Didier Guérin Names Managing Director

Ilanite Attia will work alongside the jewelry retailer’s founder.

PARIS — Groupe Galeries Lafayette has named Ilanite Attia managing director of jewelry retailer Didier Guérin, which it acquired in July.


The appointment is effectively immediately.


Attia, who was most recently buying director for men’s fashion at Groupe Galeries Lafayette, will work alongside Didier Guérin’s founder. Since 1994 she has been with the group, which controls the Royal Quartz and Louis Pion watch chains in addition to the Galeries Lafayette and BHV department stores.


Didier Guérin has 34 stores, principally in Paris and its environs.