Chris de Lapuente, 49, holds dual Spanish and British citizenship.
He is an economics graduate of the University of Buckingham.
He joined Procter & Gamble in 1983, holding positions of increasing responsibility in many different countries, including the UK, Spain, Turkey, Germany and Switzerland. In 2004 he was appointed the youngest ever president in the history of Procter & Gamble, in charge of the Hair Care division.
Chris de Lapuente joined LVMH in 2011 as Chief Executive Officer of Sephora. He is also a member of the LVMH Executive Committee.