of its Houses in the region. 

He joins the group with over 20 years of luxury experience in Asia, where he has lived in Singapore, Tokyo and Seoul. He started his career at Deloitte, before joining LVMH in 1995 including from finance to general management roles. He worked in particular in Singapore for LVMH then for Celine and Fendi, in Seoul for Bulgari and Louis Vuitton, and in Tokyo for Bulgari again.

He will be based in Seoul and will report to Jean-François Palus, group managing director of Kering. Meanwhile, Kering’s organization in Greater China remains unchanged with Jinqing Cai, as president of Kering Greater China, who continues to lead the local corporate teams.

“We are delighted to welcome Thierry Marty to reinforce Kering’s presence in North and South-East Asia Pacific,” said Palus, in a news statement.

“Having lived more than 20 years in Asia, he brings extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of the luxury industry in these markets. We are convinced that he will add an important contribution to the implementation of our strategy in North and Southeast Asia Pacific.”

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