Press Releases


October 3, 2001
Thierry Nataf is appointed President of Zenith, the prestigious Swiss watch and precision movement manufacturer

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world's leading luxury products company, today announced the appointment of Thierry Nataf, currently Chief Executive Officer of Zenith, as President of the company, effective January 1, 2002.
Zenith was acquired by LVMH in 1999 and forms a key part of the Group's Watch & Jewellery division.

François Manfredini will relinquish his responsibilities as President of Zenith at this date to join the LVMH Watch & Jewelry Group as Vice President, Mouvements Horlogers. He will be in charge of coordinating the watch movements strategy of all our brands and will represent LVMH with Swiss and international trade organizations.