PARIS SHUFFLE: Kering chairman and chief executive officer François-Henri Pinault has been elected to the board of managers and the executive committee of the Fédération française de la Couture du Prêt à Porter des Couturiers et des Créateurs de Mode, the organization said on Thursday.
Pinault was selected in his capacity as president of Yves Saint Laurent.
Separately, the board of the Chambre syndicale du Prêt à Porter des Couturiers et des Créateurs de Mode elected Bruno Pavlovsky, president of fashion at Chanel, as its president. He succeeds Ralph Toledano, president of Puig’s fashion division, who in July was named head of the federation, the executive body for the Chambres Syndicales.
Guillaume de Seynes, managing director at Hermès, and Jean-Marc Loubier, president and ceo of First Heritage Brands, were elected as vice-presidents of the Chambre Syndicale du Prêt à Porter des Couturiers et des Créateurs de Mode.
Fashion houses Aganovich and Christophe Lemaire were accepted as members of the trade association.