LVMH Mo�t Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s leading luxury products Group, announces the appointment of Frédéric Cuménal as President of Mo�t & Chandon, starting January 2004.
A graduate of Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, ESSEC and Harvard Business School, Frédéric Cuménal has been President of Domaine Chandon California in Napa – a vineyard and winery founded by Mo�t & Chandon – since September 1999.
Frédéric Cuménal began his career in Marketing and Sales at Procter & Gamble, and worked subsequently for Lesieur and Mars.
He joined LVMH in 1995 as European Director of Mo�t & Chandon, then was Managing Director of Mo�t Hennessy Europe from 1996 until 1999.
Christophe Navarre, President of Mo�t Hennessy, declared, ''Frédéric Cuménal's mission will be to pursue the development and to strengthen the leadership of Mo�t & Chandon and Dom Pérignon – star brands of our portfolio.''
''I am delighted to join Mo�t & Chandon, the champagne leader, and its high performing team, to contribute to its development and international expansion'', said Frédéric Cuménal.
Mo�t Hennessy, a subsidiary of LVMH, the world leader in cognac and champagne, with brands such as Hennessy, Mo�t & Chandon, Dom Pérignon, Veuve Clicquot, Krug, Ruinart and Mercier, continues to gain market share in the strategic market of luxury wines and spirits.