NEW RECRUIT: Edouard Schneider is joining Louis Vuitton as head of press and public relations. He starts April 7 and reports to Frédéric Winckler, Vuitton’s communications and events director. Schneider is currently director of communications at Maison Martin Margiela and has also worked at Sonia Rykiel. Winckler said Schneider picks up duties previously handled by Isabella Capece Galeota, who left Vuitton last year to join Berluti as director of image and communications.
Schneider’s successor at Margiela has yet to be named.
This story first appeared in the March 17, 2014 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.