Jordi Constans named Louis Vuitton CEO

There’s big news in the luxury fashion world — Jordi Constans has been named the new CEO of Louis Vuitton, replacing Yves Carcelle. Carcelle’s relationship with the brand is not set to end – as he is slated to become vice chairman of the forthcoming Foundation Louis Vuitton, a Frank Gehry-designed art museum slated to open next year in Paris. He’ll also continue to sit on the executive committee and undertake “strategic missions” alongside Bernard Arnault, according to WWD. Here’s Vogue with more:

Jordi Constans has officially replaced Yves Carcelle as CEO at Louis Vuitton. The Spanish businessman joined the French fashion house last year and was always slated to take over from his predecessor at the end of 2012, after spending 12 months familiarising himself with the brand. He is also set to become a member of LVMH’s executive committee. – from Vogue

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