Vice-President of the Fondation d’Entreprise Louis Vuitton pour la Création
Yves Carcelle was born in France in 1948.
He graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique (1966) and holds an MBA from INSEAD (France).
He began his career with Spontex in 1970 before joining Blenda Pharm laboratories in 1974, where he was appointed Director of the Absorba Division – Poron in 1979 and president of Descamps in 1985.
Yves Carcelle joined LVMH in 1989 as Strategic Director. He was then Chairman and CEO of Louis Vuitton from 1990 to 2012. He is currently Vice-President of the Fondation d’Entreprise Louis Vuitton pour la Création and a member of the LVMH Executive Committee.
Yves Carcelle is also a board member of the Comité Colbert and the Palais de Tokyo in Paris.
He is a Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor and an Honorary Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit.