LVMH’s Inside Track: Lalonde Named Head Of Louis Vuitton U.S.

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Once again drawing on its deep management reserves. LVMH M?et Hennessy Louis Vuitton has tapped an internal key player to head its vital and fast-growing Vuitton business in America.

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