MAIN EVENT: Louis Vuitton has named Jenny Galimberti its new communications and events director, effective April 29.

This story first appeared in the April 14, 2015 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.

Galimberti joins the French luxury brand from Alfred Dunhill, where she is chief marketing officer. She has also held senior roles in communications and brand development at Gucci, L’Oréal, Swarovski and Prada. At Vuitton, Galimberti will become a member of the executive committee and has worldwide responsibility for communications and brand development, including media relations, events and digital. She succeeds Frédéric Winckler in the role and reports to Michael Burke, Vuitton’s chairman and chief executive officer.