Bernard Arnault Leads French New 12 months’s Honors Checklist – WWD


PARIS Luxurious magnate Bernard Arnault was awarded the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honor, France’s highest civilian ornament, within the annual New 12 months’s Day honors checklist.

The founding father of the LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton conglomerate, which owns manufacturers together with Louis Vuitton, Dior, Tiffany & Co., Guerlain and Dom Pérignon, beforehand had been made a Grand Officer of the Legion of Honor in 2011.

Chantal Gaemperle, govt vice chairman of human assets and synergies at LVMH, was declared a Knight of the Legion of Honor within the checklist revealed on Sunday, as was journalist and writer Sophie Fontanel.

Others related to the luxurious world who have been promoted to Knight included Marc Schwartz, chief govt officer of the Monnaie de Paris, France’s sovereign mint; Pascale Duchénoy, CEO of embroiderer Maison Duchénoy, and mastor tailor Marc de Luca. In the meantime, pastry chef Pierre Hermé was made an Officer. 


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