Philippe Schaus was born in Luxembourg on June 6, 1963.
A graduate of INSEAD, Philippe Schaus began his career in 1987 at J.P. Morgan Inc. before joining The Boston Consulting Group in 1990. In 1992 he became International Commercial Director of the Porcelain Tableware Division at Villeroy & Boch A.G. before being promoted Managing Director for the Division in 1999 and then Member of the Board.
He joined Louis Vuitton in 2003 as President of the Europe Zone and was appointed Senior Vice President, International, in 2006. Between 2009 and 2011 he was Executive Vice President of Louis Vuitton. Mr. Schaus joined DFS Group in Hong Kong in 2011 as Group President of Merchandising and Marketing. He was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DFS Group in 2012. He has been a member of the Executive Committee of LVMH since 2012.