Comité Colbert Names New Head

Michel Bernardaud takes over from Françoise Montenay as president of the French luxury association.

NEW BOSS AT COLBERT: French luxury goods association Comité Colbert has elected a new president. Michel Bernardaud, chief executive officer of porcelain manufacturer Bernardaud, will hold the position for four years, succeeding Françoise Montenay, president of the supervisory board of Chanel SAS.


The committee has also accepted three new members: French furniture and jewelry designer Hervé van der Straeten, Belgian leather goods manufacturer Delvaux, and Polish cosmetics firm Dr Irena Eris.