PARIS — Louis Vuitton has named Stefano Cantino senior vice president communication and events. Cantino succeeds Jenny Galimberti who is headed to J.W. Anderson – another brand in the LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton universe – to take up the role of chief executive officer.
He will report to Vuitton chairman and chief executive officer, Michael Burke.
Italian by birth, Cantino, who boasts over 20 years’ experience in the luxury industry, has held a range of global brand development positions in retail, communications and marketing at labels including Prada and Alaïa. A political science graduate of the University of Turin, he is well versed in strategic and operational communications.
The executive joined Prada as marketing director in the late Nineties and went on to head up communications and external relations for the brand. From 2014 he was strategic marketing director for Miu Miu, Prada, Car Shoe and Church’s, the position he most recently held.