The French department store group, owner also of La Redoute, Royal Quartz Paris, Louis Pion, Mauboussin and BazarChic, has hired Sandra Weber, a corporate finance expert formerly with Swiss retail group Rallye.
The Galeries Lafayette group has set up a job protection plan for the 240 employees of its Guérin jewellery brand, which will be jettisoned in the group’s jewellery division’s overhaul following Maubossin's acquisition.
The French department store group has announced the appointment of Constance de Polignac to director of marketing and digital, overseeing communication activities for both Galeries Lafayette and BHV Marais.
The French retailer has chosen Matthieu Caloni, formerly with LVMH and Histoire d’Or, for the post of Director of Strategy and Transformation of the Galeries Lafayette and BHV Marais department stores.
British architects' studio AL_A, which has worked on Selfridges in Birmingham, will take the lead in the main building's renovation at the Galeries Lafayettes department store in Boulevard Haussmann, Paris.