LVMH Announcement: Appointment at Tag Heuer Business Wire PARIS -- May 6, 2013 Francesco Trapani, President of the Watch and Jewelry Division, announces the appointment of Stéphane Linder as Chief Executive Officer of TAG Heuer as of June 1st 2013. Stéphane, who is currently Vice President of Sales North America for TAG Heuer, is taking over from Jean-Christophe Babin, who successfully developed the company since 2000 when he joined TAG Heuer as CEO. A Swiss citizen and graduate in engineering of EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), Stéphane Linder started his career at Fegawerk in Switzerland in 1991. In 1993, he joined TAG Heuer in Switzerland in the R&D Department, and successively held the positions of Product and Trade Marketing Manager, R&D and Brand Director, and Vice President of Marketing and Product Design in 2007. In 2010, Stéphane joined TAG Heuer North America as Vice President of Sales, a position he has held since then. LVMH LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton is represented in Wines and Spirits by a portfolio of brands that includes Moët & Chandon, Dom Pérignon, Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin, Krug, Ruinart, Mercier, Château d’Yquem, Hennessy, Glenmorangie, Ardbeg, Wen Jun, Belvedere, 10 Cane, Chandon, Cloudy Bay, Terrazas de los Andes, Cheval des Andes, Cape Mentelle, Newton et Numanthia. Its Fashion and Leather Goods division includes Louis Vuitton, Céline, Loewe, Kenzo, Givenchy, Thomas Pink, Fendi, Emilio Pucci, Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs and Berluti. LVMH is present in the Perfumes and Cosmetics sector with Parfums Christian Dior, Guerlain, Parfums Givenchy, Parfums Kenzo, Perfumes Loewe as well as other promising cosmetic companies (BeneFit Cosmetics, Make Up For Ever, Acqua di Parma and Fresh). LVMH is also active in selective retailing as well as in other activities through DFS, Sephora, Le Bon Marché, la Samaritaine and Royal Van Lent. LVMH's Watches and Jewelry division comprises Bulgari, TAG Heuer, Chaumet, Dior Watches, Zenith, Fred, Hublot and De Beers Diamond Jewellers Ltd, a joint venture created with the world’s leading diamond group. "Certain information included in this release is forward looking and is subject to important risks and uncertainties and factors beyond our control or ability to predict, that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated, projected or implied. It only reflects our views as of the date of this presentation. No undue reliance should therefore be based on any such information, it being also agreed that we undertake no commitment to amend or update it after the date hereof.” Contact: Analysts and investors: LVMH Chris Hollis, + 33 1.4413.2122 or Media: France: DGM Conseil Michel Calzaroni/Olivier Labesse/Sonia Fellmann/Hugues Schmitt + 33 1.4070.1189 or UK: Capital MSL Claire Maloney +44 207.307.5341 or Italy: Carlo Bruno&Associati Michele Calcaterra/Mateo Steinbach +39 02.8905.5101 or US: Kekst & Company James Fingeroth/Molly Morse/Anntal Silver +1 212.521.48.22
LVMH Announcement: Appointment at Tag Heuer
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