Laurent Boillot, Guerlain ceo for the last 12 years, is joining Hennessey. He will be named ceo of the LVMH-owned cognac brand early 2020. At Guerlain, Boillot is being replaced by Véronique Courtois, general manager at Parfums Dior.
Annica Bresky, currently head of Stora Enso's Consumer Board division, has been named president and ceo of the company as of December 1, 2019.
Priscille Caucé, formerly md Middle East at Michael Kors, has been named ceo of French packaging, brush and accessories supplier Cosmogen.
Stoelzle Group has named August Grupp manager of its Spirits business unit in charge of development, production and decoration of premium products. August Grupp is the son of Cornelius Grupp, owner of the glass group.
Alkos Group, which was acquired by KDC/One early July, has named Nathalie Archier Palmer to the position of CEO. She replaces Philippe Pavageau, who left the French group in January 2019. Archier Palmer comes from the pharma industry, where she was most recenty in charge of industrial activites and international development at Groupe Choay.
Get the latest luxury packaging news every week!
Paris-based design agency Chic has announced the arrival of Béatrice Pierrard as managing director of Chic et les Ateliers. Pierrard comes from LVMH, where she spent five years as international marketing director of the wines segment.
Following its investment in France's Champagne region, O-I is to inject 60 million euros into its site at Girancourt-sur-Vraine. The project will include the installation of a fourth furnace. The American glassmaker says that the increased capacity will mainly benefit the premium beer market.
Hermès is launching its first ever beauty line (makeup and skincare) in 2020 with packaging that is said to be "plastic-free".
French glassmaker Groupe Pochet has named Anne Callot sales director at Qualipac. She was formerly head of international sales at Dupont.