LVMH Names Pierre Louette as CEO, President of Les Echos-Le Parisien Group

03/08/18 05:01 AM EST
   By Euan Conley 

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (MC.FR) said Thursday it has appointed Pierre Louette as president and chief executive officer of the Les Echos-Le Parisien Group, effective 12 March.

Mr. Louette, a former chief executive at Agence France-Presse, joins the French media group from Orange, where he served as executive vice president.

He will succeed Francis Morel, who steps down to focus on new projects after seven years, LVMH said.

Les Echos-Le Parisien Group includes French daily Le Parisien as well as financial newspaper, Les Echos.


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March 08, 2018 05:01 ET (10:01 GMT)

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