HONOR ROLL: Leonard managing director Nathalie Tribouillard-Chassaing was decorated with the Chevalier of the Legion of Honor, France’s high cultural distinction, on Tuesday at the fashion house’s headquarters in Paris. Françoise Montenay, president of the Comité Colbert, did the honors.

Among other achievements, Tribouillard-Chassaing has strongly developed Leonard’s growth in Asia since joining the family business founded by her father, Daniel Tribouillard, in 1958. Tribouillard-Chassaing thanked her family and “the people I work with everyday. When all is said and done, I came here as the daughter of the boss, but they have all trusted me,” she added.

This story first appeared in the March 9, 2012 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

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