Pierre Louette has been charged with strengthening the digital presence of the group’s media properties.
France’s richest man distributed the shares to his children, including Delphine and Antoine Arnault, according to stock market filings.
Nike was among the companies caught up in the Paradise Papers release, while Taylor Swift is striking back against a blogger’s post.
The ceremony was held at the French foreign affairs ministry.
The architect was in town for the opening of the “Being Modern, MoMA in Paris” exhibition at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris.
The images marking the 80th anniversary of the brand’s aluminum luggage feature the cases of customers ranging from Martha Stewart to Virgil Abloh.
He succeeds Christophe Navarre, who is leaving LVMH’s wines and spirits division after 20 years to focus on his investment fund Neptune International.