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Kering names new HR director

Tuesday March 1st 2016

Kering, the owner of luxury brands such as Gucci, Alexander McQueen and Stella McCartney, has appointed Béatrice Lazat as its new human resources director.

Due to join Kering on 3 March, Lazat will be a member of the group’s executive committee, reporting to Kering managing director, Jean-François Palus.

In statement, Kering said Lazat will be responsible for developing its HR policy in line with the group’s new strategy.

A French national, Lazat started her career in the luxury sector at Chanel before moving to Christofle then spending 20 years at L’Oreal. Most recently, she worked in Shanghai as L’Oréal’s human resources director for the Asia-Pacific region.

Lazat will replace Belén Essioux-Trujillo.