Richemont announces the nomination of Mr Bernard Fornas to the Board of
Directors of Compagnie Financière Richemont SA.

Mr Fornas is currently Joint Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Richemont and
is a member of its Group Management Committee. Mr Fornas was Chief Executive
of Cartier from 2002 to 2012 and first joined that Maison in 1994.

With effect from 1 April 2013, Mr Fornas will become Co-Chief Executive
Officer of Richemont. Mr Richard Lepeu will also become Co-Chief Executive
Officer of Richemont from that date.

Mr Fornas has been nominated for election to the Board of Directors at the
Company's Annual General Meeting, to be held on 12 September 2013. His
appointment is subject to the approval of the shareholders at that meeting. Mr
Fornas will serve as an executive director.


About Richemont

Richemont owns a portfolio of leading international brands or 'Maisons', which
are managed independently of one another, recognising their individuality and
uniqueness. The businesses operate in five areas: Jewellery Maisons, being
Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels; Specialist watchmakers, being A. Lange &
Söhne, Baume & Mercier, IWC, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Officine Panerai, Piaget, Roger
Dubuis and Vacheron Constantin, as well as the Ralph Lauren Watch and Jewelry
joint venture; Montblanc Maison; and Other businesses, which include Alfred
Dunhill, Chloé, Lancel and Net-a-Porter as well as other smaller Maisons and
watch component manufacturing activities for third parties. For more
information, please visit

Richemont 'A' shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, Richemont's primary
listing, and are included in the Swiss Market Index ('SMI') of leading stocks.
Richemont South African Depository Receipts are listed in Johannesburg,
Richemont's secondary listing.

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