Raffaella Cornaggia named Kering Beauté CEO
Kering has announced the appointment of Raffaella Cornaggia as CEO at Kering Beauté. Based in Paris and reporting to Jean-François Palus, Group Managing Director at Kering, she will be a member of the Group’s Executive Committee.
In her new role, and supported by a team of seasoned professionals, Cornaggia will help develop an expertise in the beauty category for Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Pomellato and Qeelin.
The creation of Kering Beauté will enable the Group to support these brands in the development of the beauty category, which is a natural extension of their universe.
Kering is confident it can create value for the Group and its Houses, drawing on each of their unique identity in a way that is fully consistent with their strategy and market positioning.
“I am delighted to welcome Raffaella Cornaggia, who brings us considerable experience in a segment that we see as strategically important for our Houses. We are building this new area of expertise within our Group to ensure that our brands can fulfill their potential in this category,” said Jean-François Palus, Group Managing Director.