a Frenchman named world CEO of the beauty brand

Currently Deputy CEO of LVMH Fashion Group, Guillaume Motte will become CEO of Sephora on 1er January.

It’s a return… in style for the man who led Sephora in Europe and the Middle East between 2018 and 2020. Guillaume Motte has embraced a diversified career, with the retail trade as a red thread. “This sector has always attracted me because it proves that success depends simultaneously on the product, the positioning and the impression left by the visit to the store.“, explains the new CEO of Sephora in the world. The Centralien discovered this area when he arrived at McKinsey. Coming from a family of textile industrialists in the North, he turned to trade and distribution by affinity with the associates who supervised the department.

The desire to be operational led him to Éveil&Jeux in 1999, when e-commerce was in its infancy. He carried out the merger with Fnac Junior. Fort of theultra-rapid growth» that he succeeded in inspiring, he took the reins of Fnac in Switzerland. “I was the first country boss to have never managed Fnac stores before“, he confides…

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