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Johann Rupert

Mark Weston Exits Dunhill After Five Years

During his tenure as chief creative officer at Dunhill, Weston put a softer spin on the collections, and gave…

Luxury Remains Robust Despite Volatile Markets, Says Richemont

The luxury giant continues to focus on local audiences as it waits for China to lift lockdown restrictions…

Johann Rupert Bullish on Richemont Prospects Despite ‘Volatile’ Times

Richemont's sales rose 24 percent in the first half, with profit from continuing operations climbing 40…

Richemont Shareholders Reject Activist Investor Bluebell’s Proposals at AGM

Shareholders plumped for chairman Johann Rupert's pick Wendy Luhabe. The South African executive will now…

An Autumn of Activism Awaits European Luxury, Consumer Giants

Activist investors are nervous about shrinking valuations, inflation and geopolitical tensions — and they're…

Johann Rupert Slams Bluebell’s Proposals Ahead of Richemont AGM

In a detailed letter to shareholders, Richemont chairman Johann Rupert described Francesco Trapani…

Richemont Urges Shareholders to Reject Bluebell’s Proposals at AGM

Bluebell wants to install Francesco Trapani on the board to represent holders of the publicly listed shares.

Activist Bluebell Spells Out Richemont Demands

"We think there is no better person on the planet than Francesco Trapani to contribute, and add value to…

Activist Hedge Fund Bluebell Wants a Bigger Voice on Richemont’s Board

Bluebell wants Richemont to name a representative for those who hold the publicly-listed "A" shares, and the…

Johann Rupert Defiant on Richemont Strategy Despite Falling Shares

Rupert defended his strategies and vision for Richemont, and shrugged off the 13 percent share price decline…

In Fashion: Johann the Intellectual Syncs With José the Technologist

The Richemont-Farfetch talks are not just a potential new kind of combination, but a new way of doing…

Six Years On, Farfetch Answers Johann Rupert’s Call for Collaboration

Six years ago, Richemont's chief called on the luxury industry to join him in creating an open e-commerce…

Pearls of Insight from Richemont Chairman Johann Rupert

The founder, owner and chairman of Cartier parent Richemont, speaks his mind and on Friday he had much to say…

Johann Rupert Has No Plans to Sell Richemont, Which Bounced Back in Q4

Richemont's founder and chairman may be in the mood to cooperate with competitors, but says he has no desire…

Q4 Jump Lifts Richemont Sales; Full-year Profit Up 38 Percent

The company said it has seen a "strong start" to the new fiscal year as Johann Rupert paid tribute to Alber…