The appointment cements the 24-year-old designer’s meteoric rise since launching his label last April.
The L’Oréal chief was one of several beauty executives who made the annual Legion of Honor list.
The scent is the first to be launched under the brand’s license with Inter Parfums.
The French fashion house is parting ways with men’s wear creative director Federico Curradi after three seasons.
The luxury company addressed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic while it revealed the first fragrance is expected to bow in the first quarter of 2022.
The business bought the license from Coty earlier this year.
Rochas put its men’s line on hold last year when it parted ways with Béatrice Ferrant after only two seasons.