The new Paris flagship features a similar style as the brand’s refurbished Rue Saint-Honoré store.
The executive, who joins the brand from Céline, succeeds Luca Voarino in the post.
Creative director Demna Gvasalia has concocted a series of events for its residency, including installations, an art exhibit and free manicures.
Jarno Parkkima and Erwin Weder, the stars of the advertisements, are shown lounging on office furniture.
Simone Rocha, Craig Green, Alexander McQueen were among the British winners.
The Balenciaga creative director feted his first collection in the Rodeo Drive boutique on Thursday night, capping a five-day trip to L.A.